KINGWOOD, Texas, May 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of First Financial Bank, N.A., announced the promotion of Shelley Dacus to President of First Financial Bank, Kingwood Region. The announcement was made by Harry J. Brooks, Chairman and CEO of the Kingwood Region.
"Growth in the greater Houston market will be an important part of the continued success for First Financial Bank," said Brooks. "Shelley's experience and leadership will be instrumental in providing exceptional growth to the Bank, and we are pleased to have a banker of her caliber leading the charge."
Ms. Dacus holds a bachelor of business administration degree in finance from Sam Houston State University and is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin and the Texas Bankers Management Development Program. She has also earned the Risk Management Association Credit Risk Certification. Ms. Dacus has more than 15 years of banking experience and was part of the Commercial State Bank team that was acquired by First Financial Bank in 2018 where she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer.
Ms. Dacus volunteers for Junior Achievement and March of Dimes and serves on the Texas Bankers Association's Leadership Counsel and Banking Task Force.
About First Financial Bank, N.A.
First Financial Bank, N.A. is a wholly owned subsidiary of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (FFIN). Headquartered in Abilene, Texas, First Financial Bankshares, Inc. is a financial holding company that through its subsidiary, First Financial Bank, N.A., operates multiple banking regions with 73 locations in Texas, including Abilene, Acton, Albany, Aledo, Alvarado, Beaumont, Boyd, Bridgeport, Brock, Burleson, Cisco, Cleburne, Clyde, Conroe, Cut and Shoot, Decatur, Eastland, El Campo, Fort Worth, Fulshear, Glen Rose, Granbury, Grapevine, Hereford, Huntsville, Keller, Kingwood, Magnolia, Mauriceville, Merkel, Midlothian, Mineral Wells, Montgomery, Moran, New Waverly, Newton, Odessa, Orange, Palacios, Port Arthur, Ranger, Rising Star, Roby, San Angelo, Southlake, Spring, Stephenville, Sweetwater, Tomball, Trent, Trophy Club, Vidor, Waxahachie, Weatherford, Willis, and Willow Park. The Company also operates First Financial Trust & Asset Management Company, N.A., with eight locations and First Technology Services, Inc., a technology operating company.
The Company is listed on The NASDAQ Global Select Market under the trading symbol FFIN. For more information about First Financial Bankshares, please visit our website at http://www.ffin.com.
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