Alan B. White is a visionary entrepreneur and tireless community leader. He founded PlainsCapital Corporation in 1987 and acquired Plains National Bank (later renamed PlainsCapital Bank) in 1988. White 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. He is a champion of PlainsCapital’s relationship-focused approach to delivering financial services.
White has been recognized as one of the Most Powerful Dallas 500 Business Leaders in Banking, received the Robert H. Dedman Lifetime Achievement Award in Philanthropy by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas, was named one of the Top 100 Most Influential Citizens of the Past 100 Years by the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal and received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Texas Tech Alumni Association.