Corpus Christi-based American Bank has big plans for the next five years.

The bank announced Feb. 2 that it would expand into the Houston and San Antonio markets before the end of 2018 as part of its five-year strategic plan to double its size and profit, according to a press release and related materials. The nearly 50-year-old bank currently has 13 locations in six Texas cities.

To lead the Houston expansion, American Bank appointed Brent Johnston as its chief lending officer, per the release.…

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