First Financial Bank, NA Names Bruhn President of Southlake Region

“Shelby has a proven track record as a loan officer and banker whose leadership has helped increase the market presence of the banks he has worked with,” Butler said. “He has extensive experience in the southlake and Tarrant County markets and will be a valuable asset for the future growth of First Financial Bank. I also can’t wait for Shelby to work with Mark Jones which led our Southlake area bank to record growth in assets, loans and deposits. Mark will serve as Chairman of the Board and will help Shelby and our entire Southlake area team continue to grow southlake, Keller, club trophy, Vineand wise county markets.”

Bruhn most recently served as Executive Vice President – Chief Loan Officer at Valliance Bank in fort worth, where his primary responsibility was to manage the growth of the company’s lending division. He began his tenure at Valliance Bank as President of Tarrant County Market in July 2016 and was raised to Texas Chairman two years later, before assuming his most recent role in January last year. Bruhn previously served as Executive Vice President of Platinum Bank in southlake and Executive Vice President – Chief Loan Officer of Providence Bank of Texas in southlake.

Bruhn graduated from University of Texas at Dallas holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and information management. He also completed the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Colorado in 2017.

About First Financial Bank, NA
First Financial Bank, NA is a wholly owned subsidiary of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIN). Based at Abilene, TexasFirst Financial Bankshares is a financial holding company which, through its wholly owned subsidiary, First Financial Bank, NA, operates multiple banking regions with 78 locations in Texasincluding Abilene, Influence, Albany, Aledo, Alvarado, Beaumont, Boyd, Bridgeport, Brock, bryan, Burleson, College StationCisco, Cleburne, Clyde, ConroeCut and pull, Decatur, Eastland, El Campo, fort worth, Fulshear, Glen Rose, Granbury, Vine, Hereford, Huntsville, Keller, violet wood, Magnolia, Mauriceville, merkel, Midlothian, Mineral wells, Montgomery, Morane, New Waverly, Newton, Odessa, Orange, Palace, Port Arthur, Tidy, rising star, Roby, holy angel, southlake, Stephenville, Pure water, Tom Ball, Thirty, club trophy, empty, Waxahachie, Weatherford, Willisand willow park. The company also operates First Financial Trust & Asset Management Company, NA, with ten locations and First Technology Services, Inc., a technology operating company. The Company is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol FFIN. For more information about First Financial, please visit our website at

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