Committees

  Audit Nominating and Governance Compensation Strategic Planning
David R. Brooks
David R. Brooks
Chairman, President and CEO

David R. Brooks is Chairman of the Board, CEO and a director of the Company. Mr. Brooks began his banking career in the early 1980s with a large regional bank and has been active in community banking since he led the investor group that acquired the Bank in 1988. Mr. Brooks has previously served as a board member of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas. He currently serves on the board of managers of Noel-Levitz, LLC, a large national higher education company, on the Board of Trustees of Houston Baptist University, and previously served as the Chief Financial Officer at Baylor University from 2000 to 2004. Mr. Brooks previously served as President of the Board of Trustees of the McKinney Independent School District for five years and on the McKinney City Council for four years and served for three years on both the McKinney Economic Development Corporation Board and the McKinney Chamber of Commerce Board. David R. Brooks is the brother of Daniel W. Brooks.

Mr. Brooks’ qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors include his extensive experience managing and overseeing the operations and growth of the Company and the Bank during his tenure as Chairman and CEO of the Company.

      Member of the Strategic Planning Committee
Douglas A. Cifu
Douglas A. Cifu

Douglas A. Cifu is a member of the Company’s Board of Directors, joining the board in 2008. Mr. Cifu is also the CEO of Virtu Financial, LLC, a global electronic market making firm. Mr. Cifu previously served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Virtu Management, LLC since 2008 when he co-founded the business with our majority shareholder, Vincent Viola. Prior to the founding of Virtu Financial, LLC in 2008, Mr. Cifu was a partner at the international law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP, where he served as Deputy Chairman of the Corporate Department, Head of the Private Equity Group and a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Mr. Cifu’s qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors include his extensive experience representing and working with publicly traded companies and his experience as a director of the Company.

 

  Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee    
Christopher M. Doody
Christopher M. Doody

Christopher M. Doody became a member of the Board of Directors of the Company in connection with the acquisition of Carlile in 2017. Mr. Doody serves as Principal and Vice President at Stone Point Capital, L.L.C., a private equity firm focused primarily on the financial services industry. Prior to the formation of Stone Point Capital in 2005, he served as a Vice President at MMC Capital Corporation, Inc., which he joined in 1998. Mr. Doody serves on numerous boards as a representative of Stone Point. In addition, Mr. Doody serves on the boards of NXT Capital (Chicago, IL) and Preston Hollow Capital (Dallas, TX). Mr. Doody holds an M.B.A. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business and a B.A. in Economics from Middlebury College. He is a resident of New York, New York. Mr. Doody’s qualifications to serve on the Company’s board of directors include his extensive experience as a director of several bank holding companies and his experience with financial services companies as a principal of a private equity firm focused primarily on the financial services industry.

  Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee    
William E. Fair
William E. Fair

William E. Fair is a member of the Board of Directors of the Company. He joined the board when IBG Central Texas was combined with our Company in 2009, prior to which he served as a director of IBG Central Texas beginning in 2007. Mr. Fair has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Home Abstract and Title Company, a title insurance agency located in Waco, Texas, since 1988 and has served on the board of directors of Capstone Mechanical, LP since 2005. He serves on the board of trustees of Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, Scott & White Healthcare, further serving as Chairman of the Board of Development for that organization. Mr. Fair’s qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors include his extensive experience in the real estate industry and his experience as a director of the Company, the Bank and IBG Central Texas.

    Chair of the Compensation Committee Member of the Strategic Planning Committee
Mark K. Gormley
Mark K. Gormley

Mr. Gormley became a member of the Board of Directors of the Company in connection with the acquisition of Carlile in 2017. Mr. Gormley is a Partner at Lee Equity Partners, LLC. Prior to co-founding the firm in 2006, Mr. Gormley was a Partner at Capital Z Financial Services Partners (“CZFS”), a leading financial services private equity firm, where he played a leading role in the operations and investment activities of the $1.85 billion fund. Mr. Gormley co-founded the firm in 1998 and shared responsibility for the oversight of all of the firm’s investment and monitoring activities. Mr. Gormley serves or has served as a director of numerous public and private companies, including Carlile Bancshares, Inc., MidCap Financial, Universal American, Captive Resources, SKOPOS Financial, Edelman Financial, Permanent General, NewStar Financial, British Marine Holdings, Catlin Group and NACOLAH Holdings, among others. Mr. Gormley received a B.S.B.A. cum laude in Finance and Economics from the University of Denver and an M.B.A. from New York University. He is a resident of New York, New York. Mr. Gormley’s qualifications to serve on the Company’s board of directors include his experience as a director of Carlile and his experience as a director of other financial institutions.

Member of the Audit Committee      
Craig E. Holmes
Craig E. Holmes

Craig E. Holmes is a member of the board of directors of the Company, joining the board in February 2013. Mr. Holmes currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Global Power Equipment Group, Inc., an engineering and construction company. He also serves on the board of directors of Hobi International, Inc., a certified IT asset management company, joining the board in August 2009. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Goodman Networks Incorporated, a telecommunications services company, from December 2014 to March 2015 and as Chief Financial Officer of Sizmek, Inc., formerly Digital Generation, Inc., a global advertising campaign management company, from October 2012 until December 2014. Mr. Holmes also previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Quickoffice, Inc., a mobile software company, from 2011 to 2012, provided advisory and consulting services to the board of directors and management and led the finance functions for Enfora, Inc., a global manufacturing and software development company, from 2009 to 2011, and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Intervoice, Inc., software and services company, from 2003 to 2009. Mr. Holmes has also previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Masergy Communications, Inc., a network services and equipment provider, as Chief Financial Officer of EpicRealm Inc., a software development and network services company, and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Excel Communications, Inc., a provider of telecommunications services. Prior to joining Excel Communications, Mr. Holmes was a partner at Arthur Andersen, a national public accounting firm, where he worked from 1982 to 1995. Mr. Holmes holds a Masters and BBA from Texas Tech University. He served on the University of Texas at Dallas School of Management Board of Advisors from January 2003 to December 2009 and the Dallas Summer Musicals Board of Directors from December 2004 to January 2010. Mr. Holmes' qualifications to serve on the Company's board of directors include his extensive experience as chief financial officer of publicly traded companies, and his experience in finance, accounting and executive management.

Chair of the Audit Committee      
J. Webb Jennings III
J. Webb Jennings III

J. Webb Jennings, III is a member of the board of directors of the Company, joining the board in April 2014 in connection with the Company's acquisition of BOH Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiary, Bank of Houston. Mr. Jennings founded Salt Investment Partners in January 2016 to focus on direct investing in lower, middle-market companies. He previously served as a vice president at Hancock Park Associates, a middle-market private equity firm with offices in Houston, Texas, and Los Angeles, California, from 2007 to 2015. Mr. Jennings served on the Bank of Houston board of directors since that bank was formed in 2005 as well as the BOH Holdings board of directors. He currently serves on the boards of directors of Alloy Merchant Finance, Automation Technology, Inc., and a privately-held, diversified investment company. Mr. Jennings also serves on the boards of directors of several Houston based charitable organizations and foundations. Mr. Jennings graduated with a B.A. from The University of Texas and an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University. Mr. Jennings' qualifications to serve on the Company's board of directors include his extensive business experience in Houston and his experience as a director of BOH Holdings, Bank of Houston, and the Company.

    Member of the Compensation Committee  
Tom C. Nichols
Tom C. Nichols

Mr. Nichols became a member of the Board of Directors of the Company in 2017, previously serving as the Chairman and CEO of Carlile Bancshares. Mr. Nichols has acquired, merged, and sold banking organizations and other financial services companies for over 30 years. Since 2005, Mr. Nichols has served as a Director and member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committees of First Acceptance Corporation (FAC-NYSE). Mr. Nichols holds a B.S. in Economics from Abilene Christian University. He is a resident of Colleyville, Texas. Mr. Nichols qualifications to serve on the Company’s board of directors include his previous service as Chairman of the Board, CEO and director of Carlile and his extensive experience as an executive officer and director of financial institutions.

      Member of the Strategic Planning Committee
Donald L. Poarch
Donald L. Poarch

Donald L. Poarch is a member of the Board of Directors of the Company, joining the board in 2014. Mr. Poarch has been a partner and co-owner of The Sprint Companies since 1976. The Sprint Companies are a diverse group of approximately ten different companies operating throughout the Texas Gulf Coast area. Mr. Poarch has been a member of the Bank of Houston’s board of directors since 2005 and a member of the BOH Holdings board of directors since 2008. Mr. Poarch has been the chairman of both boards since 2012. In the past 25+ years, Mr. Poarch has bought, sold and grown more than 20 companies. Mr. Poarch currently serves on the boards of directors for Keep Houston Beautiful and the Houston Clean City Commission. Mr. Poarch attended the University of Texas at Austin and is currently active in various civic and charitable foundations. Mr. Poarch’s qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors include his extensive experience as an executive officer and director.

  Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee    
G. Stacy Smith
G. Stacy Smith

G. Stacy Smith was elected to our Board of Directors in February 2013. Mr. Smith is co-founder and is an active partner in Trinity Investment Group. Trinity Investment Group invests in private equity, public equity and hard assets. Mr. Smith is also co-founder of Stonelake Capital Partners, a private investment firm. In addition, he serves as an advisor of EAW Energy Partners, an oil and gas minerals acquisition firm. In 1997, Mr. Smith co-founded Walker Smith Capital, a long/short equity hedge fund based in Dallas, Texas, and he served as portfolio manager of that firm for 16 years. From 1994 through 1996, Mr. Smith was a co-founder and manager of Gryphon Partners, a long/short equity hedge fund focused on small and mid-cap domestic equities. He started his investment career as an energy analyst at Wasserstein Perella & Co., an international investment bank. Mr. Smith is a member of the Salesmanship Club of Dallas, an association of business professionals that supports local charitable organizations. Mr. Smith is also on the Board of the Cotton Bowl. Mr. Smith’s qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors include his extensive experience in overseeing the management of investment firms and his knowledge of the Texas banking market.

 

Member of the Audit Committee   Member of the Compensation Committee Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee
Michael T. Viola
Michael T. Viola

Michael T. Viola was elected to our Board of Directors in February 2013. Mr. Viola is an energy and commodities futures trader at Virtu Financial LLC, a global electronic market making firm that employs advanced proprietary technologies to trade on electronically accessible financial exchanges and market centers worldwide that he joined in 2010, serving as an executive assistant and a project manager. Mr. Viola has also served on the board of a family-founded nonprofit organization focused on Catholic education initiatives in inner-city communities from 2010 to 2011. Mr. Viola is the son of our majority shareholder, Vincent Viola. Mr. Viola’s qualifications to serve on our Board of Directors include his knowledge of financial markets and his familiarity with our Company given his family’s ownership of the Bank over the past 24 years.

  Member of the Nominating and Governance Committee    
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