IBC Bank-Brownsville promotes Karen R. Peña


BROWNSVILLE, RGV – IBC Bank-Brownsville is proud to announce the promotion of Karen R. Peña from executive office administrative assistant to marketing manager.

In this position, Peña will manage the marketing department, while also promoting IBC Bank throughout the community. She will coordinate all financial literacy events, which serve as a tool to educate children and adult financial lessons. In addition, Peña will be the liaison between IBC Bank and nonprofits in Cameron County.

“Karen is a valued member of our team,” said Al Villarreal, IBC Bank-Brownsville CEO and President. “She personifies the IBC Bank ‘We Do More’ philosophy. We couldn’t think of someone better to look after our marketing department.”

Karen R. Peña

Peña joined IBC Bank in 2007 straight out of high school as a part time teller and worked her way up through the ranks and advanced to senior sales supervisor and finally to marketing manager. In addition, Peña is actively involved with the community as part of the IBC Community Development Corporation Board, where she has served as president, secretary, project chair, and newsletter coordinator. This organization looks for opportunities to give back to the community.

Peña is currently attending UTRGV working towards a degree in business. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family.

IBC Bank–Brownsville is a member of International Bancshares Corporation (NASDAQ: IBOC), a $12.0 billion multi-bank financial holding company headquartered in Laredo, Texas, with 191 facilities and more than 289 ATMs serving 90 communities in Texas and Oklahoma. In 2016, IBC celebrated its 50th anniversary since it opened its doors for business in 1966. IBC Bank’s slogan “We Do More” reflects the bank’s dedication to the growth and success of both the customers and the communities it serves. International Bancshares was ranked 19th on Forbes’ prestigious list of 100 Best Banks in America in 2018. IBC Bank-Brownsville has been serving the area since 1984 and has a retail branch network of 12 locations.  MEMBER FDIC / INTERNATIONAL BANCSHARES CORPORATION. Visit us on our YouTube channel, IBCBankWeDoMore. More information is available at ibc.com.