HEREFORD, TX — FirstBank Southwest (FBSW) announces the retirement of Mike Schueler, Market President, and appointment of Dodd Scroggin, Senior Vice President, Commercial/Agricultural Lender, effective March 1, 2024.
After 25 years of dedicated service, Mr. Schueler has decided to retire, leaving behind a remarkable legacy of leadership, innovation, and community engagement. Under his guidance, FirstBank Southwest Hereford experienced significant growth and achieved countless milestones, solidifying its position as a trusted banking partner in the region.
During his tenure, Mr. Schueler played a pivotal role in cultivating strong relationships with customers, local businesses, and community organizations. His unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and his passion for supporting the community have been instrumental in the bank’s success.
“I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to have served as Market President of FirstBank Southwest,” said Mike Schueler. “It has been an honor to work with such a talented team and witness the positive impact we have made in the lives of our customers and the community. I am confident that Dodd will continue to lead the bank with integrity and drive, ensuring its continued growth and success.”
Stepping into the role of Market President, Dodd Scroggin brings a wealth of experience and expertise in the banking industry. Mr. Scroggin joined the FirstBank Southwest family in 2019 as Vice President Commercial/Agricultural Lender. In 2021, while growing his loan portfolio, Dodd was promoted to Senior Vice President still serving as a Commercial/Agricultural lender. During this time, he has served Hereford area commercial and ag customers assisting in growing their businesses and meeting their financial goals. Prior to joining FBSW, Mr. Scroggin worked in eastern Iowa as a lender for 31 years serving commercial, agricultural, consumer and real estate clients in the tall corn state. He has worked for three banks in his career and was at the last employer 22 years. Dodd dedicates himself to community service and is currently the treasurer for the Kiwanis Club of Hereford and is on the Hereford Planning and Zoning board. He has also served on the Deaf Smith County Chamber of Commerce board.
“We are thrilled to welcome Dodd as our new Market President,” Andy Marshall, President and CEO at FirstBank Southwest. “His proven leadership skills, extensive knowledge of the industry, and commitment to exceptional customer service make him the ideal candidate for this position. We are confident that under his guidance, FBSW Hereford will continue to thrive, providing innovative financial solutions to our valued customers.”
As Market President, Dodd will oversee the bank’s operations in Hereford, TX, ensuring the delivery of personalized banking services, fostering strategic partnerships, and further strengthening the bank’s presence in the local community.
FBSW extends its heartfelt appreciation to Mr. Schueler for his outstanding contributions and wishes him a joyful retirement!
About FirstBank Southwest
FirstBank Southwest (“FBSW”) was founded in 1907 and family owned since 1934. FirstBank Southwest is a dynamic 1.7+ billion regional bank that has the privilege of serving the families and businesses of the Texas Panhandle, DFW Metroplex, and Austin and San Antonio metro markets. It is the mission of FBSW to be the preferred community bank in the great state of Texas by providing focused financial services for commercial customers and retail customers. Get social with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. Visit us on our webpage at: www.fbsw.com.