Commercial Banking Program Advisory Board


We’re proud to introduce our Commercial Banking Program at Mays Business School. It’s a high impact academic program in the Department of Finance and is designed to equip students with the banking and finance skills needed for a career in banking. This program prepares students to serve the personnel needs of banking organizations in the state of Texas and the United States.

Meet our current students!

How does it work?

The banking program is a partnership between Texas A&M University and member banks of the Advisory Board of Directors. Established in 2011, there are over 40 member banks involved in the governance of the program that work closely with students and faculty. Bankers are integrally involved in all aspects of the program, including admissions, classroom teaching, fundraising, mentoring, special activities, field trips and more. Due to the active involvement of member bankers, students gain a balance of academic and professional industry training to place them on the path of success in banking careers.

Benefits for the bank

  • Top talent students to fill banking industry’s talent gap
  • Banking executives as guest lecturers/instructors in commercial banking courses
  • Contributing as a board member of the program’s Advisory Board
  • Priority access to graduating students for full-time employment offers
  • Student summer internship experience with your bank
  • Opportunity to mentor students one on one
  • Networking with bankers from around the United States

Representatives from banks operating around Texas are directly involved with the Commercial Banking Program. This program was developed as a way to serve students at Mays Business School interested in commercial banking and develop a pipeline of talent for the banking industry in Texas.

Commercial Banking Program Executive Committee

2017 – 2018 Advisory Board Members

Allegiance BankCentral Bank Frost Bank Southside BankWoodforest National Bank
Amarillo National Bank CitibankGreen BankSouthwest Bank
Amegy Bank Citizens National Bank Guaranty Bank & TrustTexas Capital Bank
American National Bank of Texas Comerica Bank Independent Bank Texas National Bank
Austin County State Bank Commerce Bank JPMorgan ChaseThe Bank & Trust BCS
BancorpSouth Bank Community Bank & Trust Moody National Bank The Bank of San Antonio
Bank of America Community National Bank & Trust of TexasMutual of Omaha Bank The Independent Bankers Bank
Bank of Oklahoma/BOK Financial Community Bank of TexasNorth Dallas Bank & TrustTrustmark Bank
Broadway National BankFirst Financial Bank PlainsCapital Bank Veritex Community Bank
Cadence Bank First United Bank & TrustProsperity BankWells Fargo Bank


2017 -2018 Associate Members

Federal Reserve Bank (Houston & Dallas)Independent Community Bankers Association Texas Bankers Association Risk Management Association
Independent Bankers Association of Texas J.Keith Hughey Company Texas Department of Banking


2017 – 2018 Affiliate Members

CroweHorwathHaginas & ShillingsHunton & Williams WFA Group
FEDFISHarper & Pearson Pattillo, Brown & Hill WhitleyPenn
Fenimore, Kay, Harrison & Ford Hilltop Banc SystemsSouthWest Business Corporation