J. Kyle McVey, CPA

Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer


Mr. McVey joined First Financial in 2011 following two years with KPMG LLP in Jacksonville, Florida.  Mr. McVey’s responsibilities include financial reporting, external and internal audit, investor relations and assisting in various other roles across the Company and reports to the Chief Financial Officer. 

He is co-chairman of First Financial’s Customer Service First program and was instrumental in organizing the Company’s Day of Service initiative, which was awarded the Texas Bankers Association’s Cornerstone Award for outstanding community involvement. 


Mr. McVey holds bachelor degrees in accounting and finance and a masters in accounting from Abilene Christian University, is a licensed CPA, and a graduate of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University (SWGSB).

While attending SWGSB, Mr. McVey was a two-time winner of the James B. Gardner Commerce Street Capital Scholarship, which recognizes participants who attain the highest level of academic achievement and best represent the educational ideals of merit and leadership. In addition, he was also recognized as valedictorian of his SWGSB class.


Mr. McVey is a graduate of the Leadership Abilene program, having served as class President, and is active in the Abilene Young Professionals Association.