The Human Resources & Operations Committee is comprised of TBA members who serve in a human resource, operations and/or policy and procedure capacity at their banking organization. Their mission is to serve and benefit members in the areas of recruitment and selection, training and development, performance management, compensation and benefits and termination policies by providing programs and services that enhance their ability to define and evaluate human resource strategies. Their main roles are to stay abreast of HR best practice metrics within the banking industry; understand policies relating to the recruitment, training, development, compensation and evaluation of employees; and assist with the planning of the HR & Operations Conference by recommending speakers, session topics and locations.

Laura Rutherford

Laura Rutherford
Chair
Inwood National Bank, Richardson

Sydney Hill

Sydney Hill
District 1 Director
Lone Star State Bank of West Texas, Lubbock

Kara Garrett

Kara Garrett
District 2 Director
R Bank, Round Rock

Julia Kraemer

Julia Kraemer
District 2 Director
Hondo National Bank

Cris Bernal Moncayo

Cris Bernal Moncayo
District 2 Director
Vantage Bank Texas, McAllen

Patricia Wilson

Patricia Wilson
District 2 Director
Texas Partners Bank, San Antonio

Sara Kimbrough

Sara Kimbrough
District 3 Director
Moody National Bank, Galveston

Kim A. Reichle

Kim A. Reichle
District 3 Director
The First State Bank, Columbus

Lori Benson

Lori Benson
District 5 Director
First Federal Community Bank, SSB, Paris

Shawna O’Dell, SPHR, SHRM, SCP

Shawna O’Dell, SPHR, SHRM, SCP
District 6 Director
United Texas Bank, Dallas

Sheila Cowan

Sheila Cowan
District 7 Director
Texas National Bank, Sweetwater

Leslie Demma

Leslie Demma
District 7 Director
American Bank of Commerce, Wolfforth

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Lindsey Danner

District 4 Director
Citizens State Bank, Buffalo