John El Williams, Jr.
Mr. Williams has served as a director of the Company since 2023 and is a member of the Company’s Compensation Committee and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. He previously served as a director of CBTX, Inc. and CommunityBank of Texas, N.A. beginning in 2007. He served as Chairman of CBTX, Inc.’s Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee beginning in 2017. Mr. Williams is the managing partner of Williams Hart Law Firm, L.L.P. in Houston, Texas, where he practices in the area of mass tort cases. Mr. Williams currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Houston Astros, and the Houston Police Foundation, and serves on the Board of Advisors for the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University. Mr. Williams is listed in Top Attorneys in Texas, Best Attorneys in Texas, The Best Lawyers in America, and Texas’ Best Lawyers, and he has been selected as a Super Lawyer every year since 2003. Mr. Williams received a B.B.A. from Baylor University and a J.D. from Baylor School of Law, where he graduated first in his class. Mr. Williams has significant risk management and strategic planning skills. In addition, he brings strong legal, lending and financial skills important to the oversight of the Company’s enterprise and operational risk management.