Ian Bader has been active in numerous community activities, serving as President of the Bellville Lions Club, Bellville Chamber of Commerce, and Bellville Library Board. He has been involved in the Austin County Veterans' Monument Board, Bellville Parks Board, LCRA Leadership Program, Texas Scholars Program, Bellville Historical Society, Bellville Little League, Bellville Youth Soccer, Bellville ISD Long-Range Planning Committee, Austin County Texas Agri-Life Extension Service committies, and many other civic activities.
Ian Bader was born and raised in Austin County and has Texas roots that start with Stephen F. Austin's "Old 300" settlers. He attended Bellville schools and graduated from Texas A&M University in 1975. His business career began with the local radio station as news reporter. He later joined the Bellville Abstract Company as clerk and escrow officer. In 1978 he entered banking with the Austin County State Bank and also became licensed to sell real estate under the Bill Johnson & Associates Real Estate Company. Ian moved to First Savings Association of Brenham in 1983, serving as the Bellville Branch Manager. First Savings was later purchased by Guaranty Bank in 1990 and Ian remained as manager until retiring in 2004. He also was a licensed securities representative for Guaranty Brokerage. Ian is a licensed broker and holds the prestigious GRI designation from the Realtor's Graduate Institute, and Certified International Property Specialist designation from the Realtor University. He is also on the Board of Directors of the South Central Board of Realtors.
Bader's long term experience, education, market knowledge, personal commitment to professionalism, and service to the community make him uniquely qualified to market your real estate.