American Momentum Bank hires Rick W. Mitchell as new Midland Market President

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MIDLAND, Texas — Rick W. Mitchell has joined American Momentum Bank as Senior Vice President/Midland Market President. A banking veteran with nearly 20 years of experience in West Texas, Mitchell will provide oversight for the bank’s growth and expansion within the market.

Mitchell was previously Senior Vice President, Energy Lender at Prosperity Bank in Midland.

“What really appealed to me about this new opportunity were the people,” Mitchell said. “The professionals at American Momentum have high integrity, strong character and solid reputations in the community.”

Since 2003, Mitchell has held positions with banks in Lubbock and Midland, including Community National Bank, Platinum Bank, FirstCapital Bank of Texas and Prosperity Bank. His experience includes business development, overseeing loan portfolios and lending in the energy sector.

“We are thrilled Rick has joined our team,” said Jarod C. Thomas, West Texas Market President at American Momentum. “His deep involvement in the Midland community, leadership skills and wealth of experience in West Texas banking make him a great fit for this role.”

Mitchell holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Abilene Christian University. An active member of his community, he currently serves as Deacon and Head of Financial Counseling Ministry at Fairmont Park Church of Christ. He has also served as a Director for both Be the Change Permian Basin and Campfire USA West Texas Council, and was a graduate of the 2005 class of Leadership Midland.

About American Momentum Bank
American Momentum Bank, a Texas-chartered banking association with total assets of $2.8 billion as of Sept. 30, 2022, provides comprehensive products and services for businesses and individuals. American Momentum Bank has 18 full-service banking centers in Texas and nine full-service banking centers in Florida. American Momentum Bank’s strong capitalization, superior asset quality and experienced management teams position it as one of the premier banks in each state. Visit to learn more.