The Van Wert County Courthouse

Monday, Jan. 17, 2022

First Financial welcomes new manager

VW independent/submitted information

First Financial Bank welcomes Brent Dawson as a commercial relationship manager. Dawson will focus on providing local businesses with the resources and customized solutions they need to build and grow their business. He will serve clients in the West Central Ohio region and will work out of the First Financial banking center, 1163 S. Shannon St. in Van Wert.

Brent Dawson
Brent Dawson

“Business owners want a financial partner who can help them grow and position their business for future success,” said George Brooks, First Financial Market President. “We’re confident Brent will meet and exceed our business clients’ expectations and help them reach their goals.”

Dawson has been working in banking for the past 23 years and specifically in business and commercial lending since 2006. He earned his degree in economics from Xavier University in 1990.

In addition to his professional experience, Dawson serves on the Shawnee Schools Business Advisory Committee, as a member of Wapakoneta Rotary Club, and as treasurer of Kyle’s Heart Foundation. He is also involved at St. Gerard Church in Lima.

Take another step on the path to success and schedule an appointment with Dawson today by calling 419.623.1134 or emailing

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POSTED: 03/01/16 at 10:39 am. FILED UNDER: Business