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Photo Release -- Wes Turner Appointed To OmniAmerican Bancorp, Inc. And OmniAmerican Bank Board Of Directors

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 26, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OmniAmerican Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:OABC), the parent of OmniAmerican Bank, announced today the appointment of Wes Turner to the Board of Directors of both OmniAmerican Bancorp, Inc. and OmniAmerican Bank. The appointment, which is effective immediately, was approved during the Board's meeting on January 25, 2011.

Wes Turner
Wes Turner has been appointed to the OmniAmerican Bancorp, Inc. and OmniAmerican Bank Board of Directors.

A photo accompanying this release is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=8671

Turner is known throughout the Fort Worth business community as former president and publisher of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, where he served in this role from 1997 – 2007, and as vice president of advertising from 1975 – 1987. Turner started his prestigious newspaper career with the Fort Worth Press in 1973 and also held executive leadership positions with the Penny Saver in California and the Kansas City Star. Since departing the Star-Telegram, he has consulted with Advance Newspapers.

"Wes Turner is one of the most knowledgeable and highly respected businessmen in Fort Worth, and we are honored he has accepted a seat on our board," said Tim Carter, president and CEO of OmniAmerican Bancorp, Inc. and OmniAmerican Bank. "His experience and knowledge of the Fort Worth business community will assist OmniAmerican Bank as we grow our business. We greatly look forward to his contributions."

In addition to his consulting work, Turner continues to support community organizations. Currently, he is chairman of strategic planning for Texas Health Resources and vice chairman of the Cliburn Foundation. He is also on the executive committees of Performing Arts Fort Worth and the Fort Worth Executive Round Table, and is an active member of the Boy Scouts of America Longhorn Council Foundation. Turner recently served as chairman of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, the Cook Children's Charity Classic Golf Tournament and the United Way of Metropolitan Tarrant County 2007 campaign.

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