William E. Wilson, Jr.
Mr. Wilson has served as a director of the Company since 2023 and is the Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee. He previously served as a director of CBTX, Inc. and served as Chairman of its Audit Committee beginning in 2017. He also served as a director of CommunityBank of Texas, N.A beginning in 2007 and became Chairman of the Bank’s Audit Committee in 2008. Since 1979, Mr. Wilson has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Bar C Ranch Company, retiring in 2019 as President and assuming the role of Chairman of the Board. The Bar C. Ranch Company is a real estate development company developing and investing in industrial, commercial and office properties in Texas. He has served as Manager and General Partner of Wilson Realty, Ltd., an owner of industrial buildings in Beaumont, Texas, since 1977. As Trustee of the Caldwell McFaddin Mineral Trust and the Rosine Blount McFaddin Mineral Trust, Mr. Wilson has managed large oil and gas mineral holdings across the State of Texas, creating operating leases and purchasing minerals on behalf of the trusts. Mr. Wilson founded Wilson Realty, Ltd. and Wilson & Company, a brokerage and management company. He is a retired Real Estate Broker in the State of Texas and has served as a director and President of the Beaumont Board of Realtors and a director of Texas Association of Realtors. Mr. Wilson has also served on numerous civic and charitable boards in the southeast Texas region. He joined the board of directors of First Security National Bank of Beaumont in 1979 and joined its audit committee in 1981, serving First Security National Bank of Beaumont and its holding company until the bank was acquired by First City Bancorporation of Texas. Mr. Wilson received his B.B.A. in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin in 1976 and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Wilson’s service as a bank director at other institutions, coupled with his investment, accounting and financial skills adds administration and operational management experiences, as well as corporate governance expertise to the board of directors. In addition, as a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Wilson brings extensive accounting, management, strategic planning and financial skills important to the oversight of the Company’s financial reporting, enterprise and operational risk management.