Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. Welcomes Joel Johnson as Chief Digital Officer


ADDISON, Texas – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNTY), the parent company of Guaranty Bank & Trust, NA, announced yesterday that Joel Johnson has been hired and appointed chief digital officer for the company. Johnson will be responsible for continuing to grow Guaranty’s digital product offerings with a focus on creating a streamlined user experience for the company’s digital and mobile banking customers while developing digital asset products. of the company.

As digital innovation comes to the forefront of the financial industry, Guaranty’s Chief Digital Officer sees growth opportunities by creating digital services for our clients that meet their global needs while delivering a personal and easy user experience. and responding to the company’s business customers. “Growing demand for financial and payment services. Johnson, in partnership with the team, will help Guaranty better serve its communities with digital banking offerings, including potential cryptocurrency and digital wallet service offerings that the bank is currently investigating.

Ty Abston, Chairman and CEO of Guaranty, said, “We are delighted to have Joel on our team. With the ever-changing digital landscape, Joel will help us stay ahead of the curve to serve our customers today and into the future. ”

Joel Johnson brings more than 20 years of proven experience helping leading organizations across multiple industries establish focused digital strategy and redefine their customer experiences and product strategies. Most recently, Johnson led UT Southwestern Medical Center’s digital initiatives by developing online and mobile channel interactions with data-driven performance solutions.

Joel graduated from the University of North Texas with a BAA in Business Information Systems.

About Guaranty Bancshares

Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. is a bank holding company that conducts commercial banking activities through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Guaranty Bank & Trust, NA As one of the oldest regional community banks in Texas, Guaranty Bank & Trust offers its clients a full range of relationship-oriented commercial and consumer banking products and services, as well as mortgage, trust and wealth management services. Guaranty Bank & Trust has 31 banking establishments in 24 Texas communities located in the East Texas, Dallas / Fort Worth, Greater Houston and Central Texas areas of the state. As of March 31, 2021, Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. had total assets of $ 2.9 billion, total loans of $ 1.9 billion, and total deposits of $ 2.5 billion. Visit for more information.

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