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Christopher Chad Bates, American bank executive. Named one of Outstanding Young Men of America, Outstanding Young Men of America, 1985.


Bates, Christopher Chad was born on March 18, 1957 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. Son of Ben Lauren and Peggy (Morrow) Bates.


Bachelor of Business Administration in Management, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1979.


Management trainee Mercantile Bank of Dallas, 1979, remittance banking manager Dallas, 1979-1980. Cash management analyst First City Bank-Dallas, 1980-1981, manager cash management, 1981-1982. Vice president, manager operations Texas Commerce Bank-Arlington, 1982-1983, senior vice president, manager operations, 1983-1984, senior vice president president, commercial loans, 1984-1986, senior vice president, manager commercial lending division, since 1986.

Chairman Arlington regulatory affairs and compliance committee Texas Commerce Bank, Arlington, 1987, Arlington pricing committee Texas Commerce Bank, Arlington, since 1985.


President Young Men for Arlington, 1987. District chairman Arlington area Boy Scouts of America, 1986, 87. Board directors Young Men’s Christian Association, Arlington, since 1986.

Member commission economic development City of Arlington, 1986. Stewardship chairman Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, 1987. Member Optical Character Recognital Users Association (secretary, treasurer 1980), Robert Morris Associates.


Married Joylynn Sparks, June 20, 1981.

Ben Lauren Bates

Peggy (Morrow) Bates

Joylynn Sparks