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First Financial Bank Names Marcus Morris President And Chief Executive Officer Of Fort Worth Region

Company Release - 4/11/2019 3:30 PM ET

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of First Financial Bank, N.A., have announced the promotion of Marcus Morris to President and Chief Executive Officer of the Fort Worth Region.

"We are delighted to promote Marcus to such an important role in our bank," said Ron Butler, Chief Administrative Officer of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. "Marcus is a dedicated banker who is an excellent fit for this position because of his knowledge and experience as a Tarrant County banker."

Morris is replacing Martin Noto who has accepted a position with a Dallas bank. "We appreciate Martin for his service to our bank and congratulate him on his new position," Butler said.

Morris started at First Financial in 2010 as a commercial loan analyst in Abilene. In 2012 he was promoted to commercial loan officer in Keller, Texas, specializing in commercial real estate, working capital, and equipment loans. He holds a bachelor of science degree from Abilene Christian University and a master of science degree in finance and economics from West Texas A&M university.  Morris is also a graduate of the Southwest Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University.  

He is active in the Tarrant County community serving as a board member for the Parks and Recreation department of the City of Keller and as a volunteer for the Keller Education Foundation. He is a member of the Keller Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Keller Class of 2016.

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 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.

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 Bank, N.A.

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