Shaw is responsible for the East Dallas/Fort Worth area, serving as SVP and Market President. Chris began working with Colonial Bank in 2007 and has enjoyed the transition and culture BB&T has brought to the Texas market. Being the first Market President in Texas, he has grown his team from two associates transitioning from the Colonial purchase to ten associates on the East Commercial Team. Chris was the 2011 Annual Sterling Award recipient and the “Best of the Best” Sterling Award Winner for Market Presidents. Chris is a 13 year banker and began his career at a small community bank in Terrell, Texas on the commercial side of the bank originating residential construction loans.
Chris attended Texas A&M University- Commerce where he earned his BBA in Marketing with a Minor in Real Estate and his MBA with emphasis in Finance. Chris is also a graduate of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at SMU.
Originally from West Texas, Chris spent the majority of his childhood in Forney, TX. His hobbies include swimming, competing in triathlons, playing music, fishing and bird hunting. Chris is an active member of Lake Pointe Church, the Rockwall County 40 involved with The Last Well, and is a current board member of the Mesquite ISD Education Foundation, Leadership Rockwall, and past board member of the Home Builders Association, P&Z in the City of Fate and the Cherokee District Friends of Scouting Chairman.