How TBA is reinvigorating banking at the university level

TBA is excited to highlight two recent banking programs which were a result of member feedback along with recognition of the individuals whose vision and determination made these programs a reality.

An Ambition to excel

With a focus on wants and needs, TBA has a rich history of creating opportunities for our member banks to grow and develop beyond current capabilities.

TBA fulfills Banking Endowment Commitment at SHSU

Established in 2016, TBA pledged $250,000 in a matching campaign to create a chair at the university to focus solely on creating educational opportunities for students wishing to pursue banking careers.


A new Texas Bankers Association initiative called CREATE — Community Reinvestment and Trust Enterprise — serves as the Texas banking industry’s proactive approach to building opportunity, economic well-being and wealth-creation in under-banked and un

TBA’s 136th Annual Convention preview

Preview of the Future of the Banking Industry panel discussion and Chairman’s Dinner & Texas Bankers Bash entertainment

Banking on the future

Banking on the future: BankWork$ program creates opportunities for successful careers in banking

TBA’s 136th Annual Convention returns to downtown Austin

With a redefined attendee experience, TBA’s 136th Annual Convention returns to the Live Music Capital of the World with something for everyone.

Back to business

As normal banking activities resume, list of concerns includes mandated vaccinations, special accommodations and paid leave

The virtual chairman

Although our nation is making great strides in defeating the coronavirus, I’m afraid I will be ending my term as Chairman in the same way in which I began it. Yes, virtually.

Nurturing or future bankers

New TBA Student Membership Program offers insight into TBA offerings and legislative and regulatory priorities

Designed to Fail

With a multilayered approach, no single layer’s failure results in a security breach. In a sense, each layer is designed to fail — or to allow for the inevitable — while still providing exceptional security.

Red Alert

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is critical that you and your institution’s employees exercise caution and remain nimble in your cyber defenses to prevent falling victim to one of the many attacks and scams.

Diversity and inclusion within our industry

TBA has been a longtime supporter of opportunities to attract and retain banking talent on behalf of our member banks, with a proactive stance towards diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Adapting to the changing world

TBA, like our banks, was affected by the pandemic. TBA staff have worked from home since mid-March, and TBA leadership has been forced to adapt to restrictions brought about by the quarantine.

Building a talent pipeline

The future of the state’s banking industry is bright thanks in large part to a renewed focus by Texas universities on banking degrees, banking minors, commercial banking certificates and even an executive MBA, ensuring that a pipeline of talent flows

Former White House Press Secretary, legendary performer to highlight Annual Convention lineup

TBA is proud to announce the latest additions to its 136th Annual Convention lineup: Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and legendary performer John Michael Montgomery.

How to be a #NotMe in a #MeToo World

#MeToo brought sexual harassment out of the shadows and into the mainstream. The ripple effects have been felt in companies and organizations, large and small, from coast to coast.

The importance of cybersecurity awareness

According to the NCSA, ???The line between our online and offline lives is indistinguishable. In these tech-fueled times, our homes, societal well-being, economic prosperity and nation???s security are impacted by the internet.???

Rx for organizational health

Let's face it, managing people is not for everyone, but it???s such an important role in creating the culture you want and ensuring your teams are engaged and ready to fulfil the mission and core values of your organization.

Texas Financial Literacy Summit brings educational returns to bankers and teachers

Throughout Texas, bankers are helping people learn to save and manage their money so that they can accomplish their goals.

Texas Tech develops Excellence in Banking Program

In response to the economic and industry events that have led to the demand for qualified bankers, the Jerry S. Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University has developed a new Excellence in Banking Program.