Press Releases

First Bancshares, Inc. Makes Top 200 List of Community Banks in US

The May 2018 edition of American Banker announced that First Bancshares, Inc., the holding company of First National Bank came in at 132 on the list of the top 200 Community Banks in the United States in relation to the highest 3-year average return on equity. First National Bank, a community bank with seven banking […]

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First Bancshares, Inc. Holds Annual Shareholder Meeting

First Bancshares, Inc., holding company for First National Bank of Bellevue and sole shareholder of First Bellevue Properties, held their annual Shareholder Meeting on Wednesday, April 25 in their Bellevue office. The business portion of the meeting resulted in the re-election of three of their tenured board members: Sharon Barnes, Vice President of Barnes Nursery, […]

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First Bancshares, Inc. Reports 1st Quarter 2018 Financial Results

First Bancshares, Inc., holding company for First National Bank of Bellevue and sole shareholder of First Bellevue Properties, reported a first quarter dividend of twenty-five cents ($0.25) per share.  This amounts to a 4% increase or one cent over the most recent quarter end. The first three months of the year have generated strong results. […]

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First Bancshares, Inc. Reports 4th Quarter 2017 Financial Results

First Bancshares, Inc., holding company for First National Bank of Bellevue and sole shareholder of First Bellevue Properties, reported a fourth quarter dividend of twenty-four cents ($0.24) per share.  This reflects a two cent or 9% increase over the third quarter. President and CEO, Dean J. Miller said, “We are very pleased with the results […]

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Cleveland Fed Announces Appointments to Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Pittsburgh Boards and to the Federal Advisory Council

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland announced the following appointments and elections to its main office board of directors and its branch boards in Cincinnati and Pittsburgh and to the Federal Advisory Council effective January 1, 2018. Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Dawne S. Hickton, president and founding partner, Cumberland Highstreet Partners, Sewickley, Pennsylvania, and […]

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First National Bank Hires Accounting Manager

Dean Miller, President and CEO of First National Bank announces that Hollie Reinhart has joined the bank as Assistant Vice President / Accounting Manager. Hollie comes to the bank with over 20 years of banking operations and management experience in our existing market area. “We are pleased to have Holly join our team. She is […]

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First National Bank Announces Promotion

Dean Miller, President and CEO of First National Bank announces that Tonda Zelms has been promoted to Lead CSR of the Put-In-Bay office.  She will be overseeing and implementing the branches policies/procedures as well as compliance. Tonda will be instrumental in fostering new relationships as well as continuing the excellent customer experience with our existing […]

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First National Bank Hires Branch Manager

Dean Miller, President and CEO of First National Bank announces that Tracy Fawcett has joined the bank as Branch Manager of the Sandusky office. Tracy comes to the bank with over 18 years of lending and management experience in our existing market area. “Tracy’s enthusiasm and banking knowledge will be a great resource for the […]

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