First Liberty National Bank’s President and chief executive officer Kelly Stretcher has been elected to the board of directors of the Texas Bankers Association. He was elected during the association’s first Virtual Convention. It’s his second time to be elected TBA Board member. Prior to his move to Liberty he also served on the TBA board while president of a Bank in Gilmer. Stretcher is a 1997 graduate of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at SMU. Now Mr. Stretcher has 30 years in banking and has lead FLNB to many advancements. One was the installation of the county’s first Interactive Video Teller machine. He is also active in Liberty as a member of the Masonic Lodge, Liberty Rotary Club, and TVE’s Executive Board. FLNB’s Chairman of the Board Charles McGuire said –quoting now - Kelly’s leadership skills and banking knowledge has allowed our bank to compete with any bank anywhere- end quote.