Sandusky, Ohio (September 24, 2020) – Civista Bank welcomes Michelle Edwards as a Vice President, Commercial Lending. She brings over 19 years of experience in banking and supporting small business customers to the Civista commercial lending team. She is based out of Civista’s Walnut Street Branch located at 92 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg, Indiana 47025. Edwards is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree from Thomas More University. She also has completed education from the American Bankers Association and Community Bankers Association of Ohio. In 2017, she was presented the Business Woman of the Year Award from the Clermont Chamber of Commerce for her leadership and influence in Clermont County. Edwards is active in her community. She was a past president and current co-chair for the Youth Committee of the Cincinnati-Eastside Rotary Club, Treasurer and board member for Stopping the Abuse Before It Starts, a board member for the Clermont Family YMCA, co-chair for the Eastern Action Council of the United Way and a Success by Six committee member for the United Way. She currently resides in Loveland, Ohio with her family.