Aaron was born and raised primarily in Dallas, TX, and graduated from Highland Park High School in 1990. He graduated from Santa Clara University in 1994 with Bachelor of Science in Commerce - Finance. He then started his career as a credit analyst at Inwood National Bank in Dallas.
Aaron then moved on to operate his own business, Mr. Bracket, which was automotive accessories distribution company that sold into automotive aftermarket retailers from 1999 - 2003. After selling Mr. Bracket, Aaron joined LegacyTexas Bank in order to represent the family's interest in the Bank on a day to day basis. With his father Patrick having been Chairman since the late 1980's, Aaron was excited to continue the family's legacy of association with the Bank.
Currently, Aaron is Executive Vice President over Commercial Lending and he operates as the Subsidiary Manager overseeing LegacyTexas Insurance, LegacyTexas Title and the LegacyTexas Mortgage.
In addition to banking, Aaron operates the Shelby family's timber business in East Texas and is on the Board of Directors of the Dallas Children's Theater.