Michael A. Havard
Mr. Havard has served as a director of the Company since 2023, is Chairman of the Company’s Compensation Committee and a member of the Company’s Audit Committee. He previously served as CBTX, Inc.’s Chairman of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Company’s Audit Committee and Corporate Governance. In addition, Mr. Havard served as a director of CommunityBank of Texas, N.A. beginning in 2007, and was a member of its Audit, Budget and Compensation and Funds Management Committees. Mr. Havard has been a practicing attorney since 1988 and he handles commercial litigation and complex business transactions and is a member of numerous professional organizations and societies, including the State Bar of Texas, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Prior to his legal career, Mr. Havard was an auditor with a prominent national accounting firm and has been a licensed Certified Public Accountant since 1982. He also serves as a director of several private companies. Mr. Havard graduated from Lamar University in 1979 with a B.B.A. in Accounting and received his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center in 1987. Mr. Havard’s prior experience as a Certified Public Accountant and auditor, which included performing audits for various banks in the Houston marketplace, as well as his experience as an attorney, qualify him to serve on the Company’s board. His knowledge accumulated from serving on company’s Audit, Compensation, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committees as well as various bank committees provide him with a unique perspective of the inner workings of the Company’s organization.