Sunflower Bank Names Donna Day as Central Texas Regional Market President

August 17, 2023

Austin, TX - We are pleased to announce Donna Day is now Central Texas Regional Market President based in Austin. In this role, Donna is responsible for the strategy, management and growth of the bank in Central Texas across the commercial and personal banking, wealth management and mortgage lines of business. Sunflower Bank is a $7.8 billion bank with a model of delivering relationship-driven, local decision making with large bank solutions to locations throughout Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico and Texas. 

“Donna Day has been instrumental in growing Sunflower Bank’s commercial services in the Austin area since our merger with Pioneer Bank in 2022. Her knowledge of the market, passion for teamwork, and extensive banking background complements our vision for growth in Central Texas. Now as Central Texas Regional Market President, Donna brings an exemplary client relationship focus to our local full-service banking, wealth management, and Guardian Mortgage businesses,” said Neal Arnold, Chief Executive Officer and President of Sunflower Bank.

Donna has been in commercial banking in Austin for over thirty years and has held progressively responsible positions at community, regional and national banks serving clients large and small across a wide variety of industries. Most recently, Donna served as Sunflower Bank’s Austin Market President continuing her leadership role from Pioneer Bank, which she had joined in 2018. Donna is actively involved in a variety of community and professional organizations. She is a current Board Member of the Texas Bankers Association representing District 4. In July 2023, Donna was named a nominee for Austin Business Journal's 2023 Women in Business Awards.

“I’m very excited to be leading Sunflower Bank as we grow in Central Texas. The financial solutions that Sunflower Bank provides to businesses and business owners are well-suited to the needs of Austin’s dynamic economy. I am passionate about helping Austin companies grow and be successful and look forward to building and strengthening relationships with current and new clients,” Donna said. 

Sunflower Bank has four locations in the Central Texas Region and provides complete commercial banking, personal banking and wealth management services, as well as home loans through Guardian Mortgage, our national mortgage division. Texas is a primary market for Sunflower Bank and our assets in the state have increased to over $2.5 billion in the past two years.

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