San Antonio, TX, June 27, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Jefferson Bank’s Board of Directors have appointed Henry B. Gonzalez III as a director, effective immediately.
Gonzalez, 49, is a founding partner of Gonzalez Chiscano Angulo & Kasson, PC. His law practice focuses on representing individuals and business entities in civil litigation pending in state and federal courts, in addition to matters in arbitration. Gonzalez has represented individuals in tort and business litigation, including claims involving professional negligence, construction defects and disputes involving intellectual property rights.
“I am proud to onboard Henry B. Gonzalez II to the Board of Directors of Jefferson Bank,” said Chairman of the Board Steve C. Lewis. “Jefferson Bancshares Inc. shareholders are proud to have Henry on our Jefferson Bank Board as we greatly respect his contributions and leadership in our community.”
“Jefferson Bank has a history of helping San Antonio families,” said Henry B. Gonzalez III. “The Bank places value on giving back to the community, a duty impressed on me by my family.”
Henry currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Wade Richmond Foundation and Choose to Succeed, a non-profit involved in the support of high performing charter schools. He also serves on the fiduciary Board of Directors of IDEA Public Schools and the San Antonio Regional Advisory Board of Directors of IDEA Public Schools.
His past non- profit board service includes: Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio (including serving as the chairman of the board) and the Texas Association of Defense Counsel. He has also been active with KIPP San Antonio Public Schools in various capacities, promoting the high performing charter school which serves inner-city children. Henry also assists other non-profit, charitable organizations with missions directed towards children, including the San Antonio Independent School District Foundation.
“Henry is a champion for education,” added Lewis. “He is an advocate and encourages the delivery of high quality education for traditional public schools, charter schools and private schools.”
In 1992, Gonzalez received a BA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin and in 1995, a Juris Doctor from the Baylor University School of Law.
Henry is married to the former Barbie Pena. The couple has three children.
Awards and Recognition:
Recognized by Texas Monthly as a “Rising Star” in the legal profession in 2005 and 2007
Recognized by Texas Monthly as a “Super Lawyer” in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
Featured in the nationwide Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition: The Top Attorneys in Civil and Criminal Litigation in 2009 and 2010
Selected by Scene in SA Magazine as one of San Antonio’s Best Lawyers in 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012,2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
Jefferson Bank has been a strong part of San Antonio’s banking community for 70 years. It remains independent, locally-owned and ideally structured for convenient, personalized service. The Bank’s goal is to continually exceed our customer’s expectations. Jefferson Bank currently operates banking centers in San Antonio, Boerne and New Braunfels. www.jeffersonbank.com