Jerry L. Schaffner

Jerry L. Schaffner

Jerry L. Schaffner

Jerry L. Schaffner

President & Chief Executive Officer

Office Location: Turtle Creek

Areas of Responsibility

  • Leads the strategic direction of PlainsCapital Bank
  • Oversees all core banking, lending and funding activities for PlainsCapital Bank
  • Serves on the PlainsCapital Bank board of directors
  • Serves on the FirstSouthwest and PrimeLending boards of directors


  • More than 30 years of experience in banking with expertise in lending
  • Named president and CEO of PlainsCapital Bank in November 2010
  • Named banking group president in 2004
  • Promoted to chief lending officer in 1997
  • Joined PlainsCapital in 1988 as a vice president
  • Grew the net income of PlainsCapital Bank by 362 percent over 12 years
  • Increased PlainsCapital Bank’s loan portfolio by 515 percent over 12 years
  • Champion of PlainsCapital’s long-standing commitment to responsible lending practices


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


  • Leadership Lubbock graduate
  • Licensed Texas Real Estate Broker

Current Affiliations

  • American Cancer Society volunteer
  • Texas Tech University Red Raider Club member
  • Texas Bankers Association board member