The Texas Bankers Foundation Announce the 2022 Cornerstone & LiFE Award Winners

May 17, 2022


Monday, May 16, 2022                                                                     

Contact: Jocelyn Carby |

(AUSTIN) – The Texas Bankers Foundation, the charitable arm of the Texas Bankers Association, proudly announces the 16 recipients of the 2022 Cornerstone and Leader in Financial Education (LiFE) Awards. Each of the banks selected have demonstrated excellence in community involvement or have promoted financial education in their communities.

“These awards celebrate the banks and bankers who have made a commitment to be cornerstones in their communities and who are dedicated leaders in promoting financial education,” said Chris Furlow, president & CEO of the Texas Bankers Association. “Those recognized this year have had a significant impact on their communities and we are honored to congratulate them on their efforts.”

This year’s NINE winning Cornerstone projects include:

  • FirstCapital Bank of Texas, N.A.
  • Legend Bank, N.A.
  • North Dallas Bank & Trust Co.
  • PointBank
  • TBK Bank, SSB
  • Texas Security Bank
  • TFNB Your Bank for Life
  • Veritex Community Bank
  • Woodforest National Bank

This year’s FIVE Bank LiFE projects include:

  • Citizens State Bank, Woodville
  • Comerica Bank
  • Mineola Community Bank, S.S.B.
  • Texas Capital Bank, N.A.
  • Veritex Community Bank

This year’s TWO LiFE Individual Recognition Award go to:

  • Courtney Taylor, Veritex Community Bank
  • Ralph Thompson, North Dallas Bank & Trust

The seventeen recipients will be celebrated at the Texas Bankers Association’s 137th Annual Convention in Round Rock during a special awards luncheon.

For further information about the Texas Bankers Foundation, visit and check out Texas Banking Magazine, the official publication of the Texas Bankers Association, that includes a special feature on the 2022 winners.

Founded in 1885, the Texas Bankers Association (TBA) is the oldest and largest state banking association in the United States. TBA advocates for its members in Austin and Washington; trains more than 10,000 community bankers annually; provides nationally-recognized banking products and services; and proudly invests in Texas communities through financial literacy, scholarship and charitable activities.

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