The board of directors of Abilene-based First Financial Bank NA announced the promotion of Marcus Morris to president and chief executive officer of the bank’s Fort Worth region. He is replacing Martin Noto who has accepted a position with a Dallas bank. Morris started at First Financial Bank in 2010 as a commercial loan analyst in Abilene. In 2012, he was promoted to commercial loan officer in Keller, specializing in commercial real estate, working capital and equipment loans.
Morris holds a BS degree from Abilene Christian University and an MS degree in finance and economics from West Texas A&M University. He is also a graduate of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University.
Morris is active in the Tarrant County community, serving on the board for the parks and recreation department of the City of Keller and as a volunteer for the Keller Education Foundation. He is a member of the Keller Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Keller.
First Financial Bank NA is a subsidiary of First Financial Bankshares Inc., which operates multiple banking regions with 73 locations in Texas.
Published in Bankers Digest April 22, 2019