Kristi Koncaba, president and COO of Houston-based Texan Bank, has been elected to the board of directors of the Texas Bankers Association. She has also been appointed chair of the Texas Bankers Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Texas Bankers Association that serves and supports Texas banks, their employees and communities through educational programs, gifting and recognition initiatives. Koncaba will serve a two-year term for each position.
Koncaba has 19 years of banking experience. She began her career with First Community Bank in Houston in 2002. There she worked as the human resources director and later expanded to human resources and information technology director. In 2007, Koncaba became co-founder, executive vice president and COO of San Antonio National Bank. In 2011, she and her husband raised the necessary capital and purchased the Bank of Fort Bend, changing the name to Texan Bank shortly thereafter.
Koncaba earned her bachelor’s degree in American jurisprudence and a master’s degree in human resource management from the University of Houston–Clear Lake. She maintains professional certifications as a senior professional in human resources (SPHR) and SHRM senior certified professional (SHRM-SCP). Koncaba is active in the community and serves on the board of the Texas Mutual Insurance Co., Stewart Security Capital, Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, South Belt-Ellington Chamber of Commerce, National Charity League Inc. (Bay Area chapter) and the Johnson Family’s Mission 31 Foundation.
Established in 2007, Texan Bank operates five locations across Houston, River Oaks, Sugar Land, Clear Lake and Friendswood.