For Jimmy Mize, Banking Texas Style is in his blood.
Jimmy’s grandfather served on the CBTx Board of Directors so he was introduced to Banking Texas Style at a young age. Jimmy began his career in community banking with CBTx in 1982. He earned his degree in finance from Stephen F. Austin State University in 1984 and went on to graduate from Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University in 1995. Jimmy has experienced a very successful and active career in community banking.
Jimmy is an active member of the Nacogdoches community. He currently serves as Board Chair of the Nacogdoches County Parks Board, is the Immediate Past Board Chair of the Nacogdoches Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO), Treasurer of Pineywoods Groundwater Conservation District, Past Board Chair of the Deep East Texas Workforce Solutions, past Board Chair of the Stephen F. Austin State University Foundation, and past Board Chair of the Nacogdoches Booster Club. He is also the past president of Nacogdoches Rotary Club, a current board member of the Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce, and a Governor Greg Abbott appointee of the State of Texas Product Development and Small Business Incubator Board.
Jimmy is married to Lisa Rudisill Mize whose grandfather was also a member of the CBTx Board of Directors. He and his wife have one son, Charles.
When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
What was your first job?
I delivered feed for J&J Feed Store
What was your best day ever, and why?
The day my wife delivered our son Charles
Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met?
Katy Perry at Atlantis