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Bank of Brenham to open a new branch in Chappell Hill

Bank of Brenham (“BOB”) is excited to announce its development plans for a new, full-service branch in historic Chappell Hill, Texas.  The bank will be conveniently located at the southeast corner of U.S. 290 and FM Road 1155. The bank will have a combination of modern conveniences along with the friendly hometown banking services its customers have come to know and love.  Planned amenities include a beautiful and spacious lobby, offices, conference room, as well as a 3 lane drive-through.  Construction is slated to begin this summer with an anticipated grand opening this fall.
Jim Kruse, Bank of Brenham President says, “While many banks are closing doors, reducing hours, and decreasing customer service, we are opening doors and giving our customers the attention they deserve!  The future is bright for BOB and we are committed to the needs of Chappell Hill and the surrounding area.  Our customers work hard for their money, they deserve a bank that works as hard they do. Bank with BOB in Chappell Hill!”
Gary Durrenberger, local resident and current loan officer and AVP for Bank of Brenham, will serve as the Branch President.  “We are very excited about the opportunity to bring Bank of Brenham’s celebrated customer service and wide array of deposit and loan products to our current and future customers in Chappell Hill! As a dedicated community bank we envision a very bright future for the vibrant and historic community of Chappell Hill and its neighboring communities.”
Recently, Bank of Brenham was awarded “Small Business of the Year - 26+ employees for 2020” by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year.  Founded in 2001, Bank of Brenham has grown to $575 million in assets with $499 million in deposits and ranks #1 in deposit market share in Washington County with a 33.26% market share. To find out more information visit

Gary Durrenberger (left) and Jim Kruse

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