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Cynthia A. Dopjera

Ms. Dopjera has served as a director of the Company and Bank since 2023 and is the Chair of the Bank’s Audit Committee. She previously served as a director of Allegiance Bank beginning in 2019. Ms. Dopjera spent the first half of her career holding various operational and executive leadership roles for small community banks as well as large regional banks. In 2000, she joined the Houston-based public accounting firm of Harper & Pearson Company, P.C. where she served as Shareholder, Chairman of the Board and Practice Leader for the Firm’s banking and financial institutions practice. The Firm’s services included financial statement audit, tax preparation, regulatory compliance, loan and asset quality review, model validations, interest rate risk assessments, and the design and implementation of internal controls over financial reporting for large financial institutions and publicly-traded institutions regulated under FDICIA and Sarbanes-Oxley. In 2018, Ms. Dopjera retired from the practice of public accounting and currently provides part-time accounting, consulting, and regulatory financial reporting services to bankers and financial institutions through Third Party Resources, Inc. She also serves on the Board of Governors for Stoneybrook Golf & Country Club of Sarasota and is a Member Board of Trustees for Palmer Ranch Master Association. Ms. Dopjera received a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Siena College in Loudonville, N.Y. and became a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas in 1986. Ms. Dopjera’s extensive experience focused on accounting and regulatory reporting for financial institutions provides valuable insights and guidance to the Company’s board and the Bank’s management team.