Cody Stone has been elected vice president of lending, announced Ron Mullins, chairman/CEO of First Financial Bank, and John Power, First Financial Glen Rose market president.

“We are extremely excited to welcome Cody to our team of bankers and know that he will be a tremendous asset to both the bank and to our community,” Mullins said.

Stone previously served as Vice President of another area bank. He began his banking career in Brownwood where he graduated from Howard Payne University with a bachelor’s of business administration degree in 2003. Stone received his master’s of business administration degree from Tarleton State University in 2008. He is active in the Glen Rose Lions Club and is a member and treasurer of the Glen Rose Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors.