David Bailey

Age: 38

Business: First Financial Bank

Job title: Executive Vice President of Commercial Banking

 

Why are you working in this industry? I love working in an industry that allows me to build relationships with a diverse customer base and serve the communities in which we operate.

 

What are three daily habits that have helped you to become successful? Bring positivity into whatever situation or environment I’m in. - Build as many new relationships and meet as many new people as possible. - Work hard, focus on a goal, and show thanks to those around me that help me get there.

 

.Who is the person who most influenced you in business? My father who taught me the value of a dollar, the value of hard work, and the importance of being humble.

 

What is the best advice you have ever received? Find fulfillment in everything that you do.

 

What was your first summer job? Working at Subway Sandwich Shop on Buffalo Gap Rd.

Where will we find you enjoying your hard-earned time off?  Underneath an umbrella on a beach somewhere.

 

If you were to give one piece of advice to someone starting out in your field what would it be?  Learn something new every single day and always consider any opportunity that comes your way.

 

Community Involvement:

  •  First United Methodist Church – Member and Former Music Director

  • ·McMurry University Board of Trustees – 2nd Vice Chair

  • Hendrick Medical Center Foundation – Member

  • Eastland Community Foundation - Member

 

Family: Married to Ashley Bailey (16 years).  One son Hudson (7) and one daughter Hadley (1)

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