Civista Bancshares adds M. Patricia Oliver to board
Ms. Oliver, currently a partner in the law firm of Tucker Ellis LLP, Cleveland, Ohio, has represented numerous financial institutions both in-house and as an outside attorney in matters that have included mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and securities issues.
From April, 2004 until December, 2007, Ms. Oliver was executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of BB&T Corporation and was chief corporate governance officer for that company beginning in June, 2004.
Prior to joining BB&T, she served as a partner and Chair of the Financial Services Practice at Squire Patton Boggs (formerly Squire, Sanders & Dempsey).
Ms. Oliver is a 1976 graduate of Allegheny College and a 1980 graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
She is licensed to practice law in both Ohio and North Carolina, and her professional affiliates include The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, the North Carolina Bar Association, the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals and the University of North Carolina School of Law, Center for Banking and Finance Advisory Board, and she was named one of Ohio's Super Lawyers in 2004.
Ms. Oliver will also serve on Civista's Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the board of directors of Civista Bank.