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Charles E. Amato

Chairman and Co-Founder
Southwest Business Corp. (SWBC)
San Antonio, Texas

Janie BarreraCharles E. Amato joined the San Antonio Branch Board in 2016.

Amato is chairman and co-founder of Southwest Business Corp. (SWBC), a San Antonio-based international diversified financial services company.

He is a regent of the Texas State University System and chairman of the Texas State University System Foundation. Amato is an investor in the San Antonio Spurs and a board member for the Silver and Black Give Back, the nonprofit partner of Spurs Sports & Entertainment. He is also chairman of the Lone Star Capital Bank Advisory Board and vice chairman of the Texas Business Leadership Council. In addition, Amato serves on the board of the CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Amato is a graduate of Sam Houston State University with a bachelor of business administration degree. He received the 2015 Citation Award from Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity and was inducted into the Texas Business Hall of Fame in 2013.

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