Sponsored by NexBank SSB, a Dallas area regional bank, the Dallas Women’s Foundation hosted their 32nd Annual Luncheon recently. The event is intended to promote leadership roles for women and to encourage greater economic security for women in the community. In addition to sponsoring the event, NexBank presented the foundation with a check for $100,000.
The luncheon took place at the Hilton Anatole Hotel, which is in the heart of Dallas. For the luncheon, a keynote address was given by TIME Magazine’s Top 100 Influential People, Dr. Hope Jahren. Dr. Jahren is a best-selling author, as well as a highly successful scientist and businesswoman. In a live stream, the address given by Dr. Hope was delivered to 20 different schools across North Texas, allowing more than 10,000 students to listen to the speech.
Each year, the Dallas Women’s Foundation organizes the luncheon with participation from more than 1,300 business, civic, and community leaders. The foundation is one of the most renowned and most trusted women’s organizations in the area. It’s known for encouraging social and political change that promotes female empowerment and change for women and girls in the community.
NexBank is a commercial lender that has held a charter since 1922 and maintains $6.4 billion in assets. The institution provides a host of services encompassed by their commercial banking services, institutional services, and mortgage banking. Their clients include other financial institutions, as well as commercial businesses and national corporations.
NexBank provides financial services to help their clients obtain short-term and long-term goals. Their finance professionals work with clients to help them better manage cash flow, while also creating complex financial structures that will support goals for growth and expansion.
Insured by the FDIC, NexBank has a lending limit of $137 million, but can exceed that limit through syndication capabilities. They are the fourth largest bank in Dallas and the 10th biggest bank within the state. In addition to a mortgage banking division that reached over $6.1 billion in assets in 2017, NexBank works with the community. They provide mortgage services and consumer loans to more than 2,200 veterans in the state of Texas, while also providing low to median level mortgage loans to 700 families. In Dallas County, NexBank also assists with financial literacy courses, which are taught at 18 public schools in low income neighborhoods.