Lester Keliher ’88
Lester Keliher has joined Texas Capital Bank and will be responsible for its energy, syndicated finance and financial institutions businesses.
The veteran energy leader brings almost 30 years of experience to the position, having spent the majority of his career helping to build the Wells Fargo Energy Group. He was a founding member of the company’s energy practice and the original manager of their Dallas energy office. As deputy division manager of the oil and gas division, his team was responsible for marketing the bank’s wholesale and investment banking products to middle market exploration and production, as well as midstream companies throughout North America.
Keliher received his MBA from SMU and graduated summa cum laude from The University of North Texas.
“I am delighted to have the opportunity to join an institution with such a great reputation and to continue the expansion of three important businesses within Texas Capital Bank,” Keliher says. “We have the advantage of a deep and experienced team in all areas and a great platform from which to continue to grow. I am looking forward to being a part of the continued success of the bank.”