William "Tex" Gross
William D. "Tex" Gross is Chairman of Commerce Street Holdings, LLC, the holding company for Commerce Street Capital, LLC ("CSC"), an SEC-registered investment advisor. Since co-founding the firm in 2007, Tex has created and developed new opportunities and lines of business, with the primary focus of building CSC's reputation as a leading investment bank specializing in financial institutions.
Prior to his involvement with Commerce Street, he founded the Dallas office of SAMCO Capital Markets, Inc. in 1988. Tex held senior positions with Southwest Securities, Schneider, Bernet and Hickman, Cullen Frost Bank, and Merrill Lynch.