American National Bank of Texas Welcomes Jim Thompson to the Board
July 08, 2014
Dallas, Texas – American National Bank of Texas is proud to announce that Jim Thompson, CEO of James R. Thompson Inc., has been appointed as a board member to the bank's board of directors.
Thompson earned his Bachelor of Science in Architectural Construction from Texas A&M University. While at Texas A&M, he was a member of the Corps of Cadets and Ross Volunteers. Thompson was also named a Distinguished Military Graduate. Following graduation, Thompson joined the United States Air Force and served as an instructor pilot until 1973.
"I believe in being actively involved in the community," Thompson said. "I am honored to be a part of ANBTX and contribute to the important role they play in the community."
Thompson founded James R. Thompson, Inc., a commercial general contracting firm headquartered in Dallas that has received countless awards for construction excellence. Thompson is also a member of Texas A&M's Presidential Board of Visitors, the Construction Industry Advisory Council, the College of Architecture Advisory Council and the A&M Legacy Society. In 2000, he received the Outstanding Alumni Award from the College of Architecture at Texas A&M. In 2011, Thompson was inducted into the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets Hall of Honor and, in 2013, he received the Texas A&M University Distinguished Alumnus Award.
In addition to being a part of the Texas A&M community, Thompson has also served 15 years on the Kaufman ISD School Board and helped found the Kaufman ISD Scholarship Foundation.
About American National Bank of Texas
American National Bank of Texas, founded in 1875 in Terrell, is one of the oldest and largest independently owned banks in the state. With assets exceeding $2 billion, the bank has 30 locations throughout North Texas serving Collin, Dallas, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Rockwall, Tarrant and Van Zandt counties. American National Bank of Texas provides personal and commercial banking services; individual & corporate trust, investment, and estate planning services through its Wealth Management Group; and personal and commercial insurance and risk management services through Sleeper Sewell Insurance Services, Inc. For five consecutive years, 2009-2014, ANBTX was ranked one of the Top 100 Places to Work by the Dallas Morning News. Visit American National Bank of Texas online at www.anbtx.com. Member FDIC.