As State President for Capital One Bank in Texas, Kent Eastman is
focused on continuously improving the Capital One Bank customer
experience, growing revenue, and leveraging market opportunities. He
oversees the bank’s community resources and activities designed to
help meet the needs of each local community, including philanthropy,
volunteerism and community banking products and services. Capital One
Bank is the 8th largest bank in the United States, based on
deposits and the 9th largest bank in Texas.
Eastman has served as a strategic thought partner in the development
of the STEM Center of Excellence at Camp Whispering Cedars. He also
provides extensive leadership and philanthropic support for several
programs from computer coding to financial literacy programming –
assisting women in low income areas and scholarship programs for
at-risk girls, as well as mentoring and advocating for female
professionals in the community.
A prominent member of the community, Kent serves on numerous boards,
including the board of directors of Downtown Dallas, Texans for
Education Reform Advisory Board, the Crystal Charity Ball Committee
Advisory Board, and is a member of the Dallas Citizens Council.
Mr. Eastman serves on the Baylor Medical Research Institute’s Board
of Directors and Executive Committee of the Board. Additionally, he
serves on the Texas Business Leadership Council, a non profit
corporation designed to assist legislators by focusing on policies
that will enhance the business climate in the State of Texas.
In 2016, Kent was recognized by D CEO Magazine as one of “the most
powerful business leaders in Dallas-Fort Worth”.
A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Kent holds a B.S. degree from
Tennessee Technological University, an M.B.A. degree from the
University of Tennessee, and is a graduate of the Louisiana State
University Graduate School of Banking.