This award is presented annually by the Leadership Division Board of Directors during the Leadership Conference.
Nominations for this award are made the Leadership Division’s Communications Committee and are open to any Leadership Division member, except for the Division’s Executive Committee.
In addition to a personal commitment to the Division, the following criteria shall be considered:
- Outstanding leadership and recognition within their community – role model
- Achievements and accomplishments, which have touched a broad area of service to the Division
- Recruitment of new members
- Dependability – Not only commits but also follows through
- Creates excitement about PAC
- Selflessly donates their time to promote, support and serve independent bankers in the state of Texas—ambassador of goodwill
2012 Recipient of the Excellence in Leadership Award
Darrell Brown, Senior Vice
President of Business Development with Town and Country Bank was awarded IBAT's
Excellence in Leadership Award at the 2012 Leadership Conference, June 15 in
Excellence in Leadership Award is presented annually by the Leadership Division
Board of Directions, honoring personal commitment to the division, as well as:
leadership recognition within their community;
donation of time to promote, support and serve independent bankers in the
state of Texas; and
excitement about political action and support for the PAC.
is a past president of the IBAT Leadership Division and current member of the
IBAT Education Foundation Board of Directors. In 2007, he was honored
with the IBAT Chairman's Award. In addition to his involvement with IBAT,
he has been active with the Stephenville Chamber of Commerce, the NAACP,
Tarleton State University Texan Club, United Way of Erath County and a member
of the Stephenville City Council.
Brown is a tireless giver, supporting IBAT and its mission," said outgoing
LD President Angie Brown, who presented the award. "He has given
literally thousands of hours to support this organization, and I cannot think
of a more worthy recipient."
Photo: IBAT Leadership Division President Angie Brown presents
Darrell Brown with the Excellence in Leadership Award.
Past recipients include:
2011 Matt Doyle
2010 Craig Buford
2009 Mark Few
2008 Michael O'Rourke
2007 Craig Overstreet
2006 Pat Cargill
2005 Chris Doyle
2004 Doak Dunkin