Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer
Ronald Butler has been part of the First Financial family for 25 years, beginning his career in 1993 as Commercial Loan Officer in Abilene. In 1996, he was named President and CEO of First Financial Bank, Eastland and, in 1999, was named President and CEO of First Financial Bank, Stephenville. In 2006, he returned to Abilene and was named the President and CEO of First Financial Bank, Abilene. In 2012, Butler was named Chairman and CEO of First Financial Bank, Abilene Region and Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. Today, Butler is a member of the Advisory Boards of multiple regions of First Financial Bank, and also serves on the board of First Technology Services, Inc.
Mr. Butler earned his BBA in finance from Texas Tech University and earned his MBA from Tarleton State University. He graduated from the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University in 1996.
Mr. Butler is the former board chair of the Abilene Industrial Foundation and the Abilene Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Advisory Councils of the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University and Cisco College Abilene. Butler serves on the boards of the West Central Texas Municipal Water District, ContinueCare Hospital at Hendrick Medical Center, and the Abilene Improvement Corporation.