Cecil G. Edwards, Jr.

Chief Banking Officer

Eastern Banking

Cecil G. Edwards, Jr. joined Sunflower Bank in April 2023 as a Chief Banking Officer leading multiple markets throughout the organization. His over 40 years of experience in the banking industry includes management and building of lines of businesses, client relationships, and corporate finance teams spanning across geographies. As an executive leader, Cecil focuses on organizational strategic planning and development and building business across multiple lines and markets. He received his B.B.A. in finance and M.B.A. both from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business and is also a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. Cecil holds Series 79 and 63 securities licenses that are currently inactive. 

Historically, Cecil’s community involvement includes serving on the board of directors of Baylor/Scott & White’s HealthCare System Foundation, and the School of Management at University of Texas at Dallas.  He has also served on the executive committees and as chairman of the boards of the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce, Criswell College in Dallas and the Dallas Life Foundation.  Cecil has also served his church as co-chair of the Building Committee, member of the Finance and the Wills and Trusts committees and as a Deacon.  He has also been a past board member of the Health industry Council of Texas, the Dallas Central Business District and the African American Museum in Dallas.

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