Awards and Recognition


HAPPY STATE BANK: leading by example and results!

"The 75 banks that earned a spot on our fifth annual ranking of the Best Banks to Work For could inspire you with their ideas for creating a culture of both positivity and high performance.

American Banker Magazine
        Best Banks to Work For

             IBAT Gold Award

"HAPPY STATE BANK is recognized today for the outstanding work it does both in the bank and in the community. The Gold Award is a symbol of the way in which you enrich the lives of Texans across our state.

Independent Bankers Association of Texas
"We were pleasantly surprised to learn that this little HAPPY BANK is the 14th Fastest Growing Bank in the country! This story is about all of us!"

J. Pat Hickman, Chairman & CEO
           Independent Banker Award

                Bauer Financial, Inc. Award
"HAPPY STATE BANK receives our highest rating, Superior, for financial strength.

Bauer Financial, Inc., the nation's leading bank rating firm. 

Because peace of mind matters.