Texas Capital Bank has been catering to the needs of privately owned, middle-market companies for more than 15 years. But Keith Cargill, the bank’s president and CEO, believes its brightest years are still to come. The 61-year-old quail-hunting enthusiast (and “closeted” Pilates fan) teamed up with Texas Capital chairman emeritus Jody Grant, recently retired CEO George Jones, and four other partners to launch the Dallas-based company in 1998. It began with an initial capitalization of $80 million, the largest at the time in U.S. history. The bank has thrived in its once-underserved niche—and has a nationwide customer base, fueled by client recommendations, to prove it.
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