Region’s community-based financial institutions see partnerships as potential long-term relationships, according to experts like Dale Clapp of First Merchants Bank.
Growth in cryptocurrency awareness means more investors turning to expert investment advice, say Region’s financial community.
Finward Bancorp promoted Todd Scheub to president of Peoples Bank and executive vice president, chief revenue officer of Finward.
The board of directors of Munster-based Finward Bancorp appointed Dr. Anthony Puntillo to the newly created position of lead independent director.
Finward Bancorp common shares are expected to begin trading on Nasdaq Capital Market when the financial markets open Nov. 3.
Peoples Bank is donating its bank building at 7120 Indianapolis Blvd. in Hammond to Purdue University Northwest.
Peoples Bank is expanding into southern Lake County.
Munster-based Finward Bancorp is growing its Illinois presence.
Regional bank leaders say the pandemic created challenges to communication, but relationships were still key to making clients comfortable.
The parent company of Munster-based Peoples Bank now operates as Finward Bancorp.