Independent Bankers Association of Texas Honors CalTech with Five*Star Award

June 29, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas—CalTech has been honored with the coveted Five*Star Award presented by the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT). The announcement was made at the 32nd Annual IBAT Leadership Conference at Horseshoe Bay Resort in Horseshoe Bay on June 23, 2017.

Since 2002, IBAT has recognized its associate members that routinely provide excellent service and innovative solutions that help community banks grow, enhance profits and gain efficiency with the Five*Star Award. Criteria used to determine this year’s winners included service excellence, human relationships, integrity, commitment to the community banking industry and exceptional value to the banks they serve.

Only three Five*Star Awards are given annually, and CalTech won in the tier 2 category (11-199 employees). It has been recognized with this award twice previously, in 2011 and 2015. CalTech specializes in optimizing technology for financial institutions by designing unique business-aligned IT strategies.

“We are honored to yet again recognize CalTech with the Five*Star Award as it has shown dedication, commitment and passion for our industry, all while delivering exceptional service to its clients,” said Chris Williston, IBAT president and chief executive officer. “This company not only provides value to Texas community banks, but it also advocates for and actively participates in important activities supporting our industry.”

By creating an innovative IT environment within a community bank, CalTech provides flexible functionality and a competitive business advantage. With more than 25 years of experience in the financial industry, CalTech's services are designed to increase a financial institution's profitability, productivity and efficiency while ensuring security.

About the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT)
Formed in 1974, the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) represents Texas community banks. The Austin-based group is the largest state community banking organization in the nation, with membership comprised of more than 2,000 banks and branches in 700 Texas communities. Providing safe and responsible financial services to all Texans, IBAT member bank assets range in size from $10 million to more than $20 billion with combined assets statewide of nearly $165 billion. IBAT member banks are committed to supporting and investing in their local communities.

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