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First Financial Bankshares Inc (FFIN.OQ)

FFIN.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

F. Scott Dueser

64 2008 Non-Independent Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

J. Bruce Hildebrand

62 2003 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Kirk Thaxton

57 2015 Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, First Financial Trust & Asset Management Company

Ronald Butler

57 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer

Gary Gragg

58 2006 Executive Vice President

Tucker Bridwell

66 2011 Lead Independent Director

April Anthony

50 2014 Independent Director

David Copeland

62 1998 Independent Director

Murray Edwards

66 2006 Independent Director

Ronald Giddiens

70 2009 Independent Director

Ivan Lancaster

64 2013 Independent Director

Kade Matthews

60 1998 Independent Director

Ross Smith

70 2014 Independent Director

Johnny Trotter

66 2003 Independent Director

J McVey

2016 Vice President, Assistant Chief Financial Officer

Biographies

Name Description

F. Scott Dueser

Mr. F. Scott Dueser is Non-Independent Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. He serves as chairman of the Executive Committee. He also is a director of the Bank serving on the asset liability management committee, of the Trust Company and of First Technology Services, Inc., (the “Technology Company”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Bank. He is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company. He became Chairman in 2008 and became CEO/President in 2001. Prior to his role at the Company, he was CEO/President of the Bank from 1991 to 2001 and assumed these roles again as well as Chairman of the Board effective December 30, 2012. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University with finance and accounting degrees and served on the Board of Regents of Texas Tech University from 2005 to 2009, the last two years as Chairman. He currently serves on the boards of Breck Operating, Inc., Brazos LLP, Salt Fork, Ltd., Petco Ltd. and States Royalty LLP, which are privately held oil and gas companies. He was selected as Abilene’s Outstanding Citizen of the Year in 2009. Mr. Dueser adds financial services experience, especially lending, oil and gas expertise and asset liability management to the Board of Directors, as well as a deep understanding of the Company’s business and operations. Mr. Dueser also brings risk and operations management and strategic planning expertise to the Board of Directors, skills that are important as we continue to implement our business strategy and acquire and integrate growth opportunities.

J. Bruce Hildebrand

Mr. J. Bruce Hildebrand, CPA is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He Serving this Position last 14 years.

Kirk Thaxton

Mr. Kirk W. Thaxton is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, First Financial Trust & Asset Management Company, a subsidiary of First Financial Bankshares, Inc.

Ronald Butler

Mr. Ronald D. Butler, II, is a Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. He joined First Financial in Abilene in 1993 after nine years with another local financial institution. He was Senior Vice President and a commercial lending officer in the Abilene Bank for four years before becoming the President/CEO of First Financial Bank, N.A., Eastland for three years. He then served for seven years as President/CEO of First Financial Bank, N. A., Stephenville and returned to Abilene as President/CEO in 2006. Butler is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a bachelor of business administration and a master of business administration from Tarleton State University. He is also a graduate of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University. Butler currently serves as Chairman of the Abilene Industrial Foundation and was Chairman of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce in 2010. He serves on the board of directors of the Hendrick Medical Center Foundation, West Texas Rehabilitation Center and West Central Texas Municipal Water District.

Gary Gragg

Mr. Gary S. Gragg is Executive Vice President of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. He was Senior Vice President of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (1996 to 2005). Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Abilene Region of First Financial Bank, N.A., Abilene.

Tucker Bridwell

Mr. Tucker S. Bridwell is Lead Independent Director of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. He serves as lead director, chairman of the Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee and also on the Executive Committee. He is also a director of the Bank serving on the directors’ loan committee and serves as an advisory director of the Bank’s Abilene region. He has been president of Mansefeldt Investment Corporation, a privately owned investment company, and the Dian Graves Owen Foundation, a private charitable foundation, since September 1997 and manages investments for both entities. Mr. Bridwell is also a director of Concho Resources Inc., serving on its reserves committee. Mr. Bridwell was a director of Halcon Resources from 2012 until 2016 and Petrohawk Energy Corporation from 2004 until 2010. He was selected as Abilene’s Outstanding Citizen of the Year in 2010. He is a graduate of Southern Methodist University and is a certified public accountant. Mr. Bridwell’s service as a director to public companies adds administration and operational management experience, as well as corporate governance expertise to the Board of Directors. His experience and qualifications provide sound leadership to the Board of Directors. In addition, as a certified public accountant, Mr. Bridwell brings strong accounting, oil and gas expertise, investment, lending and financial skills important to the oversight of our financial reporting, enterprise and operational risk management.

April Anthony

Ms. April Anthony is an Independent Director of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. She serves on the Audit Committee and is designated as a “financial expert.” She is also a director of First Financial Bank, N.A., Abilene (the “Bank”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company and of First Technology Services, Inc. (the “Technology Company”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Bank. She is chief executive officer of Encompass Home Health and Hospice, which she founded in 1998, and Homecare Homebase. Encompass Home Health and Hospice was named as one of the fastest growing companies in America and boasts national leading scores in clinical quality outcomes and patient satisfaction. It provides home care and hospice services to over 40,000 patients per day through a network of over 240 offices in 29 states. Homecare Homebase provides leading homecare software technology to over 175 homecare providers across the United States, representing 25% of homecare and hospice services in the nation. She is a graduate of Abilene Christian University and is a certified public accountant. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of Abilene Christian University, serving for 16 years and currently serves as chairman. She was named Outstanding Alumnus in February 2018. She is also the founder and a director of Encompass Cares Foundation, a nonprofit foundation formed to support domestic and international medical mission efforts and over the past five years has provided over $2 million in mission grants. Her experience and qualifications provide sound leadership to the board of Directors. In addition, as a certified public accountant, Ms. Anthony brings strong accounting, management, strategic planning, technology and financial skills important to the oversight of our financial reporting, enterprise and operational risk management.

David Copeland

Mr. David L. Copeland is an Independent Director of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. He serves as chairman of the Audit Committee and also is a member of the Executive and Nominating/Corporate Governance Committees. He is designated as a “financial expert” for our Audit Committee. He also is a director of the Bank serving on the asset liability management committee and of First Financial Trust & Asset Management Company, N.A. (the “Trust Company”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. He also serves as an advisory director of the Bank’s Abilene region. He is president of the Shelton Family Foundation, a private charitable foundation, and SIPCO, Inc., the management and investment company for the Andrew B. Shelton family. He also serves as a director, compensation committee chairman and on the audit committee of Harte-Hanks, Inc., a publicly traded targeted marketing company. He is a graduate of Abilene Christian University and is a certified public accountant and chartered financial analyst. Mr. Copeland’s service as a director to public companies adds administration and operational management experiences, as well as corporate governance expertise to the Board of Directors. His experience and qualifications provide sound leadership to the Board of Directors. In addition, as a certified public accountant and chartered financial analyst, Mr. Copeland brings strong investment, accounting and financial skills important to the oversight of our financial reporting, enterprise and operational risk management.

Murray Edwards

Mr. Murray Edwards is an Independent Director of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. He serves on the Audit, Executive and Nominating/Corporate Governance Committees. He also is a director of the Bank serving as chairman of the directors’ loan committee and serves as an advisory director of the Bank’s Abilene and Fort Worth regions. He is principal of The Edwards Group, a privately owned investment company, and has an undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University and a masters of business administration from Harvard Business School. He has successfully owned and managed a number of businesses including Automated Farm Systems, Alderman-Cave Feeds, Abilene Cattle Feeders, Cape & Son, Bluebonnet Feeds and Innovation Event Management. He was the largest shareholder and a director of Peoples State Bank, Clyde, Texas, prior to it being acquired by the Company. Mr. Edwards has significant risk management, merger and acquisitions and strategic planning skills. In addition, he brings strong agriculture, accounting, lending and financial skills important to the oversight of our financial reporting, enterprise and operational risk management.

Ronald Giddiens

Mr. Ronald N. Giddiens is an Independent Director of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. He also is a director of the Bank serving on the directors’ loan committee and asset liability management committee and of the Technology Company and serves as an advisory director of the Bank’s San Angelo region. He is a former president of Bank of the West in San Angelo prior to its sale to Boatmans Bank and Bank of America. He currently provides business, acquisition and valuations consulting through his company, D & G Consulting. He is a graduate of Baylor University and the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University. Mr. Giddiens adds significant financial services industry expertise relevant to our community banking, wealth management, and commercial lending businesses. His leadership experience with a large financial services company is important to the oversight of our multi-region business model.

Ivan Lancaster

Mr. Ivan Tim Lancaster is an Independent Director of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. He also is a director of the Bank and serves as an advisory director of the Bank’s Abilene region. He is President and CEO of Hendrick Health Systems, a 525 bed regional hospital based in Abilene, Texas, having served in this capacity since 2004. From 1998 to 2004, he was CEO of Brownwood Regional Medical Center, Brownwood, Texas. He has a bachelor of finance degree from Texas Tech University and a masters in health care administration from Texas Women’s University. He is past Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Texas Hospital Association and was honored in February 2018 with the Earl M. Collier Award for Distinguished Health Care Administration in Texas. He has served on numerous healthcare related boards on a national and state level. He currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Regents of Texas Tech University. Mr. Lancaster adds significant operational, risk management, strategic planning and administrative experiences, as well as corporate governance expertise that is important to the Company. His leadership as the chief executive of a large hospital system brings strong accounting, management skills and medical industry expertise to the oversight of the financial reporting and operational risk management. Mr. Lancaster had ten years in the banking industry prior to going into hospital administration.

Kade Matthews

Mr. Kade L. Matthews is an Independent Director of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. He also is a director of the Bank and serves as an advisory director of the Bank’s Hereford region. He is President of the Legett Foundation, a private charitable foundation in Texas, as well as a trustee of Texas Christian University, where he is a graduate. He also is on the board of visitors of the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, president of the Dodge Jones Foundation, a private charitable foundation in Abilene, president of Kickapoo Springs Foundation, a private charitable foundation in Abilene, and a former member of the Amarillo Area Foundation. Mr. Matthews is also a former regent of Clarendon College and former president of the Clarendon College Foundation. He is a rancher and manages investments. Mr. Matthews provides excellent agriculture and wealth management experience, local knowledge of economic trends in the communities that we serve as well as compensation and benefits experience and corporate governance experience garnered through his leadership position and board service with other entities.

Ross Smith

Mr. Ross H. Smith, Jr., is an Independent Director of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. He also is a director of the Bank serving on the Directors’ Loan Committee and serves as an advisory director of the Bank’s Southeast Texas region. He served as a director of Orange Savings Bank, SSB from 2008 to 2013, prior to the Company acquiring Orange Savings Bank, SSB in May 2013. He is chairman and president of Akrotex Inc., Orange, Texas, a service company for the petrochemical/plastics industry. He also is chairman of the board and president of Sabine River Ford, Inc., Orange, Texas and Volkswagen of Lake Charles, Louisiana. He serves on the board of directors of the Foundation of South East Texas, a three county community charitable foundation and also on the board of directors of the Foundation for Lamar State College, Orange, Texas. He has received several community builder and leadership awards and in 2010, was named Citizen of the Year for the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Smith brings a wealth of experience and leadership in business to the Board.

Johnny Trotter

Mr. Johnny E. Trotter is an Independent Director of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. He also is a director of the Bank and serves as an advisory director of the Bank’s Hereford region. He is president of Livestock Investors, Ltd., one of the largest cattle feeders in the United States as well as an officer in Deaf Smith Enterprises LLC, a privately owned real estate company. He also is president of Whiteface Ford dealership in Hereford, Texas, and owns and manages ranches/farms in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Mississippi. He also is a director of First United Bank, Dimmitt, Texas, an unaffiliated bank. He is also a director and became president of the American Quarter Horse Association in March 2014 and is active in numerous other cattle/horse associations and philanthropic/community involvement. Beginning in 2016, he serves on the Donald Trump Agriculture Advisory Committee. He was named 2004 Citizen of the Year in Hereford/Deaf County, Texas. He was inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame in January 2015, was awarded an honorary doctorate from West Texas A&M University in December 2015 and will receive the Chester A. Reynolds Memorial Award at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in April 2017. Mr. Trotter brings key leadership, risk management, operations, strategic planning and auto industry/agricultural expertise that assist the Board of Directors in overseeing the Company’s operations in a challenging economy.

J McVey

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

F. Scott Dueser

1,673,570

J. Bruce Hildebrand

734,355

Kirk Thaxton

710,872

Ronald Butler

700,719

Gary Gragg

622,448

Tucker Bridwell

114,250

April Anthony

99,750

David Copeland

125,400

Murray Edwards

133,700

Ronald Giddiens

115,250

Ivan Lancaster

99,500

Kade Matthews

102,250

Ross Smith

117,850

Johnny Trotter

111,050

J McVey

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As Of  31 Dec 2017