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Abbott Taps Happy State Head for State Board

Happy State Bank chairman and CEO J. Pat Hickman has been selected by Governor Greg Abbott to serve on a state board.

According to the Governor’s Office, Abbott has selected Hickman to Texas Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors. Hickman’s term is set to expire at the pleasure of the governor.

Along with Hickman, Abbott also appointed Vicki Hollub, Woody Hunt, Jim Lentz, Drayton McLane, Jr., Abid Neemuchwala, Scott Prochazka, and Bryan Sheffield to the board. Abbott also intends to name McLane chair and Hollub vice chair of the board, pending confirmation by the Texas Senate.

For details, please visit Gov.Texas.Gov.

Hickman/Photo by Texas Tech

Hickman/Photo by Texas Tech

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