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John D. Steinmetz

Husband, Father, Vice-Chairman, President & CEO

Vice-Chairman of Vista Bancshares, President & CEO of Texas and Florida’s Vista Bank, John Steinmetz is an EY Entrepreneur of the Year Southwest Region finalist, DCEO Dallas 500 and Corporate Citizenship Award finalist, Dallas Business Journal’s Most-Admired CEO, Cotton Bowl Board member, former Regent of the Texas Tech University System, and former Board Member of Dallas Citizens Council. Recognized for multiple roles and achievements, he’s most proudly a family man, husband to Jaemie and father to John David and Stiles Claire.

No stranger to adversity, Steinmetz has gotten where he is today by a combination of his faith, mentors who gave him opportunities, stepping up with courage when most people shy away, and paying his dues with a work ethic that’s simply unmatched.

Whether you get to know Mr. Steinmetz through social media, speaking engagements, or as one of the loyal inner circle of team members, friends, and clients – you will be blessed. His life mission is to truly elevate those around him.

Meet John

John D. Steinmetz

Husband, Father, Vice-Chairman & CEO

Vice-Chairman of Vista Bancshares and CEO of Texas-based Vista Bank, former Regent of the Texas Tech University System, Dallas Business Journal’s Most-Admired CEO, and Board Member of Dallas Citizens Council, John Steinmetz is recognized for many roles and achievements. That said, he’s most proudly a family man, husband to Jaemie Steinmetz and father to John David and Stiles Claire.

Not born with a silver spoon in his mouth, John Steinmetz is no stranger to adversity. So while it’s easy to see his early success, beautiful family and assume otherwise, he’s gotten where he is today by a combination of his faith, mentors who gave him opportunities, stepping up with courage when most people shy away, and paying his dues with a work ethic that’s simply unmatched.

Whether you get to know Mr. Steinmetz through social media, speaking engagements, or as one of the loyal inner circle of team members, friends, and clients – you will be blessed. His life mission is to truly elevate those around him.

Meet John
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One of the region’s Top Commercial Banks, Best Bank of Lubbock and Best Bank of DFW, John Steinmetz and the team at Vista Bank’s diligent work ensured thousands of Texas businesses could lead the way out of the pandemic. Focused on helping small and mid-cap businesses win during both good and bad economic seasons, Mr. Steinmetz has been featured on CNBC, as well as in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business Insider, Newsmax, the Business Journals, Dallas Morning News, D Magazine and more. John Steinmetz is often sought out as a resource to help navigate today’s fluid business climate.

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