Banc One Corp., Columbus, Ohio, named A. William Crowley Jr. chief credit officer. He succeeds James C. LaVelle, who retired Dec. 31.
Mr. Crowley, 51, has been chief credit officer of Bank One Texas since he joined the company in 1991. Before joining the bank, he was chief credit officer at Southeast Banking Corp.
In addition, Banc One's subsidiary Finance One Corp. hired Robert D. Moore as business manager of the education finance group, a unit of Finance One's consumer financial services division.
Based at the division's Indianapolis headquarters, he reports to Steven Alonso, Finance One's president of consumer financial services.
Mr. Moore was president and chief executive of USA Group Enterprises and executive vice president and chief marketing officer of USA Group, a financial services company specializing in education finance.