Gene H. Bishop
Retired Bank Executive, Advisory Director of Tolleson Wealth Management
Gene H. Bishop joined First National Bank of Dallas in 1954, and served in various capacities over the next 15 years, including Executive Vice President of the bank, as well as President and Director of the bank’s wholly owned small business investment corporation, First Dallas Capital Corporation. From 1969 to 1975, he was president of Lomas Financial Corporation and Lomas and Nettleton Mortgage Investors. In 1975, Gene joined Mercantile National Bank (which later became MCorp, a bank holding company) and served as Chairman of the Board and CEO until 1990. He then served in executive roles at Lomas Financial Corporation, and later as Chairman and CEO of Life Partners Group, Inc., until he retired in 1994. He has served on numerous corporate and civic Board of Directors.
Gene currently serves on the following civic Board of Directors, foundations, and current campaigns: Honorary Trustee for Children’s Health Services of Texas and Southwestern Medical Foundation, Advisory Council for Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc., Advisory Director of Tolleson Wealth Management, Dallas Methodist Hospitals Foundation, Leadership Council for Southwestern Medical Center’s “Innovation in Medicine Campaign,” Leadership Council for Children’s Medical Center’s “We Promise Campaign,” Dallas Summer Musicals, Honorary Director of The State Fair of Texas, Constantine Foundation, as well as other foundations.