The Indiana Bankers Association has honored Jessica Lehman with its 2020 Woman on the Rise award. She serves as director of agribusiness banking at Cincinnati-based First Financial Bank’s Portland, Indiana office.

Lehman joined the bank in 2016 after serving at Farm Credit Mid-America, where she earned recognition as Top New Performer and as an adviser with Beck’s Hybrids. She previously completed internships with Dow AgroSciences, the Indiana FFA Foundation and the National FFA Organization.

Lehman was named Outstanding Sophomore in Agricultural Economics at Purdue University, where she double majored in agricultural education and agricultural economics.

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