Robert A. Hulsey, president and CEO of Terrell-based American National Bank of Texas, was recently elected to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ board of directors. An inaugural inductee in the Texas Bankers Hall of Fame at Sam Houston State University in 2013, Hulsey will serve a three-year term beginning January 1, 2021.
Hulsey joined American National Bank of Texas in 1976. He worked in various operations and lending positions at the bank before being named president and chief executive officer in 1989. Prior to joining American National Bank of Texas, he worked at Texas Instruments for six years.
Hulsey has served as president and director of the Greater Terrell United Way, chairman of the Terrell Park board, board member of the Terrell Heritage Society, director in Cultural Arts of Terrell and director and chairman of the Terrell Chamber of Commerce. He has also served as director of Texas Bankers Association, chairman of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas, chairman of the Services Board of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas, director of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas and director of Southwestern Automated Clearing House Association. He is currently a member of the Global Accreditation Committee, an international accrediting body for college programs in project management. Hulsey is a past treasurer, vestry member and senior warden for the Episcopal Church of Good Shepherd in Terrell. He currently attends St. Andrews Episcopal Church in McKinney where he has served as vestry member and senior warden. He is also a trustee of Episcopal Foundation of Dallas and a trustee of the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas Corp. Hulsey currently serves as president of the Terrell ISD Excellence Foundation and vice president of the A. Fern Norville Shelter Foundation.
Hulsey earned his BS degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas and an MBA degree from the Wharton Graduate School at the University of Pennsylvania.