Richard W. Evans, Jr., Chairman and CEO of Frost Bank, was named one of American Banker’s Community Bankers of the Year for 2011. The daily trade publication stated the award was given to Evans “for his unwavering commitment to the company’s conservative philosophy, which insulated it from the effects of the downturn and fostered growth in a time of decline”.
Evans joined Frost in 1971, was named President in 1985 and CEO in 1997. Chris Williston, President and CEO of IBAT stated, “I join American Banker in recognizing the tremendous contributions of Dick Evans to the success of Frost Bank over the years, and congratulate him on this well-deserved honor.”
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