SouthStar Bank Steiner Ranch opens

Staff Reports

SouthStar Bank, one of the largest independent banks in Texas, is now open at Steiner Ranch Boulevard and RM 620.

“Our Steiner Ranch location expands our footprint to better serve the area with lending capabilities and product offerings to reinforce our commitment to convenience with exceptional customer service,” said David Kapavik, president of SouthStar Bank.

SouthStar Bank Steiner Ranch opened last week on March 8.

A public Open House and Ribbon Cutting ceremony will be held at the new Steiner branch on Thursday, April 27, 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. The family friendly event will include Texas-style BBQ, sweet treats and giveaways.

SouthStar Bank serves much of Central Texas through 14 full-service branches and four loan production offices, including four other Austin-area locations in Bee Cave, Southwest Austin, Round Rock and Leander.

“Though we are growing, we remain the same proudly independent, privately held community bank our customers can trust for all their financial services, including mortgages in the fast-growing Austin-area market,” Kapavik said.

SouthStar Bank specializes in residential mortgage, real estate and construction lending. Decisions are made locally and policies are continually updated to reflect current market conditions. This approach allows SouthStar Bank the flexibility to apply common sense standards to products, services and loan requests.

The Steiner Ranch branch and its experienced lending team are led by Elise Giles, senior vice president/commercial real estate lender, along with Larry Weisinger, senior vice president/mortgage lender, Greg Vesely, senior vice president/commercial lending officer, and Cole Schindler, vice president/mortgage lender. Collectively they have served the lending needs of businesses and individuals alike for over 80 years.

The 7,381 square-foot building began with design by architect Kirby Fleming in the Hill Country modern style, executed by McAden Builders. Embracing the beauty of its surroundings, interior design by Edgewater & Company captures the essence of the area. SouthStar Bank Steiner Ranch is full of influences driven by its location, sitting between Lake Travis and Lake Austin it is framed by some of the most picturesque offerings in the Texas Hill Country.

SouthStar Bank is headquartered in Moulton, Tex. and specializes in residential mortgage, real estate and construction lending. Built on a 100-year Texas heritage, the bank holds over $700 million in assets and focuses on community involvement and personal relationships. SouthStar Bank holds a 5-Star rating by Bauer Financial and Southern Bancshares of Houston holds majority ownership of SouthStar Bank.

SouthStar Bank Steiner Ranch team (L-R): Isaiah Olivares, Rhonda Robinson, Tera Latham, Steffani Scorborough, Elise Giles, Cole Schindler, Lisa Conrad, Greg Vesley