Our officers have more than 250 years of combined banking and trust experience, enabling us to effectively manage a variety of assets and types of accounts.
William J. Hudspeth, Jr. – Chairman of the Board
C. Dell Boykin, IV – CEO and ISO
Dan M. Remick – President
Valerie A. England, PHR – Executive Vice President, Director of Human Resources
L. Thomas Sliger, CFP® – Executive Vice President, Personal Trust and Estate Administration
Holly Tue Garcia, AEP®, CTFA – Senior Vice President, Personal Trust, Guardianship and Estate Administration
Nathan Schroeder, CFA, CFP® – Senior Vice President, Investments
Linda D. Young, CSOP™, CTOP™ – Senior Vice President, Trust Operations
Regan Seliger, CTFA – Vice President, Personal, Guardianship and Special Needs Trust Administration
Elizabeth C. Neihart – Vice President, Financial Controller
Jaron G. Neihart, CTFA – Assistant Vice President, Personal Trust and Estate Administration
Autumn Akins, CTFA – Assistant Vice President, Personal Trust and Estate Administration
Dena Byram – Assistant Vice President, Personal Trust and Estate Administration
Kati Usher – Assistant Vice President, Trust Operations
Mr. Hudspeth received a B.A. from Amherst College and a J.D. from The University of Texas Law School. He has over 50 years of trust and banking experience and is a member of the Travis County Bar Association, Texas Bar Association and the Real Estate, Probate and Trust section of the State Bar. Additionally, he is a member of the Austin Assembly, and an associate member of Bachelors of Austin. He currently serves in two capacities for The Settlement Club of Austin: as an advisory director and as a trustee of the Endowment Committee. He served as president of the Young Men’s Business League and Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Austin; as a director of the Better Business Bureau, the Austin Country Club and Marbridge Foundation; and as an advisory director of Caritas and The Arthritis Foundation.
Mr. Boykin attended The University of Texas at Austin and has over 26 years of experience in trust real estate and special asset management, as well as a real estate agent, mortgage loan officer and property tax consultant. In addition to being CEO, he oversees the administration of real estate, notes & mortgages, special assets and mineral interests held in trust. Mr. Boykin also serves as the Information Security Officer and IT administrator. He is a member of the board of directors for the Stephen F. Austin High School Continuing Education Foundation. Additionally, Mr. Boykin is an active member of the Coastal Conservation Association, a volunteer member of the Watch D.O.G.S. program with Canyon Ridge Middle School and an associate member of Bachelors of Austin.
Mr. Remick received his B.S. degrees from The University of Arizona. He is a graduate of the Southwest Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University. Mr. Remick has over 40 years of experience in personal trust and employee benefit administration, trust audit and operations. He is a member of the Advisory Council of The University of Texas Health Science Center and is an advisory member for Crosspoint, Inc., a halfway house located in San Antonio, Texas.
Ms. England received a B.A. from Southwest Texas State University and is a graduate of the Texas School of Trust Banking and The University of Texas Human Resource Management Program. She earned the Professional Human Resource designation from the HR Certification Institute. Ms. England has over 30 years of experience in personnel management, special asset management, personal trust and operations. She has served as vice president of finance for the Austin Human Resource Management Association and on the board of directors of the Smith Ranch Property Owners Association. She is currently a member of the Human Resource Certification Institute and the Society of Human Resource Management.
Mr. Sliger received a B.A. and an M.B.A. from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He is a graduate of the ABA National Graduate Trust School. He earned the designation of Certified Financial Planner ™ and has completed the American College’s Advanced Estate Planning curriculum. He has over 30 years of experience in estate and trust administration and securities management. Mr. Sliger has served on the board of directors of the Estate Planning Council of Central Texas, Planned Giving Council of Central Texas, and the Administrative Council of the Wealth Management & Trust Division of the Texas Bankers Association. He is a currently a member of the Planned Giving Council of Central Texas, The Central Texas Estate Planning Council and the Financial Planning Association of Austin.
Mrs. Garcia received a B.B.A. from Angelo State University and has over 18 years of experience in complex personal trust, guardianship and estate administration. She earned the Accredited Estate Planner designation from the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils, the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers and is a graduate of the Texas Bankers Association Trust Schools I & II. She is Secretary to the Austin Trust Company Board of Directors and President of the Estate Planning Council of Central Texas.
Mr. Schroeder received a B.B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin and has over 15 years of experience in investments and finance. He has earned the designations of CFA from the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute and CFP® from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. and is a graduate of the Texas Bankers Association Trust Schools I & II. Mr. Schroeder is currently an active member of the Charter Financial Analyst Society of Austin, the Financial Planning Association of Austin and the Texas School for the Deaf Foundation Advisory Board. He is a volunteer member of the Watch D.O.G.S. program with Reagan Elementary School and his daughter’s Girl Scout Troop.
Mrs. Young has over 30 years experience in accounting and operations. She is a graduate of the Institute of Certified Bankers Trust Fundamentals program and the Texas Banker’s Association Wealth Management Trust Investment Fundamentals program. She has completed the Securities Operations School at the Cannon Financial Institute. Mrs. Young earned the Certified Securities Operations Professional (CSOP™) and the Certified Trust Operations Professional (CTOP™) designations from the Institute of Certified Bankers. She is certified with the Internal Revenue Service to participate in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.
Mrs. Seliger received her B.A. from Texas A&M University, and has over 10 years experience with court-created and special needs trusts. She is a graduate of the Texas Bankers Association Trust Schools I & II and has earned the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers. Mrs. Seliger is an active member of the Estate Planning Council of Central Texas, the Texas School for the Deaf Foundation Advisory Board and serves on The Arc of Texas Master Pooled Trust Committee. Mrs. Seliger is a native Texan and is a dedicated alumna member of the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority.
Ms. Neihart graduated from Chapman University in Orange County California with a Bachelor of Science in both Accounting and Business Administration. She has over 9 years of experience in corporate accounting and finance. Ms. Neihart is a third generation Austinite and fifth generation Texan. She has been active in several local non-profit organizations, including El Buen Samaritano, Austin Habitat for Humanity and Meals on Wheels.
Mr. Neihart earned his B.A. from Texas State University and over 9 years of experience in trust and financial services. He is a graduate of the Texas Bankers Association Trust Schools I & II, has earned the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor designation (CTFA) from the Institute of Certified Bankers. He is a current member of the Estate Planning Council of Central Texas.
Ms. Akins received her B.A. from Baylor University, and her J.D. from St. Mary’s University School of Law. At Baylor she served as Vice President of Service for the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity, and a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta and Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Societies. While at St. Mary’s, she was a staff writer for The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Race and Social Justice, and spent a year providing legal services in the Civil Justice Clinic to low income clients. Her legal practice focused on probate and estate planning. Ms. Akins received her Certified Trust and Financial Advisor designation (CTFA) from the Institute of Certified Bankers and has over 9 years of experience in estate and trust administration.
Mrs. Byram graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science. She has over 6 years of experience in trust and financial services. Mrs. Byram has earned the Foundational and Intermediate American Bankers Association Wealth and Trust certificates and is pursuing the Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor designation (CTFA) from the American Bankers Association. She is a third generation Texan.
Ms. Usher has 20 years of experience in accounting, trust operations and in the financial/banking industry. She is a graduate of the CBC College Accounting Program and has completed the Securities Operations School with Cannon Financial Institute. Until her recent move to Austin, Texas, she was a greeter at her church and a volunteer with The Mary Graham Foundation, a non-profit organization in Stockton, California.