Guy Bodine is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Vantage Bank Texas. Mr. Bodine started his banking career with Austin National Bank in 1965 and entered that bank’s management training program in 1969. He held a variety of lending, management and senior management positions throughout and in 1984 was named President of the Austin General Banking Division. He held that position until 1990 when he was promoted to Commercial Banking Executive for Texas. In 1999, he was named President and Consumer Banking Executive for Texas with Bank of America. This was shortly followed by his promotion in 2000 to Commercial Growth Executive for the 10 state Central Banking Region. Following his 37-year banking career in Texas, Mr. Bodine joined Wachovia as the Chief Executive Officer of the Central Banking Group of Wachovia Bank and was a Senior Executive for all Wachovia’s business segments operating in the region, which covered four states: Texas, Colorado, Kansas and Illinois beginning in 2004. Mr. Bodine has been an active member of the Texas communities in which he has lived and currently serves on the Governor’s Business Council. He is an immediate past member of the Southern Methodist University Tate Distinguished Lecture Series Board of Directors. He is a former Vice Chairman of the regional bankers committee for the Texas Bankers Association Board of Directors and has served on the Board of Trustees for the United Way of Dallas, San Antonio and Austin. He is a former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of St. Edward’s University in Austin, where he led the University through its most ambitious fundraising period in school history and now holds the title of Trustee Emeritus.
Mr. Bodine is a graduate of St. Edward’s University with a degree in Business Administration. In addition, he is a graduate of both the National Commercial Lending School and the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking. He has also attended The Center for Creative Leadership’s “Leadership at the Peak” program and The Tathum Group’s Process Management School.