Independent Bank Group, Inc. announced changes to its operations and technology leadership. James C. White will retire from the company and from his role as EVP, Chief Operations Officer effective July 1, 2022. In addition, Bill Wade has been named EVP, Chief Information Officer effective immediately, and Daniel App has been named as EVP, Head of Operations effective May 9, 2022.
Wade joined Independent Bank Group in 2021 and has more than 36 years of experience in technology-focused roles, including 11 years served as a Chief Information Officer across multiple industries. He has served as a guest lecturer and instructor at numerous universities, organizations, and technology forums. In his role, Wade will be responsible for leading the company's technology operations and strategy, and he will report to President & COO Michael B. Hobbs. App has been appointed to the newly created role of EVP, Head of Operations.
He has more than 33 years of experience in banking operations, most recently serving as Director of Operations and Processing for a $42 billion-in-assets bank based in the northeast. In his new role, App will have oversight of loan, deposit, and treasury operations and will report to President & COO Michael B. Hobbs.