Vice-Chairman of Vista Bancshares, President & CEO of one of North Texas top commercial banks, John D. Steinmetz is a financial industry subject-matter expert. His 112-year-old Dallas-based community bank is on the front lines of small and mid-market company lending, providing the guidance today’s business owners seek.

An engaging, dynamic leader, Steinmetz and his team have covered topics from volatile interest rates in today’s markets to COVID’s impact on small business to the future of banking and technology with appearances on CNBC’s Kelly Evans Show,, WSJ, DBJ, Business Insider, the front page of the Dallas Morning News and many others.

Believing that we need more positive media stories, John seeks to provide realistic and timely input on critical issues of the day, with a touch of optimism. Enjoy some of the more recent stories here.

EY Announces John D. Steinmetz of Vista Bank as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2024 Southwest Award Winner

Vista Bank CEO Aims to ‘Level the Playing Field’ With New Branch Near Fair Park

EY Announces John D. Steinmetz of Vista Bank as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2024 Southwest Award Winner

Vista Bank President & CEO John D. Steinmetz Named to Prestigious Cotton Bowl AAC

Vista Bank Plots Florida Expansion

Behind The Deal: Vista Bank Ceo Sees $250 Million Opportunity To Grow Deposits In First Year In Florida

After Latest Rate Hike, Here’s Where The Minds Of North Texas Bankers Are At

Vista Bancshares, Inc. Announces Agreement To Acquire Charis Holdings, Inc.

Vista Bank Makes Push Into Florida

John D. Steinmetz Named Dallas500 CEO

After latest rate hike, here’s where the minds of North Texas bankers are at

John D. Steinmetz Named Finalist in D CEO’s Financial Executive Awards 2022

Steinmetz Named one of the Most Admired CEOs in North Texas

Middle Market 50: Meet the emerging midsize companies in North Texas

NBC 5 Second Round PPP Interview

PPP Loan Program Reopens This Week With Revamped Rules

Fed Had a Loan Plan for Midsize Firms Hurt by Covid


Borrowers looking to use Fed’s Main Street lending program run into dead end

DFW bank leaders weigh in on Yellen for Treasury

In a Digital World, What is the Future for Community Banking?

Banking Exec John Steinmetz on Giving Small Business Owners a Fighting Chance

The Future of Banking with Vista Bank CEO John D. Steinmetz


6 Tips For Your Small Business to Survive a Masked Economy

Rawls Business Leadership Program Welcomes Guest Speaker John D. Steinmetz