First Financial Announces Leadership Changes

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Andy Hauck and Cathy Myers Andy Hauck and Cathy Myers

First Financial has announced Chief Banking Officer Tony Stollings is retiring. He has been a member of the bank’s leadership team for more than 12 years. 

Also, the bank has hired Andy Hauck (pictured) as commercial banking executive and Cathy Myers (pictured) as consumer banking executive. Stollings will work closely with Hauck, Myers and the entire leadership team to ensure a smooth transition for associates and clients until his retirement later this year.

Hauck, a seasoned commercial banking leader, joins the bank with more than 30 years of experience. He will lead the team across the bank’s footprint in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky focusing on investment commercial real estate, commercial banking, business capital, equipment finance and treasury management. 

Hauck is a graduate of Vanderbilt University. He previously worked for Fifth Third Bank as a corporate banking executive and after that served as managing director with Lazear Capital Partners. Hauck has served as a board member of United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cincinnati, Sherwin Star Sports Foundation and All Saints Parish. 

Myers will oversee the day-to-day operations of the consumer, business banking, wealth and mortgage banking groups while driving strategic initiatives designed to further assist our clients in achieving their goals. She graduated with honors from West Virginia University and earned a master’s degree in business administration from Xavier University.

She previously held leadership positions with U.S. Bank, Key Bank, and First National Bank of Southwestern Ohio. Myers is actively involved in the local community. She is a faculty member of Consumer Bankers Association Graduate School of Banking, an alumni of the Cincinnati Chamber’s Leadership Cincinnati program, and has served as board member of the Red Cross and United Way of Greater Cincinnati. Myers founded United Way Women Investing in the Next Generation and was a founding member and steering committee chair of 100 Wise Women.

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