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Meet Our People
Michael A. Barnett, Chairman & CEO
“Mike” was first elected to the Board of Benchmark Bank in 1978 and took over for his grandfather, Benchmark’s founder, as Chairman in 1983. Four years later Mike decided to make the bank his primary focus, and he has been passionate about the banking business ever since. For over 25 years Mike has served as CEO of Benchmark and has grown it to include the variety of financial services that the Benchmark companies offer today. Mike is an avid Texas Longhorn fan, having earned both his BBA and MBA from The University of Texas at Austin. He is an active member of the Salesmanship Club of Dallas and a generous donor to many local charities. Mike is a proud grandfather and enjoys traveling with his wife, golfing, wine & sports.
Bill G. Brewer, President
Bill has been at Benchmark Bank for 22 years and in the mortgage and banking business for 29 years. He has been President of Benchmark since 2004 and also serves on the bank’s Board of Directors. Bill is a graduate of Texas Tech University and the Graduate School of Banking in Colorado. He is an active member of the Salesmanship Club of Dallas and the Addison Rotary Club. Bill is also passionate about other charities including the Children’s Home of Lubbock, the Collin County Children’s Advocacy Center and Ronald McDonald House. When not working or with his family, Bill enjoys golfing, fishing & hunting.