Rogers
Pope, Jr.

  • LETU Board Member Since: 2017

  • Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Texas Bank and Trust


Biography:

Rogers Pope, Jr. is vice chairman and chief executive officer of Texas Bank and Trust Company in Longview, Texas. Pope earned his bachelor's degree in finance and financial planning from Baylor University and a law degree from Baylor Law School. He worked with the Dallas law firm of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP before moving back to Longview. Community service commitments include serving as the chairman of the board of both the Longview Chamber of Commerce and Longview Regional Medical Center. He is vice chairman of the Bruce McMillan Jr. Foundation on the Good Shepherd Medical Center Foundation Board. He has served as president of the Greater Longview United Way, Rotary Club of Longview, and Longview Area Baylor Club. Other boards he has served on include the Buckner Foundation, East Texas Chapter of the Boy Scouts of America, Gregg County Division of American Heart Association, Junior Achievement, Carter BloodCare, and Longview Public Library Foundation. The Boy Scouts of America honored him in 2012 with the Distinguished Citizen Award. He is active in his church, serving as deacon, finance chair and children's Sunday school teacher. He and his wife, Kellie, have five children: Trace, Elise, Will, Sydnie, and Casey.