Justin Hooper, chairman, CEO and president of Abilene-based First Financial Bank NA, Weatherford Region, along with the bank’s board of directors, recently announced the election of Eddie Gregory to serve as senior vice president/chief operations officer. Gregory has more than 35 years of experience in the financial services industry and previously served in a similar role for First Financial Bank in Mineral Wells for more than 14 years.
Gregory earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and marketing from Eastern New Mexico University. He is a graduate of the New Mexico School of Banking, as well as the University of Wisconsin Graduate School of Banking. Active in his community, he has served in various leadership and board positions, including for the Chamber of Commerce, Kiwanis, Little League, youth basketball, Mineral Wells Soccer Association and Leadership Mineral Wells.
“We are excited to welcome Eddie back to First Financial,” Hooper says. “His proven knowledge of operations and our bank make him a perfect fit for this very important role.”
First Financial Bank NA is a subsidiary of First Financial Bankshares Inc. The company operates multiple banking regions with 78 locations in Texas.
Published in Bankers Digest January 20, 2020