Discover why George Martinez (Co-Founder of Allegiance Bank, and Chairman of Allegiance Bancshares) thinks that transforming his point of view has been the source for his many successes, how he discovered his leadership blind spot, and what happened when he was eight years old that led to his interest in helping others (12 minutes).
CEO BLINDSPOTS PODCAST GUEST: George Martinez. He was the co-founder and CEO of Sterling Bank and Allegiance Bank. George currently serves as Chairman of Allegiance Bancshares, Inc. and Vice Chairman of Allegiance Bank.
George is a former director of Cornerstone Building Brands, a company traded on the NYSE.
He was inducted into the Texas Bankers Hall of Fame in April 2017 and recognized for his valuable contributions to the Texas banking industry. In 2004, he was awarded the Ethical Leadership in Action Award from the University of St. Thomas Center for Business Ethics. Active in the Houston community, he serves as an emeritus member of the Council of Overseers for the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management at Rice University.
George earned a B.A. degree in Business Administration and Economics from Rice University.
For more information about George Martinez and Allegiance Bank; https://allegiancebank.com/
CEO BLINDSPOTS HOST: Birgit Kamps. She was speaking five languages by the age of 10, and lived in five countries with her Dutch parents prior to becoming an American citizen. Birgit’s professional experience includes starting and selling an “Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Private Company” and a “Best Company to Work for in Texas”, and serving as a Board Member with various companies. In addition, Birgit is the President of Hire Universe LLC, and the host of the CEO Blindspots Podcast which was recognized by Spotify for having the “biggest listener growth” in the USA (by 733%), and having listeners in 11 countries; https://ceoblindspots.com/