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Lee Tackett

Senior Vice President / Branch Manager

Lee Tackett is a Senior Vice President and Branch Manager of our Tyler Street location. Lee has been employed with First State Bank since June of 1994.  Prior to coming to FSB, Lee was Senior Vice-President for First National Bank of Wills Point and for 15 years, he was employed with AgriLand Credit in Athens, Texas, serving as its Vice President and Branch Manger.

Lee’s lending experience covers all facets of community banking, including commercial, consumer and mortgage lending, however he also has extensive knowledge in agricultural lending and serves as a resource for our other branch bankers.

Lee has received the “Agriculturalist of the Year Award”, presented annually by the Athens Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he was recognized by the Henderson County Livestock Association for his years of service as the Chairman of the Henderson County Regional Fairpark Board and as Chairman of the Henderson County Beef Cattle Committee.  In 1996, Lee served as the President of the Athens Chamber of Commerce.

Lee received a Bachelors of Science degree from Texas A & M University, where he earned the Distinguished Student Award for Academic Excellence. He also graduated with honors from the Bank Operations Institute at Texas A & M University- Commerce. 

Lee lives on his farm in Henderson County, south of Athens, with his wife.

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  • Kyle Roberts
    Kyle Roberts Investment Executive
  • Lisa Muirhead
    Lisa Muirhead Assistant Cashier, Loan Administrative Assistant
  • J. Armando Rincon
    J. Armando Rincon Assistant Vice President
  • Stacey Alen
    Stacey Alen BSA and CRA Officer
  • Robert Gross
    Robert Gross Financial Planner & Investment Advisor
  • Steve E. Moore
    Steve E. Moore Executive Vice President
  • Jess Laird
    Jess Laird President and CEO
  • Ronnie Davis
    Ronnie Davis Vice President / Branch Manager