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Jay Eckert

Vice President

Jay Eckert is a Vice President and the Officer in charge of bank security. He has been a member of the First State Bank management team since July 1998, when he joined the bank as a loan officer focusing on commercial, installment and real estate loans. 

Prior to his move to Athens, Jay was employed in the banking industry in Galveston, Texas where he was involved with startup branches for Texas Independent Bancshares.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Baylor University.

He has been involved in several organizations in Henderson County including Kiwanis club, Athens High School Band and Athletic Booster Clubs, Henderson County Child Welfare Board and serves as a Reserve Police Officer for the Athens Police Department.  

Jay and his wife reside in Athens, Texas and have three children. 

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  • Steve E. Moore
    Steve E. Moore Executive Vice President
  • Stacey Alen
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  • Daniel A. Dwelle
    Daniel A. Dwelle Senior Vice President
  • Dan Winfrey
    Dan Winfrey Vice President of Human Resources and Training
  • Michael Austin Neill
    Michael Austin Neill Sr. Vice President / Branch Manager
  • Deanna Jackson
    Deanna Jackson Assistant Vice President
  • Sue Cardin
    Sue Cardin Vice President / Branch Manager
  • Cathy Jezek
    Cathy Jezek Senior Vice President