The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) has announced that Ronnie Miller, president and chief executive officer of Community National Bank in Hondo, will serve as chairman of the IBAT board of directors for 2018–19. He officially accepted this position during the association’s 44th annual convention held September 22–25 in San Antonio.
Miller began his community banking career in 1990 following 10 years in investment banking. He has been in his current position at Community National Bank for six years after spending 10 years at Centennial Bank (formerly HCSB) in Kerrville as regional president for all Hill Country locations. Miller has been an IBAT board member since 2012, serving on the strategic planning and budget committees, and as secretary-treasurer. For the past year, he has served as chairman of the IBAT Services board and chairman-elect of the IBAT board.
Active in his community, Miller currently serves on the Hondo Economic Development Board and is a member of the Hondo Chamber of Commerce. He received a BBA degree in finance from Texas Tech University.
In his role as IBAT chairman, Miller joins Chairman-Elect Richard Scanio of American Bank in Corpus Christi, Secretary-Treasurer Brad Tidwell of Citizens National Bank in Henderson and Immediate Past Chairman Joe Kim King of Texas Country Bancshares in Brady.
Other additions to the IBAT board of directors include Randy Garcia, Lytle State Bank; Doak Hartley, Industry State Bank; Gary Owens, Wallis State Bank; Alan Renfroe, Cendera Bank, Bells; Steve Retzloff, Allegiance Bank, Houston; Michael Scaief, Texas Regional Bank, Harlingen; Roger Williams, First National Bank of Sterling City; and Mikel Williamson, Happy State Bank, Amarillo.
Published in Bankers Digest October 8, 2018