Garcia elected to leadership position with largest state community banking association in the nation

Randy Garcia

AUSTIN, TX—The Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) is proud to announce the addition of Randy Garcia, president of Lytle State Bank, to its board of directors for 2018-19. Garcia was elected to this position during the association’s 44th annual convention held late September in San Antonio.
Garcia began his community banking career nearly 35 years ago. Before joining Lytle State Bank, where he’s been for 34 years, Garcia served as a bank liquidator for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. He has spent his career serving many roles in his bank, including management trainee, assistant cashier, vice president and others until his current position as president and member of the bank’s board.
Active in his community, Garcia has served as a director on the Atascosa Economic Development Corporation and secretary of the Lytle Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, he supports the Lytle VFW, Lytle Animal Allies, Devine Artist Series, and Atascosa County and Medina County stock shows.
He received a finance degree from Texas A&I University in Kingsville, a master’s degree in finance from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio and is a graduate of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University. Garcia is married and enjoys landscaping, antiques and living a healthy lifestyle.
In his role on the IBAT board, Garcia joins Chairman Ronnie Miller of Community National Bank in Hondo, Chairman-Elect Richard Scanio of American Bank NA in Corpus Christi, Secretary-Treasurer Brad Tidwell of Citizens National Bank in Henderson and Immediate Past Chairman Joe Kim King of Texas Country Bancshares in Brady. Other additions to the board include Doak Hartley of Industry State Bank in Industry, Steve Retzloff of Allegiance Bank in Houston, Michael Scaief of Texas Regional Bank in Harlingen, Roger Williams of First National Bank in Sterling City and Mikel Williamson of Happy State Bank in Amarillo.
Austin-based IBAT represents more than 2,800 independent banks and branches in 700 Texas communities. Additional information about the new board of directors can be found at