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The Independent Bankers Association of Texas
"Collectively Creating Value for Community Banking"

1700 Rio Grande Street, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78701

IBAT Management Team

Christopher L. Williston VI, CAE
President and CEO
Curt Nelson
Director of Membership
Ursula L. Jimenez, CAE
Chief Operating Officer
Steve Scurlock
Director of Government Relations
Julie Courtney, CAE, CMP
President, IBAT Services, Inc
Esmeralda Gonzalez, CAE
Director of Events 
Christy Bussey
Director of Growth and Development
Shay Iacoponelli
President, IBAT Education Foundation

IBAT Staff

Michelle Beach, AIC
Claims Advocate, IBAT FS
Karen Neeley
General Counsel
Abbey Carnes
Associate Director of Membership
Darlene Revers
Member Engagement Manager
Neil Ferguson
Editor in Chief
Mandy Robinson
Project Manager
Meredyth Fowler
Legislative Counsel
Beth Sheahan
Director of Strategic Relationships
Kelly Goulart, CRCM, CAMS, CIA
Senior Regulatory Compliance Manager
Lauren Staton
Administrative Assistant
Alina Greavu, CAE
Associate Director of Operations
Connie Tolles, CRM, CIC, ACSR
Account Executive, IBAT FS
Karina Haba
Accounting and Operations Administrator
Carol Troy, CIC, CRM, ARM, CISR
Agency Manager, IBAT FS
Jessica Hernandez
Administrative Assistant, IBAT Services
Valarie Ure
Sales Director, IBAT FS
Marilyn Jones, CPA
Associate Director of Finance
Bea Vargas
Licensed Administrative Assistant, IBAT FS
Monica Lopez
Events Manager
Jessenia Villarreal
Production Coordinator