Munster-based Peoples Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis have awarded Jeremi Vocational Institute a $25,000 grant as part of the 2020 Elevate Small Business Grant program.
Todd Schurz, president and CEO of Schurz Communications Inc., is the newest member of the board of directors for South Bend-based 1st Source Corp. and 1st Source Bank.
Lenders say relationships key to helping small businesses survive pandemic’s economic worst. With rules in constant flux for the SBA program, lenders burned the midnight oil to learn how to get funds to clients.
Benjamin Bochnowski, president and CEO of Munster-based Peoples Bank, says the pandemic-fueled financial crisis brings lessons in resilience, charity and community during difficult times.
Teachers Credit Union has finished its overhaul of its downtown South Bend headquarters.
Two organizations from South Bend and another from Valparaiso are among the winners of Teachers Credit Union’s inaugural Innovate! Business Challenge.
New Buffalo Savings Bank in Michigan now is officially part of Teachers Credit Union.
Dale Clapp is the new president for First Merchants Corp.’s lakeshore region.
Fifth Third Bank has a new leader for its Chicago market, which includes its locations in Northwest Indiana.
Munster-based Peoples Bank recently began funding nearly $75 million in loans under the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program as part of the CARES Act to assist the nation through the COVID-19 pandemic.