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  • First Financial Bank, N.A. Announces Election of Andrea Smiddy-Schlagel as Executive Vice President of Treasury Management
    Company Release - 09/21/2018 11:30

    ABILENE, Texas, Sept. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of First Financial Bank, N.A., has announced that Andrea Smiddy-Schlagel has been elected Executive Vice President of Treasury Management.  The announcement was made by Ron Butler, CEO of First Financial Bank, Abilene Region and Chief Administrative Officer of First Financial Bankshares, Inc., parent company of the Bank.

    "We are delighted to welcome Andrea to First Financial and Abilene to lead the Bank's Treasury Management team," said Butler.  "Andrea has the experience and expertise to lead this very important line of business for First Financial and all of our current and future customers".

    Smiddy-Schlagel has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry.  She holds a bachelor of science degree in finance from Indiana State University and a master of business administration degree from University of Notre Dame.  She is an accredited ACH professional and a certified treasury professional.  At a previous bank in Indiana, Smiddy-Schlagel served as a South Bend Civic Theater board member, a Fundtech User Group board member and an Indiana Community Theatre League state and regional host committee member.  She was also a member of the South Bend/Mishawaka Chamber of Commerce Leadership class.

    About First Financial Bank

    First Financial Bank, N.A. is a wholly owned subsidiary of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIN). Headquartered in Abilene, Texas, First Financial Bankshares, Inc. is a financial holding company that through its subsidiary, First Financial Bank, N.A., operates multiple banking regions with 72 locations in Texas, including Abilene, Acton, Albany, Aledo, Alvarado, Beaumont, Boyd, Bridgeport, Brock, Burleson, Cisco, Cleburne, Clyde, Conroe, Cut and Shoot, Decatur, Eastland, El Campo, Fort Worth, Fulshear, Glen Rose, Granbury, Grapevine, Hereford, Huntsville, Keller, Kingwood, Magnolia, Mauriceville, Merkel, Midlothian, Mineral Wells, Montgomery, Moran, New Waverly, Newton, Odessa, Orange, Palacios, Port Arthur, Ranger, Rising Star, Roby,  San  Angelo,  Southlake,  Stephenville, Sweetwater, Tomball, Trent, Trophy Club, Vidor, Waxahachie, Weatherford, Willis, and Willow Park. The Company also operates First Financial Trust & Asset Management Company, N.A., with seven locations and First Technology Services, Inc., a technology operating company.

    The Company is listed on The NASDAQ Global Select Market under the trading symbol FFIN.  For more information about First Financial Bankshares, please visit our website at http://www.ffin.com.

    Certain statements contained herein may be considered "forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based upon the belief of the Company's management, as well as assumptions made beyond information currently available to the Company's management, and may be, but not necessarily are, identified by such words as "expect", "plan", "anticipate", "target", "forecast" and "goal".  Because such "forward-looking statements" are subject to risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.  Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations include competition from other financial institutions and financial holding companies; the effects of and changes in trade, monetary and fiscal policies and laws, including interest rate policies of the  Federal Reserve Board; changes in the demand for loans; fluctuations in value of collateral and loan reserves; inflation, interest rate, market and monetary fluctuations; changes in consumer spending, borrowing and savings habits; and acquisitions and integration of acquired businesses, and similar variables.   Other key risks are described in the Company's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which may be obtained under "Investor Relations-Documents/Filings" on the Company's Web site or by writing or calling the Company at 325.627.7155. Except as otherwise stated in this news announcement, the Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements because of new information, future events or otherwise.

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