Richard Young, CPA

Executive Vice President, Abilene

As the Abilene area manager, Richard is responsible for business development and trust, estate and retirement plan administration. 

Richard has more than 20 years of experience in the industry. He joined First Financial Trust in 1997 and was formerly vice president in trust and estate administration at Nations Bank in Midland.

A graduate of Hardin-Simmons University, Richard earned an accounting degree in 1966 and a Master of Finance in 1982. Today, he is a certified public accountant and a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. 

In the community, Richard sits on the board of the Food Bank of West Central Texas and has served in several officer and committee positions. He is also former board president and a current advisory board member for the Day Nursery of Abilene.