Robert Hulsey, President and CEO of American National Bank of Texas (ANBTX) was inducted into the Texas Bankers Hall of Fame at an Inaugural Gala held at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville on April 25.

The Texas Bankers Hall of Fame was established by the Sam Houston State University banking program to provide positive recognition to Texas Bankers who have made valuable contributions to the banking profession and pioneered the Texas banking industry.

“Banks have played a pivotal part in the development of this nation and this state, and the general public needs to be informed on the positive role banks and bankers have had in the overall economic impact on their communities, state, and nation,” said James B. “Jim” Bexley, chair of the Smith-Hutson Endowed Chair of Banking.

Robert Hulsey was selected for this prestigious designation based on his dedication and contributions to the banking industry. Throughout Robert’s banking career, he has served as director of the Texas Bankers Association, Chairman of the Independent Bankers Association of Texas, Chairman of the Services Board of the Independent Bankers Associations of Texas, Director of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas, and Director of Southwestern Automated Clearing House Association.

Robert is also heavily involved in the community and currently serves as president of the Terrell ISD Excellence Foundation, created to support and enhance the education of all students in the Terrell ISD. He is also a board member for the Global Accreditation Center for Project Management (GAC) and vice president of the A. Fern Norville Shelter Foundation for children.

Robert graduated from Terrell High School and holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas and a master’s degree of business administration from the Wharton Graduate School at the University of Pennsylvania.


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 four consecutive years, 2009-2012, ANBTX was ranked one of the Top 100 Places to Work by The Dallas Morning News. Visit American National Bank of Texas online at Member FDIC.