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IBC Bank-Austin President & CEO Bob Barnes Awarded Urban Land Institute Influencer Award at 2019 Impact Awards

Monday, September 09, 2019
IBC Bank-Austin President & CEO Bob Barnes Awarded Urban Land Institute Influencer Award at 2019 Impact Awards


AUSTIN, Texas (Sept. 9, 2019) - IBC Bank-Austin president & CEO Bob Barnes was awarded the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Influencer award at the 2019 Impact Awards ceremony at the ZACH Theatre last month. The prestigious award honors the ULI member who has most-positively influenced ULI Austin, contributing to the district council's growth and mission advancement.


"I am proud to support and partner with ULI Austin, an organization that is not only committed to improving our community - but the world," said Barnes. "I feel extremely grateful for this special recognition. I share this commendation with the entire IBC Bank team and their steadfast commitment to ‘Do More' in the communities we serve."


IBC Bank is celebrating 15 years serving the Austin community, with Barnes leading as president & CEO since its formation. He is an established expert in the Texas banking industry, with more than 30 years of experience. As president and CEO, Barnes oversees and directs the bank's activities throughout the entire Austin region. He also serves as president of IBC Mortgage and IBC First Equity, IBC's mortgage divisions, which specialize in first and second lien mortgages and home equity lending.


"Bob's leadership and engagement within ULI and other Austin-area organizations is commendable," said Dennis E. Nixon, Chairman and CEO of IBC Bank. "I congratulate him and his team on this well-deserved recognition."


The Urban Land Institute (ULI) is a member-led organization providing leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. ULI is a network of people in every profession and sector in real estate development and land use from all over the world in every career stage. The Austin District Council was founded in 1994 and now includes over 900 Austin-area members.


About IBC Bank-Austin

IBC Bank-Austin, celebrating its 15th anniversary of doing business, is a member of International Bancshares Corporation (NASDAQ: IBOC), a $12.2 billion multi-bank financial holding company headquartered in Laredo, Texas, with 189 facilities and 288 ATMs serving 89 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.  International Bancshares Corporation was ranked 22nd on Forbes' prestigious list of 100 Best Banks in America in 2019. IBC Bank-Austin was named the 2018 Corporation of the Year by the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. IBC Bank-Austin has been serving the area since 2004 and has a retail branch network of 11 locations. MEMBER FDIC / INTERNATIONAL BANCSHARES CORPORATION. Follow our Facebook page, @IBCBankWeDoMore. More information is available at ibc.com.