Our Story

A Texas Banking Original dedicated to true community banking.

With a rich history and deep roots in the communities we serve, NDBT personifies community banking built from a foundation of long term relationships and service excellence. It’s part of what has made us a customer favorite for more than 60 years. It’s a story we love to share.
Gallery wall in a hallway of the Dallas Banking Center

Our Story

A Texas Banking Original dedicated to true community banking.

With a rich history and deep roots in the communities we serve, NDBT personifies community banking built from a foundation of long term relationships and service excellence. It’s part of what has made us a customer favorite for more than 60 years. It’s a story we love to share.

The Journey

NDBT opened its doors in 1961 as North Dallas Bank & Trust, Co. with $2 million in assets, three officers, and seven employees.  Nine years later, founding directors Bert Fields, Porter Lindsley, Sr., and W.F. English purchased the land at the southeast corner of LBJ Freeway and Preston Road that would soon become home to the 12-story North Dallas Bank Tower and the Dallas Banking Center. Expansion to Plano, Las Colinas, Frisco and Addison began in 1994. A new name and brand, NDBT, was created in 2021, followed by the remodel and renovation of the Dallas Banking Center and NDBT Headquarters. This is just part of the journey that began and continues for a true:

Texas

Banking

Original

Black and white photo of original NDBT location on Preston and Forest
1961 Original Bank Site - Preston & Forest
1970 groundbreaking ceremony for North Dallas Bank Tower building
1970 North Dallas Bank Tower Groundbreaking
Customers at the teller desk of NDBT's Dallas Banking Center lobby
2022 Dallas Banking Center Lobby Renovation

Our Story

NDBT (North Dallas Bank & Trust, Co.) has proudly served the North Texas community since 1961, growing steadily from modest beginnings to become one of this area’s largest independent banks. We have stood strong throughout that time, demonstrating our commitment to those we serve while maintaining an unwavering history of profitability under the same name and ownership.

NDBT was founded on the premise of serving the entrepreneurs, the business leaders and the families who understand the value of personal insights and relationships in driving our community onward and upward.

While changes in the economy, technology, regulations and customer preferences will result in occasional changes in our business, we will never change our commitment to making progress personal through Authentic Intelligence, the human touch that technological advancements can never replace.

Now you know our story – but what about yours? Please contact us today, because we truly want to know.

Regards,

Larry Miller
President/CEO and Chairman of the Board

Meet Our Leadership Team

Our Communities

At NDBT, we don’t just serve the communities in which we do business, our bankers and professionals serve within the communities they work and live. Giving back is part of our DNA. From efforts as simple as volunteering our time to support winter coat drives to instrumental monetary contributions to organizations devoted to improving our society, we proudly do what we can for our fellow Texans.

We are honored to support organizations with a variety of meaningful endeavors, such as providing financial literacy, supplying food for needy families, preventing child abuse, promoting health and wellness for our future generations, and investing in a South Dallas initiative to extend financial services in that community.

NDBT Cares was created as our community engagement resource to ensure our efforts are coordinated in a way that best benefits the organizations we support and to assist in reaching more of our neighbors in need. Please check out the NDBT Cares webpage to learn more about our philanthropic commitment.

What Have We Done in Our Communities Lately?

NDBT bankers teeing off at ACO golf tournament
Sponsors, and participants, of the ACO (All Community Outreach) golf tournament at Craig Ranch. (March 18, 2024)
NDBT IT professionals assisting seniors at Willie B. Johnson senior center
NDBT IT professionals assisting seniors with computer technology at Willie B. Johnson center. (March 14, 2024)
NDBT banker teaching class at Cristo Rey
Teaching classes at Cristo Rey Dallas as part of the NDBT Empowerment Series. (Feb/March 2024)
NDBT volunteers teaching Volar College & Career Services class
Teaching Financial Aid Workshop for parents and students hosted by Volar College & Career Services at University of North Texas at Dallas (Feb 3, 2024)
NDBT volunteers in front of Scottish Rite Hospital Christmas tree
Our 30th year of participating in the Scottish Rite Hospital for Children's annual Christmas Tree Decorating event. (November 28, 2023)
NDBT employees handing out candy at Boo Bash 23
Volunteering at Boo Bash 23, supporting Family Gateway and their resident families with a safe trick or treating alternative (October 26, 2023)
NDBT Cares lead Lisa Rushing and guest J.A. Anderson on The Eugene McDermott Concert Hall stage
Hosting the Community Cares evening recognizing our community partners and featuring guest speaker J.A. Anderson III (October 19, 2023)
NDBT volunteers group photo at the Heart Health walk
Participating in the Dallas Heart Walk benefitting the American Heart Association (September 23, 2023)
Group of volunteers in Metrocrest Services lobby
Volunteering during the Metrocrest Services volunteer day (September 9, 2023)
NDBT bankers and American Heart Association representatives at red table in Dallas banking center lobby
American Heart Association promoting heart health in Dallas Banking Center lobby (September 6, 2023)
NDBT golf foursome with Waldman tournament officials
Co-title sponsors of the Maxine and Erwin Waldman Memorial Golf Tournament (August 28, 2023)
Customers enjoying ice cream social inside NDBT Addison Banking Center lobby
Customer Ice Cream Social in the Addison Banking Center Lobby (Aug. 22, 2023)
Classroom of financial literacy students being taught by teachers
Teaching financial literacy class on improving credit scores for All Community Outreach (August 15, 2023)
JAB 9th White team photo after winning Austin basketball tournament
JAB 9th Basketball team after winning the Austin Summer Explosion Tournament Championship (July 9, 2023)
Close up of championship medal and NDBT logo on JAB player jersey
Proud to support the JAB 9th team, representing the NDBT brand as winners of the Austin Summer Explosion Championship
NDBT professionals and movie actor Burton Gilliam alongside NDBT sponsor tent and table
Serving as co-title sponsor of the 29th Frisco Family Services golf tournament at Prestonwood Hills CC (June 20, 2023)
Group picture of kids from Family Gateway with group of NDBT Cares volunteers at Fields Day
Hosting "Fields" Day in Plano, kicking off summer for kids from Family Gateway (June 9, 2023)
Jonathan Alexander hitting tee shot with two NDBT golfers watching. NDBT sponsor sign in foreground.
Swinging away while sponsoring the Hope Supply golf tournament at Gleneagles CC in Plano (June 5, 2023)
TCU head football coach Sonny Dykes accepting the Gene Stallings Award
Attending The Stallings Award in support of The Ashford Rise School at The Moody Family YMCA (May 16, 2023)
NDBT banker Kenya Buie shaking hand of Cristo Rey student during resume writing class
Teaching Cristo Rey students a variety of financial business classes (May 12, 2023)
JAB head coach Jonathan Alexander and guest at Byron Nelson golf tournament
Supporting the Salesmanship Club with guests at Byron Nelson golf tournament in Frisco (May 11-14, 2023)
NDBT bankers Zelma Thomas, Michelle Mercado and Tim Griffin at the Irving Chamber Biz Blitz kickoff event
Participating in the Las Colinas - Irving Chamber of Commerce Biz Blitz (May 11, 2023)
NDBT table at the Semones Family YMCA Day of Wellness event
Volunteering at the community Wellness Day hosted by the Semones Family YMCA (April 29, 2023)

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