Russell Hartsfield served as President of the Dallas Region and President of Sponsored Lending at Texas Capital Bank from 2013 until his retirement in June of 2020. Hartsfield joined Texas Capital Bank in 1999 as a senior relationship manager and was promoted to Executive Vice President and Manager of Corporate Banking in 2006. He was promoted to President in 2013.
As Dallas Region President, his duties included managing all Corporate Banking, Lender Finance, Healthcare Lending, Leasing, Real Estate Lending, Correspondent Banking, Financial Institutions, Asset Based Lending and Syndicated Finance for the Dallas region.
As President of Sponsored Lending, Hartsfield was responsible for all Private Equity or Sponsor backed activities for the Bank. Hartsfield has more than 25 years of Private Equity banking experience.
Prior to joining Texas Capital Bank, Hartsfield worked for Bank of America as a manager in the Dallas Commercial Banking Group. Before that, he was with Texas Commerce Bank, which is now a part of J.P. Morgan Chase as a senior relationship manager in the middle market group.
Hartsfield is active in the community, having served for four years on the Texas Tech College of Business Administration Advisory board, Advisory Board Member of the Lone Star CRA and New Capital Markets Funds, Board Member for DFW Commissions, Member of the North Texas Young Presidents Organization and is an active member of Christ Episcopal Church.
Hartsfield earned his Masters of Business Administration Degree from Texas Tech University. He graduated from Texas Tech with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance and Accounting. He also attended the Southwestern Graduate of Banking at Southern Methodist University.