Mission and Philosophy


To ensure Texas has a safe, sound and competitive financial services system.


In fulfilling our mission, we will:

  • Adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards;
  • Be statutorily accountable and responsible;
  • Anticipate and respond to a dynamic environment;
  • Identify and promote innovative practices;
  • Operate efficiently and maintain consistent and prudent regulatory standards;
  • Communicate effectively;
  • Foster teamwork while encouraging individual excellence and career development;
  • Provide a desirable work environment that values cultural and individual differences;
  • Seek input from and be responsive to the public, our supervised entities, and State leadership; and
  • Adhere to the principle of "Tough but Fair" regulatory oversight.