V. William Dolan Jr. has joined Southwest Securities FSB, the commercial banking subsidiary of SWS Group Inc. He will serve as president of Southwest Securities FSB's banking center being established in Albuquerque, N.M. With three-plus decades of experience in all aspects of the banking industry, Dolan is looking forward to this new opportunity with one of the nation's leading regional banks. "We're proud to have a banker with Bill Dolan's skill and experience as a member of our team," said Jerry Pavlas, chief operating officer of Southwest Securities FSB. "His leadership skills, commitment to customer service and first-hand knowledge of the Albuquerque area as a commercial banker and long-term resident will be an asset as we expand our presence in the region." "Southwest Securities FSB has established itself as a strong, stable and growing bank and I'm looking forward to providing our customers with a level of personal service that exceeds their expectations," said Dolan. Prior to joining Southwest Securities FSB, he served most recently as executive vice president of First Community Bank in Albuquerque (formerly known as First State Bank) where he was manager of acquisition and development lending, an active lender handling an extensive portfolio of commercial and real estate customers and manager of special assets. While at First Community Bank, Dolan also served on the board of directors and credit committee. He has been in the Albuquerque banking community since 1973 with the past 18 years at First Community Bank. A retired Lt. Col. in the U.S. Army Reserve Program and a long-term resident of Albuquerque, Dolan has remained active and involved in the community. He is past chairman of the Finance Committee for St. Joseph Healthcare System, as well as a past member of the Board of Trustees. He served as a board member and was named Volunteer of the Year for the Kidney Foundation of New Mexico, a past board member of The Western States School of Banking and is a graduate of Leadership New Mexico. He currently serves as Treasurer of El Ranchito de Los Ninos Children's Home. Dolan is a graduate of the University of New Mexico, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History/Biology. He received his Master's Degree in Public Administration from the University of New Mexico Graduate School. For more information, visit www.southwestsecuritiesfsb.com.