By Marie Browning
The Board of Directors of First Financial Bank, N.A., announced the promotion of Alecia Bland to Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending in the Midlothian branch.
Ms. Bland has more than 30 years in financial institution experience in consumer, commercial and real estate lending. She joined First Financial in 2011 where she served as Vice President/Commercial and Real Estate Lender. Prior to her tenure at First Financial, Ms. Bland worked at Southwest Securities, FSB as Senior Vice President. She has solid experience in commercial lending, loans origination, small business lending, and commercial banking.
First Financial’s new SVP earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie. Ms. Bland is an active member of the community, serving as one of the board of directors of the Ellis County Home Builders. She also has been an active leader in the Girl Scouts of America.
About First Financial Bank
First Financial Bank, N.A. is a wholly owned subsidiary of First Financial Bankshares, Inc. Headquartered in Abilene, Texas, First Financial Bankshares is a financial holding company that operates 12 banking regions with 60 locations in Texas including Acton, Boyd, Cisco, Decatur, Eastland, Fort Worth, Midlothian, and Waxahachie. It is recognized as one of the nation’s most financially secure banking institutions, with assets of $5.28 billion. The company has been in the industry for 124 years serving the financial needs of generations of families, professionals and business owners. First Financial Bankshares also operates First Financial Trust & Asset Management Company, N.A., with seven locations and First Technology Services, Inc., a technology operating company. For more information about First Financial Bankshares, please visit the website http://www.ffin.com.