First Financial Bank joins in supporting the Columbus Eagles FC

Columbus, Ohio – For immediate release

The Columbus Eagles FC are pleased to announce the addition of the First Financial Bank to our growing list of sponsors. First Financial Bank committed to being the official Bank of the Columbus Eagles with a sponsorship that includes in-stadium signage and other co-marketing activations.

“We are excited to have the opportunity to sponsor the Columbus Eagles. As a company, we strive to be woven into the communities we serve and are equally committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in all aspects of our business. Through this initiative, we aim to support and inspire women both on and off the field,” said Ilaria Rawlins, Retail Bank President.

“We are excited to add First Financial Bank as one of our sponsors of our 2021 season. They are a strong supporter of soccer, and it is so refreshing to see them recognize the value of women’s sport and women’s soccer in particular. We look forward to growing with them as we move into the future and grow the game here in Columbus.” said Mark Wise, Owner/CEO of the Eagles.

About First Financial Bancorp.

First Financial Bancorp. is a Cincinnati, Ohio based bank holding company. As of September 30, 2020, the Company had $15.9 billion in assets, $10.2 billion in loans, $11.6 billion in deposits and $2.2 billion in shareholders’ equity. The Company’s subsidiary, First Financial Bank, founded in 1863, provides banking and financial services products through its six lines of business: Commercial, Retail Banking, Investment Commercial Real Estate, Mortgage Banking, Commercial Finance and Wealth Management. These business units provide traditional banking services to business and retail clients. Wealth Management provides wealth planning, portfolio management, trust and estate, brokerage and retirement plan services and had approximately $2.8 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2020. The Company operated 143 full service banking centers as of September 30, 2020, primarily in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky, while the Commercial Finance business lends into targeted industry verticals on a nationwide basis. Additional information about the Company, including its products, services and banking locations, is available at

About the Columbus Eagles FC

The Columbus Eagles is “Our City’s Women’s Soccer Team”. The Eagles are based in Columbus, Ohio and play in the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) which is the oldest and largest women’s soccer league in the world. In addition, the Eagles have just joined the Premier Arena Soccer League (PASL) and will begin playing an indoor season starting in March, 2021.

For more information contact: Mark Wise, Owner/CEO at 614-868-5033 or

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