FirstCapital Bank of Texas Wins Best of Community Banking Award

MIDLAND, Texas—The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT)—the largest state community banking association in the nation—honored FirstCapital Bank of Texas (FCB) late last month with a Best of Community Banking (BOCB) Award in bronze for marketing.

About the Honor:

2019 marks the 28th year that IBAT has celebrated the outstanding accomplishments of Texas community banks with the BOCB Award. Community banks, such as FCB, play a critical role in their local communities. The Best of Community Banking competition is designed to local honor banks for their commitment to helping their customers, neighbors, employees and community.

FCB’s award application featured their 20-year anniversary, all-employee event commemorating the bank’s years of service and growth. The purpose of the event was to celebrate employees, foster strong working relationships and give back to the community. During this event, employees assembled 250 emergency kits with numerous toiletry items and hygiene products which were donated to food banks.

“Since we first opened our doors in 1998, it has taken every department and every team member to help us provide the excellent customer service our communities deserve,” said FCB CEO Brad Burgess. “It was important for us to honor and thank our employees for their dedication to our customers by hosting our 20th anniversary team member event. Now, a year later we are honored to receive this recognition from IBAT.”

About the Independent Bankers Association of Texas:

Formed in 1974, the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) represents Texas community banks. The Austin-based group is the largest state community banking organization in the nation with membership comprised of more than 2,000 banks and branches in 700 Texas communities. Providing safe and responsible financial services to all Texans. IBAT member banks are committed to supporting and investing in their local communities.