Alan B. White

Alan B. White

Alan B. White

Alan B. White


Office Location: One Victory Park

Areas of Responsibility

  • Leads PlainsCapital Corporation’s strategic direction and oversees the Corporation’s financial strength, stability and management
  • Chairman of PlainsCapital Corporation, PlainsCapital Bank, PlainsCapital Securities LLC, PlainsCapital Equity and PlainsCapital Insurance Services LLC boards of directors
  • Serves on the board of directors of Hilltop Holdings Inc. as vice chairman
  • Serves on the boards of directors of FirstSouthwest Holdings LLC, PrimeLending and PlainsCapital Bank Lubbock Advisory Board


  • Visionary entrepreneur and tireless community leader
  • Founded PlainsCapital Corporation in 1987, and acquired Plains National Bank (later renamed PlainsCapital Bank) in 1988
  • Expanded PlainsCapital Corporation into a fully diversified financial institution offering banking, investment banking, public finance advisory, asset management, trust and residential mortgages with approximately 400 locations in 45 states and more than 4,000 employees nationwide
  • Led PlainsCapital’s acquisitions of FirstSouthwest and PrimeLending
  • Led PlainsCapital during the Hilltop Holdings merger by acquisition
  • Is the champion of PlainsCapital’s relationship-focused approach to delivering financial services


  • B.B.A in finance, Texas Tech University


  • Recognized in D CEO as one of the Most Powerful Dallas 500 Business Leaders in Banking, 2016
  • Received the Robert H. Dedman Lifetime Achievement Award in Philanthropy by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas, 2013
  • Named one of the Top 100 Most Influential Citizens of the Past 100 Years by the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, 2008
  • Received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Texas Tech Alumni Association, 2005
  • Inducted to the Texas Tech Athletic Hall of Legacy, 2003
  • Inducted to the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame, 2002
  • Named “Outstanding CEO” by Texas Tech Rawls College of Business, 2001
  • Received Texas Tech University Ex-Student’s Association Lauro Cavazos Award, 1999
  • Named “Citizen of the Year” by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce, 1995
  • Received the West Texas Museum’s Action Award, 1995
  • Received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Leadership Lubbock, 1990

Current Affiliations

  • North Texas NCAA Men’s Final Four Local Organizing Committee board of directors
  • Circle Ten Boy Scouts of America honorary board member
  • North Texas Super Bowl Committee chairman
  • Cotton Bowl Athletic Association board of directors
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center Living Legend Committee member
  • Dallas Citizens Council member
  • Texas Tech Athletic Director’s Executive Advisory Council member

Past Affiliations

  • Texas Tech Board of Regents chairman
  • Super Bowl XLV Host Committee board of directors
  • Texas Tech University President’s Council member
  • Texas Tech School of Business Chief Executive’s Roundtable founding chairman
  • Texas Tech University Foundation executive committee member
  • Red Raider Club chairman
  • Covenant Health System board of trustees chairman
  • Texas Hospital Association board of directors
  • Methodist Hospital System board of trustees chairman