Born and raised in Texas City, James Torres began his career at Texas First Bank as a Management Trainee in 1993. Climbing the ranks to Senior Vice President, James has been instrumental in growing the Texas First Bank Santa Fe, Friendswood, and Texas City markets.
Currently living in Texas City with his wife Amy and two children, Brayden and Avery, James serves as a Personal and Commercial Loan Officer for the Texas City and La Marque area.
James is a graduate of Texas A&M University and the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce, West Galveston County Rotary Club, Gulf Coast Center, TCISD Foundation for the Future, and Texas City-La Marque Chamber of Commerce. He is currently on the Board of Directors for United Way Galveston County Mainland and Texas City TIRZ 1.