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The First promotes Brian Aehnlich

Brian Aehnlich

Brian Aehnlich has been promoted to senior vice president, specialized lending for The First, A National Banking Association located in Hattiesburg. He currently resides in Hattiesburg with his wife of 31 years, Bridgett. They have three children Amy, Paul, and Jessica – along with four wonderful granddaughters, Anna Grace, Mila Wilder, Everly Rose and Lillian Sloan Murr.

Aehnlich is a graduate of Auburn university-Montgomery where he earned his Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting. In Aehnlich’s spare time, he enjoys reading and visiting with his Granddaughters as well as being members of First Presbyterian Church of Hattiesburg.

Aehnlich started his 33-year banking career in Montgomery, Alabama, traveled on to Gulfport, Laurel, and has now settled in Hattiesburg. Prior to his banking career, Aehnlich worked for the State of Alabama Revenue Department, Corporate Income Tax Division. What he enjoys most about his current position is getting to know and build relationships with his clients.

We are pleased to have Aehnlich as a part of our specialized lending team. His experience and leadership skills are an asset to The First, A National Banking Association.


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