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Celebrating a long tradition of excellence and community pride in south Texas

We are proud of who we are and our communities where we bank and work. ValueBank Texas is an independent, locally owned community bank that has been serving our customers since 1967. We like to say that we are in the “people business” and there is no business more important to us than your business. We call our customers friends. Our driving force is how we can best help our customers by offering the latest in financial technology to make your banking easier and more efficient without losing the personal service you have come to expect.

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Explore Our Timeline

  • 1967

    ValueBank Texas originated as Texas State Bank (Chartered in 1966).

  • 1972

    A new building is constructed on Leopard Street in Corpus Christi, which is still used today.

  • 1972-1982

    Four independent banks from surrounding communities became affiliates of the International Bank of Corpus Christi.

  • 1973

    Texas State Bank changed its name to the International Bank of Corpus Christi to better reflect the potential growth of the port connected business.

  • 1982

    A six-story office building was added on to the bank building. Today it serves a diversity of tenants, as well as the bank’s executive offices.

  • The International Bank
    1991 the Texas Department of Banking approved the merger of five separate chartered banks
    The International Bank - South Side

    1991

    The Texas Legislature passed a new intrastate banking law, which allowed branch banking in Texas. In May 8, 1991 the Texas Department of Banking approved the merger of five separate chartered banks into four branches of The International Bank of Corpus Christi under the new name, The International Bank.

  • We changed our name to ValueBank Texas

    1998

    We changed our name to ValueBank Texas to better reflect our identity within the communities we serve.

  • 1999

    ValueBank Texas built branches in Rockport and another in the Midtown area of Corpus Christi.

  • 2000

    Scott Heitkamp became President of ValueBank Texas and Harlan Heitkamp remained CEO/Chairman of the Board. The International Bank grew to a total of six locations.

  • 2002

    Scott Heitkamp became the CEO of ValueBank Texas. Harlan Heitkamp retained his title as Chairman of the Board.

  • 2010

    A new branch location in Richmond/Katy area was purchased.

  • Present

    ValueBank Texas continues ahead, continuing to grow while remaining focused on personal service and our customers. Our tradition has never been forgotten. Even as new technology provides us tremendous opportunity, we remember the good ol’ days. We remain truly grateful for every smiling face that has graced our lobbies through the years, and we look forward to meeting new ones tomorrow. Thank you for being part of the ValueBank Texas family.