ABILENE, Texas, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of First Financial Bank, N.A. Abilene, Texas, announced the promotion of Monica Houston to Executive Vice President of Retail Banking and Training. The announcement was made by Ron Butler, CEO of First Financial Bank, Abilene Region.
"Monica is the epitome of a First Financial banker," said Butler. "She is a tireless worker who cares deeply about the success of our customers, employees, and shareholders."
In her expanded role, Houston will be responsible for branch administration, product sales, product enhancement and retail operations, while continuing to oversee training and education for the Bank. She will work closely with First Financial Bank's eleven regions to provide best in class products and services for the Bank's customers.
Houston brings extensive industry knowledge and a unique perspective to her new position having held numerous positions over her 22 years with First Financial Bank, including teller, personal banker, retail manager, branch manager, branch administrator, loan officer, technology officer and, most recently, training.
"I have been very fortunate to work for a top performing institution that employs some of the most respected leaders in our industry," Houston said. "Like many of my co-workers, I began my career in an introductory position and was trained, encouraged and nurtured, enabling me to move up the ladder and now blessed to be recognized and promoted. I look forward to continuing to work with the entire First Financial team to provide outstanding service to all our communities."
About First Financial Bank, N.A.
First Financial Bank, N.A. is a wholly owned subsidiary of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: 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 69 locations in Texas including Abilene, Acton, Albany, Aledo, Alvarado, Beaumont, Boyd, Bridgeport, Brock, Burleson, Cisco, Cleburne, Clyde, Conroe, Cut and Shoot, Decatur, Eastland, Fort Worth, Glen Rose, Granbury, Grapevine, Hereford, Huntsville, Keller, Magnolia, Mauriceville, Merkel, Midlothian, Mineral Wells, Montgomery, Moran, New Waverly, Newton, Odessa, Orange, Port Arthur, Ranger, Rising Star, Roby, San Angelo, Southlake, 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.
Certain statements contained herein may be considered "forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based upon the belief of the Company's management, as well as assumptions made beyond information currently available to the Company's management, and may be, but not necessarily are, identified by such words as "expect", "plan", "anticipate", "target", "forecast" and "goal". Because such "forward-looking statements" are subject to risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations include competition from other financial institutions and financial holding companies; the effects of and changes in trade, monetary and fiscal policies and laws, including interest rate policies of the Federal Reserve Board; changes in the demand for loans; fluctuations in value of collateral and loan reserves; inflation, interest rate, market and monetary fluctuations; changes in consumer spending, borrowing and savings habits; and acquisitions and integration of acquired businesses, and similar variables. Other key risks are described in the Company's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which may be obtained under "Investor Relations-Documents/Filings" on the Company's Web site or by writing or calling the Company at 325.627.7155. Except as otherwise stated in this news announcement, the Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements because of new information, future events or otherwise.
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SOURCE First Financial Bankshares, Inc.