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Southlake Bank Named No. 1 Bank in Nation

Oct 20, 2014 12:01PM ● By Dia

First Financial Bankshares has been selected as the No.1 top performing publicly traded bank in the nation in the $5 to $50 billion asset category by Bank Director magazine. The magazine's annual scorecard rates all publicly traded banks in four asset size categories on the basis of profitability, capital adequacy and asset quality. Headquartered in Abilene, Texas, First Financial Bankshares is a financial holding company that operates 12 banking regions with 62 locations in Texas including Southlake.

"We are very humbled to receive this honor for the second time, and it is a direct result of the tireless dedication of our team, including our board, officers and employees who execute our strategy every day to make sure that our customers receive superior service and that we reward our shareholders,” said F. Scott Dueser, Chairman, President and CEO. “We thank our customers and shareholders for their loyalty and support, which has allowed us to receive this great honor. This marks the sixth consecutive year that First Financial has been recognized as either No. 1, No. 2 or No. 3 in the nation.”