IBC Bank - Corpus Christi Announces Addition of Thomas A. "Dos" Gates Jr. to Board of Directors
Corpus Christi, Texas (July 11, 2023) - The Board of Directors of IBC Bank-Corpus Christi voted unanimously to appoint Thomas A. "Dos" Gates, Jr. to their board. Mr. Gus Barrera, IBC Bank CEO stated, "Mr. Gates brings business experience and knowledge which will allow our bank to continue to lead in the Corpus Christi region. I am also very excited that his philanthropic activities align with the bank's mantra, "Do More."
Mr. Gates grew up in Corpus Christi and Laredo, Texas. He graduated from Texas Christian University in 2006 and soon after moved back to Laredo to work for his grandfather, Blackstone Dilworth. In 2009 Mr. Gates and his wife, Samantha Gates, made the move to Corpus Christi. During this time Mr. Gates has delved into the oil and gas industry with great success. He currently operates various oil and gas developments and projects among other business ventures including Titan Marine Fuel, LLC.
In addition to his business success, Mr. Gates also embodies IBC's "Do More" mantra through his significant community involvement. He currently serves as an active board member on various local non-profit organizations, including the Texas State Aquarium, The USS Lexington, and the Foster Angels of South Texas. In 2015, Mr. Gates and wife co-chaired the American Cancer Society's Cattle Barron's Ball, and in 2017 they also co-chaired Driscoll Children's Hospital Fiesta de los Ninos.
Mr. Gates joins a prestigious group of community leaders who serve as directors of the board guiding IBC Bank's mission to serve the financial needs of every individual and business with person to person, hometown service.
IBC Bank-Corpus Christi is a member of International Bancshares Corporation (NASDAQ: IBOC), a $15.1 billion multi-bank financial holding company headquartered in Laredo, Texas, with 167 facilities and 257 ATMs serving 75 communities in Texas and Oklahoma. IBC Bank's slogan "We Do More" reflects the bank's dedication to the growth and success of the customers and the communities it has been serving since 1966. IBC Bank has been recognized as one of America's and the world's best banks by Forbes Magazine and ranked 17 among S&P Global Market Intelligence's Top 50 Public Banks for 2022. IBC Bank-Corpus Christi has been serving the Coastal Bend community since 1995 and has a retail branch network of nine locations. MEMBER FDIC / INTERNATIONAL BANCSHARES CORPORATION. Follow our Facebook and Instagram page, @IBCBankWeDoMore. More information is available at ibc.com.