Bart Caraway

Bart Caraway, President and CEO

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.