ViewPoint Bank has appointed mortgage banker Ed Bratton as president and chief executive officer of its mortgage subsidiary, ViewPoint Bankers Mortgage. Bratton brings with him more than 25 years of North Texas mortgage banking expertise. "We're pleased to add such an experienced mortgage leader to our team," said ViewPoint Bank President and CEO Gary Base. "ViewPoint Bankers Mortgage has steadily gained ground in our extremely competitive market, and we're confident that Ed will capitalize on that growth as he leads our mortgage lending company." Bratton joins ViewPoint Bankers Mortgage after more than 20 years at Chase Mortgage, where he served as regional vice president for Texas and other western states. A graduate of Baylor University, Bratton has also served as past president of the Dallas Mortgage Bankers Association and past board chair for the Dallas Summer Musicals. He is also a graduate of Leadership Dallas. "I'm honored to lead this outstanding mortgage banking franchise and look forward to continued growth in the markets we serve," said Bratton. "We will continue to ensure we run a 'best in class' operation for our customers, our stakeholders and teammates who make it happen every day." For more information, visit www.viewpointbank.com.