Senior Vice President & Trust Officer
Mr. Cheavens is a 1984 graduate of The University of Texas at Tyler with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance. He is a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor, has received his Financial Planning Certificate from Kaplan University and is a graduate of the Texas Bankers Association’s Employee Benefits School. He has 30 years experience in the Trust industry and joined Texas Bank and Trust Company in 2008. His current responsibilities are Personal Trust, Estate and Agency account administration. He has extensive training in investment management and works closely with staff portfolio managers to provide investment services to clients.
Mr. Cheavens is a past president of the UT Tyler Patriots Club, Tyler Teen Court and the East Texas Estate Planning Council. He is a Life Member with seven production awards for the Greater Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber’s 1997 Contact Club Chairman and the 1998 Recipient of the Mary Howes Award for Outstanding Service to the Membership Services Division. Mr. Cheavens has been active in many community organizations in Tyler and is currently involved with Meals on Wheels Ministry as Treasurer, American Heart Association and UT Tyler Patriot’s Club. He is a member of Christ Episcopal Church.