Press Release

Press Release

First Financial Bankshares Announces Promotion Of Christoferson To Senior Vice President Of Advertising And Marketing

Company Release - 5/31/2019 12:56 PM ET

ABILENE, Texas, May 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIN) has announced the promotion of Will Christoferson to Senior Vice President of Advertising and Marketing upon the retirement of Michele P. Stevens, effective May 1, 2019.  The announcement was made by F. Scott Dueser, Chairman, President and CEO of First Financial Bankshares, Inc.

"Will has certainly shown his management and leadership abilities and is bringing new dynamics to our marketing program," said Dueser. "He is an asset to our Company and his knowledge and expertise will be instrumental in taking our Company's advertising and marketing efforts to a new level.  We congratulate Will on this well-deserved promotion and look forward to watching his continued success."

Before joining First Financial in 2018, Christoferson spent nearly a decade at a large bank specializing in consumer, small business, and commercial lending with an expertise in marketing and business development.  He is an Abilene native and holds a bachelor of fine arts degree from Abilene Christian University.  He serves on the board of directors for United Way of Abilene and is a graduate of Leadership Abilene Class of 2019. Christoferson's other civic involvement includes the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature and the Screen Actors Guild Foundation for Artists. 

"We congratulate Michele on her well-deserved retirement from our Bank," said Dueser.  "She has been an outstanding leader and we thank her for her contributions to our Company."

About First Financial Bankshares

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     

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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