Business Background and Experience of Our Directors and Executive Officers

The following is a brief discussion of the business and banking background and experience of our directors and executive officers. With respect to our directors, the biographies also contain information regarding the person’s experience, qualifications, attributes or skills that led to the conclusion that the person should serve as a director. Unless otherwise indicated, directors have held their positions for the past five years. No director or executive officer has any family relationship, as defined in Item 401 of Regulation S-K, with any other director or with any of our executive officers, except that Mr. Dennis Bonnen, a director of the Company and the Bank, is the brother of Dr. Greg Bonnen, a director of the Bank.

Our Directors

Carolyn Bailey, Ernst & Young, ret.

Ms. Bailey has been a director of the Company and the Bank since 2020. Ms. Bailey’s career spans over 30 years and includes combined industry and consulting experience in assisting large multinational companies with complex federal, state and international income tax compliance, accounting and tax department operational and technology issues. She was a partner in tax services at Ernst & Young from 2007 until her retirement in 2019, and has served in various roles including America’s Digital Tax Administration Services Leader and the US Business Tax Compliance Leader. Prior to Ernst & Young, she was the Director of Income Tax Reporting and Accounting for Continental Airlines and Director of Income Tax Reporting and Accounting for GE Capital. Ms. Bailey holds a Certified Public Accountant certification in the State of Texas and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Wright State University in Fairborn, Ohio. Ms. Bailey’s accounting and management experience qualify her to serve on our board of directors.

Dr. Martin Basaldua, Basaldua & Heller, P.A.

Dr. Basaldua has been a director of the Company since 2013 and a director of the Bank since 2008. He has been a licensed medical doctor since 1981. Dr. Basaldua is an active leader in numerous medical related endeavors. He is the founder and president of Basaldua & Heller, P.A., a physician group in Kingwood, Texas. He was the co-founder of Kingwood Plaza Hospital (now Kingwood Medical Center Hospital). Dr. Basaldua organized and led the creation of Methodist Medical Group, PLLC (in partnership with the Methodist Hospital at the Texas Medical Center) and served as Chief Executive Officer of Methodist Health Services, LLC. He is also the President of several other organizations, including: Diagnostic Affiliates of Northeast Houston, PLLC; Optimal Health & Wellness, PLLC; PES dba Optimal Skin & Laser; Merit IPA, 126 PLLC; and Pinnacle Executive Services, LLC. Moreover, Dr. Basaldua serves as Chairman of the Board of Merit IPA, PLLC, as well as a board member of Renaissance Physicians Organization, the North Houston Association, Lake Houston Redevelopment Authority, and TIRZ #10. Dr. Basaldua is also an active civic leader. He has served on the Board of Trustees of the North Harris Montgomery Community College District. He has also served on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Texas Strategic Economic Planning Commission. Dr. Basaldua was the founder of the Northeast Harris County Division of the American Heart Association and has also served on or been a member of numerous other civic organizations. Dr. Basaldua holds a medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Trinity University and an Associate’s Degree from San Antonio College. Dr. Basaldua’s extensive business experience, community involvement, as wells as years of experience as a director of the Company and the Bank, qualify him to serve on our board of directors.

Dennis Bonnen, R&K Distributors

Mr. Bonnen has been a director of the Company and the Bank since 2020. Mr. Bonnen has many years of experience as a proven successful banker and founded Heritage Bank in 2008 where he served as President, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to founding Heritage Bank, he held executive positions with First Community Bank, Wells Fargo Bank, and Moody National Bank. In addition, Mr. Bonnen served in the Texas Legislature from 1997 to 2021 and served as the Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives from January 2019 to January 2021. Prior to becoming Speaker of the House, Mr. Bonnen served for the past three legislative sessions as Speaker Pro Tempore and chaired a number of committees focused on economic development, tax policy, insurance, education and many others. He dedicates his time to several business and charitable organization boards in Brazoria County. In 2009, he was named one of the top 40 Houston business leaders under the age of 40 by the Houston Business Journal. Mr. Bonnen is a graduate of St. Edwards University. Mr. Bonnen’s leadership experience and extensive market knowledge qualify him to serve on our board of directors.

W. Donald Brunson, Fortiter Wealth Management

Mr. Brunson has been a director of the Company and the Bank since 2019. Mr. Brunson has more than 46 years of commercial banking and asset-based lending experience, specializing in lending to privately owned businesses in the Greater Houston market. Prior to starting his career in banking, Mr. Brunson spent three years in public accounting with Price Waterhouse & Co. (now known as PricewaterhouseCoopers) as a Certified Public Accountant. He started his banking career with Allied Bank of Texas in 1969 and was a Vice President in commercial lending for seven years. Mr. Brunson joined Northwest Crossing National Bank in 1982 as its first CEO and President. He grew the bank to over $500 million in assets, and the bank was the predecessor to Amegy Bank. After departing Amegy, Mr. Brunson joined American Prudential Capital, specializing in asset based and accounts receivable lending. He was the co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Bank of Houston. In 2016, Mr. Brunson joined Fortiter Wealth Management as Senior Relationship Manager working in Marketing and Sales. Mr. Brunson graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Louisiana Tech University. Mr. Brunson’s extensive banking and financial experience qualify him to serve on our board of directors.

Bart O. Caraway, Chairman

Mr. Caraway serves as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank. Mr. Caraway has been a director of the Company since formation in 2013 and a director of the Bank since organization in 2008. He is also Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Third Coast Commercial Capital. Mr. Caraway has over 29 years of banking and public accounting experience and is a Texas licensed attorney and Certified Public Accountant. Prior to founding the Bank, he served in executive roles at several other community banks, including as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for a Houston, Texas bank wherein Mr. Caraway consulted on the de novo formation, managed the acquisition of two banks, ran all of the operations and helped grow the bank to over $600 million in total assets. Mr. Caraway also created and developed the role of Director of Financial Institution Services for Briggs & Veselka Co., one of the largest independent accounting firms in Texas, and was responsible for developing the firm’s financial institution and consulting practice, including bank audit and attestation services; internal audit services; loan reviews; risk assessments; de novo bank chartering; and consulting for mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, compliance, and management. He is involved in a variety of community 127 activities and charities including Family Connections, an education and support group for families in distress. Mr. Caraway graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting in 1992 and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1996. Thereafter, he earned a law degree from the University of Houston Law School and has been licensed to practice law since 1999. Mr. Caraway’s deep institutional knowledge and extensive banking and accounting experience, long-standing business and banking relationships in our markets, as well as years of experience as a director of the Company and the Bank, qualify him to serve on our board of directors.

Norma J. Galloway, Third Coast Bank SSB, ret.

Ms. Galloway has been a director of the Company since 2019 and a director of the Bank since November 2018. Most recently, Ms. Galloway served as Executive Vice President and Houston Market President of the Bank. She retired from this position in July 2018 after more than six years with the Bank. Ms. Galloway also served as President of Third Coast Commercial Capital from October 2015 until July 2018. Prior to joining the Bank, Ms. Galloway had nearly 50 years of banking experience, including 27 years of lending and management with First City Bank, Houston, Texas, where she served as Chairman of the Board and President of First City Bank, North Belt. After joining Compass Bank in 1993, Ms. Galloway worked in several management positions, including President of Compass Bank, Airtex and Commercial Loan Manager of two other locations, Senior Vice President in Commercial Lending and Group Manager in Commercial Lending. Ms. Galloway retired from Compass Bank after 17 years. Ms. Galloway has served as President of the North Houston Chamber of Commerce, President of Risk Management Association (RMA), Houston Chapter, and was named Outstanding Woman of the Year in 1970 by Houston Chapter of American Bankers’ Association. She served for two years in a Bank Advisor role representing the American Bankers’ Association throughout the country. Ms. Galloway holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston, a degree from the Southwest Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University, a Commercial Lending Graduate Degree from ABA Commercial Lending School at University of Oklahoma, Graduate of Bank Administration Institute Program at University of Wisconsin, Advanced Management from Yale Management School and Executive Management at Wharton University. Ms. Galloway’s substantial banking and management experience, established banking relationships in our markets and community involvement qualify her to serve on our board of directors.

Troy A. Glander, A Nava & Glander, PLLC

Mr. Glander has been a director of the Company since 2013 and a director of the Bank since 2008. He is a partner with Nava & Glander, PLLC and practices primarily in the area of business litigation. He has been a member of the law firm since 2013 and has also served as President of the firm since that time. Mr. Glander has been recognized as a Texas Monthly Magazine “Rising Star”, the SA Longhorns Club and Texas Exes’ “Longhorn of the Year”, and a Texas Monthly Magazine “Super Lawyer.” He has also been recognized as a “Top Attorney in Texas” by Texas Monthly and a “Top Lawyer” by S.A. Scene and is a recipient of AT&T’s “In the Trenches” award, Brown & Brown’s “Peacemaker” award, and the Longhorn Foundation’s “Excellence in Leadership” award. Mr. Glander obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and a Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) from St. Mary’s University School of Law. Mr. Glander is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, State Bar of Texas, Texas Association of Defense Counsel, and San Antonio Bar Association. He is a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. He has served on the board of directors for the Texas Association of Defense Counsel and Texas Exes and chaired their Chapter Advisory Board. He is a director of the San Antonio Texas Exes and is a Past-President of the Chapter. He is a director of the San Antonio Longhorn Foundation and is the Past- President of that organization. Mr. Glander’s significant business and legal experience and community involvement, as well as his years of experience as a director of the Company and the Bank, qualify him to serve on our board of directors.

Shelton J. McDonald, Joslin Constructions

Mr. McDonald has been a director of the Company and the Bank since 2019. Mr. McDonald is an attorney and has served since April 2020 as the Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel for Joslin Construction Company, Inc. and affiliated companies, which oversees a portfolio of companies that specialize in civil construction, precast concrete manufacturing and heavy equipment rental. From November 2015 to April 2020, Mr. McDonald served as the Chief Operations Officer and General Counsel for Joslin 128 Construction Texas, LLC and affiliated companies, which specializes in civil construction, precast concrete manufacturing and heavy equipment rental. He is also a Principal and Chief Operations Officer for Kopis Capital Management, LLC. Prior to Joslin, he spent eleven years in the practice of law at several local law firms and has been licensed to practice law by the State Bar of Texas since 2005. Mr. McDonald earned his law degree from South Texas College of Law and a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and real estate from Baylor University. He also has a Series 3 and Series 65 license. Mr. McDonald’s extensive business and legal experience and investment knowledge qualify him to serve on our board of directors.

Joseph L. Stunja, Friendswood Development

Mr. Stunja has served as a director of the Company since 2013 and a director of the Bank since 2008. From August 2016 to December 2019, Mr. Stunja served as Business Development Officer of the Bank. From June 2010 to January 2016, Mr. Stunja also served as director and Treasurer of the San Jacinto River Authority. He retired from Friendswood Development Company in 2012 after 34 years of service and numerous assignments leading up to his role as past president of Friendswood Development Company. Friendswood Development Company, a Lennar Company, was previously a subsidiary of Exxon and developed the Kingwood community. Mr. Stunja and his wife, Tracy, co-owned and operated RE/MAX Associates Northeast, one of the largest real estate agencies in Houston, from 1998 to 2010. He has also been intimately involved in the community. He has served on: the Lake Houston Area (formerly, Humble Area) Chamber of Commerce Board from 1993 to 2012, the Board of the Lake Houston YMCA from 1996 to 2002, Director of the Kingwood Super Neighborhood Council from 2002 to 2012, and The Clubs of Kingwood Board of Governors from 2003 to 2005. Mr. Stunja is also the co-founder and former chairman of the Lake Houston Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone. He has also participated in numerous community advisory committees and philanthropic initiatives. Mr. Stunja earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, as well as a Master’s of Business Administration, from Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Stunja’s broad business and real estate experience and community involvement, as well as his years of experience as a director of the Company and the Bank, qualify him to serve on our board of directors.

Reagan Swinbank, Sprint Waste Services

Mr. Swinbank has been a director of the Company and the Bank since 2020. Prior to becoming a director of the Company and the Bank, Mr. Swinbank served as a board member of Heritage Bancorp, Inc. and Heritage Bank from 2017 until the consummation of our merger with Heritage. Mr. Swinbank is a partner at Sprint Waste Services, and has actively managed Sprint Waste since its start in April 2006. Sprint Waste is a leading construction and industrial waste hauling company operating 11 branches along the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast. In addition to Sprint Waste, Mr. Swinbank is a partner with sister companies, Sprint Transport and the Sprint Landfills. Mr. Swinbank is a 2003 graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in Finance, and lifelong Houstonian. Mr. Swinbank’s broad business experience and banking experience serving as a director of Heritage Bancorp, Inc. and Heritage Bank, qualify him to serve on our board of directors.