Paul B. Murphy, Jr. is executive vice president of the company and
chief executive officer of Amegy Bank of Texas. Murphy began his
banking career at Allied Bank of Texas in 1981 and joined Amegy Bank in
1990 as an executive vice president. He became president in 1996 and
CEO in 2000. Murphy serves on the boards of the Houston Endowment, St.
Luke’s Episcopal Health Care System, Greater Houston Community
Foundation, Greater Houston Partnership and Children’s Museum of
Houston. He received his bachelor degree in finance from Mississippi
State University and his M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.