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FFA Alicia BlandWaxahachie, Texas – June 19, 2014 – The Board of Directors of First Financial Bank, N.A., announced the promotion of Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) alumna Alecia Bland to Senior Vice President of Commercial Lending in the Midlothian branch.


“We are extremely proud to announce the promotions of Alecia, Chris, Stacey and Brad, who have demonstrated their commitment to providing first-class service to our customers and to our communities,” said Tom O’Neil, CEO of First Financial Bank, Cleburne Region.


In 1997, Bland received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from SAGU. She joined First Financial in 2011 and has more than 30 years of financial institution experience in consumer, commercial andreal estate lending. Bland served on the Ellis County Home Builders board of directors and has been an active leader in the Girl Scouts of America.


Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) is a private, Christian university located 30 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Waxahachie, Texas. The university was established in 1927 and now offers more than 70 associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on campus or online. More information is available at or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU.

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