President's Award

The President’s Award is given to an IBAT member who has gone “above and beyond” in service to our industry and community.  It is an award of recognition – not bestowed every year.  The recipient is selected at the sole discretion of the IBAT President. 


The 2016 Recipient of the IBAT President's Award


Will Welch, CalTech, San Angelo


Past recipients of the award include:

  • 2015 - Jay Kempton, Advantage Health Plans Trust, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2014 - Rick Rizenbergs, First American Payment Systems, Fort Worth
  • 2013 - Debbie Scanlon, BKD, LLP, Houston 
  • 2011 - Dennis Schwartz, Schwartz & Associates, McKinney
  • 2009 - Terry Young, Media Information Services, Cedar Park
  • 2008 - John Collado, USI Southwest, Houston
  • 2007 - Richard T. Hendee, First National Bank, Houston
  • 2005 - Glen Johnson, Federated Investors, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA
  • 2004 - The Baker Group, Austin & Oklahoma City, OK
  • 2003 - Coy D. Lewis, Coy Lewis & Company, Houston