About Mr. Betts

Garrett Betts

Assistant Vice President, Abilene

Garrett works as a fixed income analyst focusing on finding investment opportunities for taxable and tax-exempt client fixed income portfolios. Working closely with an experienced fixed income portfolio manager, he is responsible for many of the day-to-day activities associated with management of the trust company’s bond holdings.

He focuses his analytical skills on the fixed income markets and contributes to the broader aspects of the Investment Team including insights pertaining to current bond market conditions. In February 2018, he became Assistant Vice President. Previously, he served as Trust Investment Officer beginning in July 2016 having joined First Financial Trust in January 2015.

Additionally, Garrett focuses on First Financial Trusts’ social media marketing efforts. Co-leading a task force, he works to enlarge the presence of the company through a variety of social media channels.

Garrett’s community involvement includes serving on the Walter and Virginia Johnson School of Business Advisory Board at McMurry University. Garrett graduated cum laude in May 2015 from McMurry University with a dual Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting and finance.