Our Trust and Estate Services Team



Deborah S. Gibson

Executive Vice President & ManagerTrust Division

4400 Post Oak Parkway
Houston, TX 77027
713-232-1095
  •  25+ years of trust experience, most recently serving as Manager of the Houston Personal Trust Group of JPMorgan Private Bank.
  • Graduated with a trust major from the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University, after receiving her BS from Texas A&M University
  • Board memberships include the Houston Estate and Financial Forum; Ronald McDonald House of Houston; American Cancer Society; The Women’s Fund for HER Foundation; Chapelwood United Methodist Church Administrative and Foundation Board
  • Member of the Houston Estate and Financial Forum and the Houston Business and Estate Planning Council
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R. Sells Neuhaus

Senior Vice President & Senior Trust Officer
Trust Division

4400 Post Oak Parkway
Houston, TX 77027
713-232-1096
  • 35+ years of financial experience, most recently serving as Senior Vice President in Trust Administration and Client Development at JP Morgan Private Bank
  • Graduated with a Trust major from the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University, after receiving his BBA and MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.
  • Formerly served as Vice Chairman of The Junior League of Houston Community Endowment Governance Committee and as Chairman of the Harris County Heritage Society
  • Member of the Houston Estate and Financial Forum and the Houston Business and Estate Planning Council
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Mark C. Edwards

Senior Vice President & Manager - Trust Real Estate / Oil & Gas
Trust Division

4400 Post Oak Parkway
Houston, TX 77027
713-232-1796

  • 25+ years of broad based oil and gas industry and trust management experience, most recently serving as the Vice President of the Oil & Gas Department with JPMorgan Chase.
  • Received his BBA in Petroleum Land Management from the University of Texas. He holds the Certified Professional Landman and Environmental Site Assessor designations
  • Active in a number of professional and community activities, including the Houston Association of Professional Landmen, St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, Christian Community Service Center, Spring Branch Memorial Sports Association and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
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Karen Burton, CTFA

Senior Vice President
Senior Trust Officer

4400 Post Oak Parkway
Houston, TX 77027
713-232-1707
  • 19+ years of experience in the trust and wealth management business working with individuals, families and private foundations.
  • BS in Economics from the University of Houston, BS in Accounting from the University of Houston – Clear Lake and MS in Accounting from the University of Houston – Clear Lake
  • Serves on the Administrative Council as Education Chair for Texas Banker's Association Wealth Management and Trust Organization
  • Member of the Houston Estate and Financial Forum and the Houston Business and Estate Planning Council
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