Oct 23 - First Financial Bank, N.A., Cleburne has announced plans to open a new branch bank at 101 Northgate Drive in Waxahachie, Texas. The new branch, which is located just west of the intersection of Northgate Drive and State Highway 77, is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to open in the fourth quarter 2012.
"Our decision to open a branch in Waxahachie is based on our strong growth of customers in this area and from the community's request for us to open a branch," said Thomas M. O'Neil, CEO of First Financial Bank, Cleburne. "Waxahachie has excellent growth opportunities and we look forward to becoming involved in the community."
First Financial Bank, Cleburne, is a wholly owned subsidiary of First Financial Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIN) and operates offices in Cleburne, Burleson, Alvarado, Crowley and Midlothian.
Headquartered in Abilene, Texas, First Financial Bankshares is a financial holding company that operates 11 separately chartered banks with 54 locations in Texas. The other bank subsidiaries are First Financial Bank, N.A., Abilene, Albany, Clyde, Moran and Odessa; First Financial Bank, N.A., Eastland, Ranger, Rising Star and Cisco; First Financial Bank, Hereford; First Financial Bank, Huntsville; First Financial Bank, N.A., Mineral Wells; First Financial Bank, N.A., San Angelo; First Financial Bank, N.A., Southlake, Bridgeport, Boyd, Decatur, Grapevine, Keller and Trophy Club; First Financial Bank, N.A., Stephenville, Granbury, Glen Rose and Acton; First Financial Bank, N.A., Sweetwater, Roby, Trent and Merkel; and First Financial Bank, N.A., Weatherford, Willow Park, Aledo, Brock and Fort Worth. The company also operates First Financial Trust & Asset Management Company, N.A., with six locations and First Technology Services Inc., a technology operating company.