Dennis E. Nixon serves as Chief Executive Officer of International Bancshares Corp. (IBC) and its International Bank of Commerce (Laredo, TX) . Mr....
Dennis E. Nixon serves as Chief Executive Officer of International Bancshares Corp. (IBC) and its International Bank of Commerce (Laredo, TX) . Mr. Nixon has been President of International Bank of Commerce and International Bancshares Corp. since 1979. Since joining IBC in 1975, he has been instrumental in IBC's ranking as the largest minority owned bank organization in the continental United States. He has knowledge in all areas of banking. He is actively involved ... in IBC's financial development. He has been Chairman of the Board of IBC since May 1992 and its Director since 1975. He serves as Director of International Bank of Commerce and U.S. Chamber of Commerce. His other civic activities : include the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society, the Boys and Girls Club of Laredo, United Way of Laredo and other similar organizations to improve the health and quality of life for citizens of Laredo and the South Texas. He served as President of the Laredo Chamber of Commerce as well as the Laredo Development Foundation. He is also a founding member of the Association of South Texas Communities, a bipartisan organization for the betterment of South Texas. United Way honored him with its acclaimed Platinum Corazón Award. His myriad of civic involvements, awards and recognitions has been on a national and international level. Other recognitions include the Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame Award, the Paul Harris Fellow Award given by Rotary International for outstanding community service and the Eleanor Roosevelt Humanities Award given by the State of Israel for outstanding services to humanity.
Nixon is a graduate of the University of Texas. He is married to Elma “Bavi” H. Nixon, and has three children: Denise Nixon Bunk, Jonathan A. Nixon and Kristina E. Nixon Netzer; and five grandchildren, Samantha Rose Bunk, Charles Davis Bunk, Jonathan Dennis Nixon, Sebastian Rolf Nixon and Olivia Katherine Netzer.