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.
Learn about people and companies making a difference at work and in the Region’s communities • April – May 2020
Merrillville-based Centier Bank recently presented a $5,000 sponsorship in support of the Service League of Northwest Indiana’s annual Taste of the Region fundraising event.
Merrillville-based Centier Bank recently appointed new executives and a new branch manager.
Merrillville-based Centier Bank recently named a Paula Fender assistant vice president of credit administration and Lauren Zurbriggen financial education and community outreach coordinator.
Mike McKean was named loan operations officer at Merrillville-based Centier Bank.
A year-long fundraising initiative by Merrillville-based Centier Bank has led to a $30,000 community donation to the American Cancer Society.
Nine financial institutions in 11 different categories recently were recognized for working with Indiana small businesses to get them the funds they needed to help their companies grow.
Merrillville-based Centier Bank donated $50,000 to United Way as part of its annual contribution campaign.
Employers are collaborating with educational institutions, governmental and nonprofit entities to ensure they can find skilled and reliable workers.