On the August 15th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show, our guests were:
Adam Romo – CEO, Eatzi’s Market & Bakery
Craig Scheef – CEO, Texas Security Bank
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Adam Romo, CEO, Eatzi’s Market & Bakery
Adam Romo joined Eatzi’s as its CEO in May 2011 to lead the company’s strategic expansion efforts. He previously served as the Company’s CFO from 1996 to 1999.
A University of Texas at Austin alumnus, he began his career with KPMG, ultimately specializing in their Retail Practice Group. Adam then spent nine years with Brinker International (Chili’s Grill and Bar, Maggiano’s) in a series of financial positions, ultimately as the CFO of Eatzi’s Market & Bakery.
In addition to his extensive experience with restaurant and retail companies, his broad based background includes technology, e-commerce, and the international logistics industries.
Craig Scheef, CEO, Texas Security Bank
Craig Scheef is currently Chairman, CEO and President of Texas Security Bank. In June of 1988, he accepted a commercial credit training position with First Interstate Bank (predecessor to Wells Fargo Bank). During his last five years at Wells Fargo, Craig managed a team of Middle Market lenders.
In March of 2003, Craig accepted the position of Community Bank President (Swiss Ave. location) for Bank of Texas – a subsidiary of BOK Financial. In 2004, he was promoted to President of Business Banking for the Dallas Market with responsibility for seven community banks in Dallas and Houston.
In April 2007, Craig left Bank of Texas to begin the process of obtaining regulatory approval and raising capital for an independent bank focused on the needs of people who exercise their right to free-enterprise – the independent business owner. In May of 2008, Texas Security began operations with $26.5 million in new capital. Today, Texas Security Bank is a growing, profitable independent bank with three locations and total assets of $230 million.
Craig Scheef, Host Steve A Klein, Adam Romo