First Financial Bank Elects Robert C. Nickles as Chairman of Kingwood Regional Board

2/8/2021 4:00:00 PM
Author: Company Release
KINGWOOD, Texas, February 8, 2021 - The Board of Directors of First Financial Bank, N.A., has announced Robert C. Nickles has been elected to Chairman of the Region’s Board of Directors. The announcement was made by F. Scott Dueser, Chairman, President, and CEO of First Financial Bankshares, Inc., the parent company of First Financial Bank, N.A.

“We certainly are fortunate to have a board member of Bob’s caliber lead this incredibly strong and diverse board of directors," said Dueser. “We are grateful for his service and dedication to both our regional board of directors and our corporate board of directors.”

“Bob has been an instrumental part of our board for more than a decade,” added Shelley Dacus, President and CEO of the Kingwood Region. “His leadership, knowledge, and enthusiasm for our business and communities will continue to pay dividends for the Kingwood Region.”

Mr. Nickles is Founder and Executive Chairman for Alegacy Group, LLC, the second largest gas compressor packager in the world with more than $1billion in revenue since inception. He began his career with Nickles Machine and has created a track record of success in the energy services field for more than 30 years. Mr. Nickles has served on the Kingwood Region’s Board of Directors since 2010 and was elected to the First Financial Bankshares Board of Directors in 2019 where he serves on the Compensation Committee. He received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering design technology from Oklahoma State University, and serves on the finance council of St. Matthias Catholic Church.

About First Financial Bank
First Financial Bank, N.A. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIN). Headquartered in Abilene, Texas, First Financial Bankshares, Inc. is a financial holding company that through its subsidiary, First Financial Bank, N.A., operates multiple banking regions with 78 locations in Texas, including Abilene, Acton, Albany, Aledo, Alvarado, Beaumont, Boyd, Bridgeport, Brock, Bryan, Burleson, College Station, Cisco, Cleburne, Clyde, Conroe, Cut and Shoot, Decatur, Eastland, El Campo, Fort Worth, Fulshear, Glen Rose, Granbury, Grapevine, Hereford, Huntsville, Keller, Kingwood, Magnolia, Mauriceville, Merkel, Midlothian, Mineral Wells, Montgomery, Moran, New Waverly, Newton, Odessa, Orange, Palacios, Port Arthur, Ranger, Rising Star, Roby, San Angelo, Southlake, Stephenville, Sweetwater, Tomball, Trent, Trophy Club, Vidor, Waxahachie, Weatherford, Willis, and Willow Park. The Company also operates First Financial Trust & Asset Management Company, N.A., with ten locations and First Technology Services, Inc., a technology operating company.

The Company is listed on The NASDAQ Global Select Market under the trading symbol FFIN. For more information about First Financial, please visit our website at