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Texas First Bank Names Lincoln C. McKinnon as Chief Operating Officer

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Texas First Bank is pleased to announce that Lincoln C. McKinnon has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO). A new role within Texas First Bank, McKinnon is responsible for overseeing the organization’s strategic direction, project implementation, and growth objectives, as well as supervising the Retail, Treasury Management, and Operations teams.

McKinnon joins the bank with nearly twenty years of experience in financial institution advisory services. Most recently, he was a Partner at Crowe, LLP, where he led the Houston Financial Services practice, spearheading numerous growth strategies and managing statewide teams as they performed audits and consulting services for community banks and other financial institutions across Texas. Prior to Crowe, he worked as the Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations for a $6 billion investment management firm specializing in fixed income and equity portfolio growth.

“We are excited to welcome Lincoln to the Texas First family. Having been our external audit partner for five years, he has gotten to know us, and we’ve gotten to see him work. His experience in the industry and understanding of how we operate make him a great fit,” shared Christopher Doyle, President and CEO of Texas First Bank. “Part of the strategic plan is for Texas First to grow in a way that meets the full needs of those in our community while continuing to uphold our mission and core values, and with the vision and history of execution that Lincoln brings, we look even more toward to the future.”

A native of League City, Texas, McKinnon holds a master’s in business administration in Banking and Financial Institutions from Sam Houston State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Texas and a graduate of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas’s Bank Operations Institute. He serves on the Sam Houston Executive MBA Advisory Board and enjoys scuba diving and travelling in his spare time.

“Texas First Bank is a great community bank with deep roots and strong values. I’ve seen how dedicated they are to helping individuals and businesses in their markets, and I’m excited for the opportunity to improve and grow that commitment in communities I grew up in,” said McKinnon.