The Texas Bankers Foundation Announce the 2022 Emerging Leader Honorees

May 24, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                     Contact: Jocelyn Carby

Wednesday, May 18, 2022                                                       

The Texas Bankers Foundation Announce the 2022 Emerging Leader Honorees

(AUSTIN) – The Texas Bankers Foundation, the charitable arm of the Texas Bankers Association, proudly announces the 7 recipients of the 2022 Emerging Leader Awards. Each of the bankers selected were chosen by a TBA member banking institution president, CEO or chairman of the board and recognized for their outstanding qualities.

“We are both excited and very proud to recognize the 2022 Emerging Leader Award recipients,” said Chris Furlow, president & CEO of the Texas Bankers Association. “This group of outstanding bankers will help lead the Texas banking industry into the future and we’re thrilled to celebrate the work they’re doing throughout the state of Texas.”

Launched in 2019 by the Texas Bankers Foundation in collaboration with the Bank Leadership Council, the Emerging Leader Award honors bankers who have had a positive impact on the banking industry and who represent the best values of Texas community banking.

The winners of the 2022 Emerging Leader Award include:

  • Casey Harbers, National Bank & Trust, La Grange
  • Philip James, North Dallas Bank & Trust Co., Dallas
  • Joshua S. McKee, Veritex Community Bank, Dallas
  • Tyler Randolph, First State Bank, Spearman
  • Heather Rodriguez, Texas Security Bank, Dallas
  • S. Craig Schwartinsky, Central National Bank, Waco
  • Brennan K. Williams, Legend Bank, N.A., Decatur

The seven bankers selected 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.


Carlos Espinosa

VP, Communications and Marketing

Texas Bankers Association

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