Our Leadership - Brenda Cates

Brenda Cates

Executive Vice President

MLO ID# 411714


Brenda Cates is Executive Vice President of BankTexas.


Brenda joined BankTexas in 1998 as a loan officer. Since then, Brenda has served as Vice President, then Senior Vice President. She assumed her role as Executive Vice President in 2010. In her current capacity, Brenda is the supervisor for the Bank's mortgage lenders, in addition to originating loans and maintaining a loan portfolio.


Prior to coming to BankTexas, Brenda was Assistant Vice President in loan operations and mortgage lending at Wood County National Bank. She began her banking career at Union State Bank in San Antonio where she worked for nine years.


Since moving to Quitman from San Antonio in 1988, Brenda was involved in Quitman Christmas Sharing PLUS for over 20 years and she has served on the board of directors of the Quitman Chamber of Commerce. She is also a 2003 graduate of the Leadership Class given by Leadership Lake Country, Inc.


Brenda has over 30 years of banking experience and is a 2005 graduate of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University, in Dallas, Texas. She has said that mortgage lending is not only her specialty, but also her passion.


Brenda and her husband have three children and four grandchildren. Most weekends she can be found visiting her grandchildren and watching them participate in various sports activities.


Office: Quitman Store

Phone: (903) 763-2264

Email: bcates@banktexas.org