STEPHENVILLE - The board of directors of First Financial Bank announced the promotion of Blayne Baley as senior vice president and Stephenville region consumer lending manager. The announcement was made by Ron Mullins, president and CEO of First Financial Bank, Stephenville region.

“We are proud to announce the addition of Blayne to our lending team and know that he will be a great asset to our customers and our community,” said Mullins. “His experience and expertise will be invaluable to meeting the needs of our customers.”

Baley holds a bachelor of business administration degree in marketing from McMurry University in Abilene. He held various manager and officer positions in other financial institutions before joining First Financial Bank’s Abilene region as Vice President and Consumer Loan Officer in November 2012. Baley served as vice president of the Brazos Valley Business Associates, was a board member of the Northgate District Association and volunteered for the March of Dimes. He was also active in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Fort Worth Feed the Homeless, Ben Richey Boys Ranch, Abilene State School and Toys for Tots. He is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society and most recently served as a loaned executive for United Way of Abilene.