Leadership Team

Leaders in the workplace and the community.

Meet Our Leadership Team

“Your company is only as extraordinary as your people.”

 Our leadership team works tirelessly to make sure the needs of our clients are being met.
They are leaders in the bank and in the community.
They have exceptional drive, determination, and work ethic.
They are committed to the success of Vista Bank.

Mickey Long

Mickey L. Long, Chairman

Mickey L. Long serves as the chairman of Vista Bank.

Community Involvement:
Westex/WLP Well Service, President
Texas Tech University System Board of Regents, Chairman
Regents’ Rules Review Committee, Past Chairman
Angelo State Carr Foundation, Past Chairman
Association of Energy Service Companies, Member
Texas Tech University Hall of Legacy, Member
Texas Tech Foundation, Past Member
Angelo State University Alumni Foundation, Past Member
Red Raider Club National Board of Directors, Past Member

Education:
Angelo State University, Bachelor of Science

John Steinmetz

John D. Steinmetz, CEO

John D. Steinmetz serves as the President and CEO of Vista Bank where he oversees all banking activities, and directs the planning and achieving of strategic enterprise goals. Additionally, Mr. Steinmetz is responsible for all client, employee, and shareholder relations. Steinmetz has been with Vista Bank since 2007.

Community Involvement:
Texas Tech University System, Board of Regent
Texas Tech University System, Chair of Finance and Administration Committee
Young Presidents’ Organization, Member
Vista Bank, Board of Directors
Angelo State Carr Foundation, Chairman
Texas Lyceum, Past Director
State of Texas Brazos River Authority, Past Director
Young Life, Board Member
Lubbock Area Foundation, Member
Boys and Girls Club, Past Board President
United Way of Lubbock, Past Cabinet Member
Young Professionals of Greater Lubbock, Co-founder
Texas Tech University College of Human Sciences, Past Dean’s Council Chairman
U.S. Senate Leadership Summit, Past Texas Delegate
Texas Tech Univeristy, Chancellors Council

Achievements:
2015 Maverick PAC Future 40 Honoree
2012 Small Business Administration Financial Service Champion Award
Volunteer Center of Lubbock, Lubbock Young Professional of the Year

Education:
Texas Tech University, B.B.A. Finance, Emphasis in Real Estate
Texas Tech University, School of Community Banking

Words to Live By:
Loyalty is King

Kyle Benson

Kyle Benson, Hale Center President

Kyle Benson serves as the President of Vista Bank in Hale Center, and has been with the bank since 2004.

Community Involvement
First Baptist Church of Hale Center, Finance Committee Member
Hale County Hospital District, Vice President
Hale County Economic Development Corporation, Board Member
Hale Center Lions Club, Past President and Current Member
Hale Country Stock Show, Past President and Current Member
Panhandle Parade of Breeds, Board Member
Hale Center ISD School Board, Past Vice President
Plainview Area United Way, Past Division Chair
Texas Tech Ag Bankers Conference, Past Board Member

Education:
Texas Tech University, B.S. Agricultural Economics

Words to Live By:
Take care of your words and your words will take care of you.

Toby Cecil

Toby Cecil, Lubbock President

Toby Cecil serves as the President of Vista Bank in Lubbock, and has been with the bank since 2009.

Community Involvement:
Double T Varsity Club, President Elect
Lubbock Housing Authority, Board of Commissioners
Texas Tech University Early Head Start, Governing Board
UMC Gala, Past Underwriting Committee
March of Dimes, Past Fundraising Committee
United Way, Past Stewardship Review Committee

Education:
Texas Tech University, B.B.A. Finance

Words to Live By:
You have two ears and one mouth, so you should listen twice as much as you speak.

Cheryl Martin

Cheryl Martin, Petersburg President

Cheryl Martin serves as the President of Vista Bank in Petersburg, and has been with the bank since 1981 .

Community Involvement:
Petersburg Cemetery Association, Secretary/Treasurer
Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, Past President and Secretary
Petersburg Lions Club, Past Secretary/Treasurer

Achievements:
Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, Woman of the Year 2007

Words to Live By:
Treat others as you would want to be treated.

Kirk McLaughlin

Kirk McLaughlin, Trust Officer

Kirk McLaughlin serves as the Trust Officer of Vista Bank, and has been with the bank since 1982.

Community Involvement:
Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, Board Member and Immediate Past Chairman
Lubbock Lighthouse, Chairman
Diocese of Northwest Texas, Standing Committee
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Finance Committee
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Past Director
Texas Bankers Association, Past Director
Community Bankers Council of the Texas Banks Association, Past Member
Texas Tech Agricultural Credit Conference, Past Director
American Institute of Banking, Lubbock Chapter Past Director
City of Ralls, Past Mayor
Community Block Grant Regional Review Committee, Past Chair
Texas Boys Ranch, Past Trustee
Ralls Housing Development Corporation, Past Chairman
Lubbock Civic Chorale, Past Board Member and Past Finance Committee Chairman
Ralls Rotary Club, Past Secretary and President

Education:
Texas Tech University, B.B.A.

Words to Live By:
The Golden Rule, do unto others as you would have them do unto you

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Robert Bruce, CFO

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Jeff Rogers

Jeff Rogers, Abernathy President

Jeff Rogers serves as the President of Vista Bank in Abernathy, and has been with Vista Bank since 2000.

Community Involvement:
Abernathy Lions Club, Past President and Current Tail Twister
Abernathy Chamber of Commerce, Past President
Hale County Stock Show, Past Board of Director
Abernathy Baptist Church, Past Committee Member
Texas Tech University Ag Banker’s Credit Conference, Past Board of Director and Past President

Achievements:
2014 Abernathy Citizen of the Year

Education:
Texas Tech University, B.S. Agricultural Economics

Words to Live By:
Every day holds a new opportunity.

Randy Runquist

Randy Runquist, COO

Randy Runquist serves as the Chief Operations Officer of Vista Bank, where he oversees all banking operation activities. Runquist has been with the bank for 7 years.

Definition of Integrity:
Consistently being honest, trustworthy, fair

First Paying Job:
Newspaper Delivery Boy

Words to Live By:
Improve a little each and every day

 

Troy Stegemoeller

Troy Stegemoeller, CLO

Troy Stegemoeller serves as the Chief Lending Officer of Vista Bank, where he oversees all lending activities.

Definition of Integrity:
Doing the right thing, especially when nobody is looking

First Paying Job:
Plumbers Helper in Slaton, TX

Words to Live By:
It is important to remember that one always has a choice in how they face life’s challenges

Kelly Wing

Kelly Wing, Ralls President

Kelly Wing serves as the President of Vista Bank in Ralls, where he oversees all banking activities, directs the planning and achieving of strategic goals, and is also responsible for employee and client relations. Wing has been with Vista Bank for 28 years.

Definition of Integrity:
Doing the right thing when no one is watching

First Paying Job:
Vista Bank