With over 25 years of experience in transactional and contract law, regulatory policy, and the banking and securities laws which regulate the banking and financial industries, Cade Hamner serves as Vista Bank’s Vice President & General Counsel.
Before joining Vista Bank, Mr. Hamner served five years as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Commerce Street Holdings, LLC and its affiliated FINRA member broker-dealer and SEC-registered investment adviser. Before Commerce Street, Mr. Hamner served as Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Counsel for a broker-dealer owned by a consortium of bulge-bracket Wall Street firms, which managed an electronic equities and options trading platform. Hamner spent 11 years with Bank of America Merrill Lynch as a Vice President and Director within its Global Equity Markets group.
Mr. Hamner received a BS in Business Administration, summa cum laude, from the University of Texas at Dallas and a JD from Southern Methodist University. Mr. Hamner is a member of the State Bar of Texas.