Don Radde Set to Retire from Horizon Bank
St. Joseph, Michigan – Don Radde, Horizon Bank’s Market President for Berrien County has announced his retirement as of December 31, 2017.
A native of St. Joseph Michigan, Radde joined Horizon in 2003 to lead the growth of de novo branches and procure a local team of professional bankers in Southwest Michigan. After his many years of tenure, Radde has accomplished this goal and then some, by exemplifying thoughtful, compassionate and inspired leadership a community bank must have to succeed.
Throughout his career at Horizon, Radde has always been an advocate for hiring local talent and providing the appropriate support businesses need to become community partners. “Horizon’s growth over the years has been a result of having longevity in the local marketplace and a keen understanding of the economic climate. We have developed viable and affordable solutions to help businesses grow and prosper – that’s what continues to set us apart from the national and regional banks.” stated Radde.
As for the next chapter for Radde, he says his future plans are to stay active in his community and to spend time with his wife and grandchildren.
Assuming Radde’s role as Market President of Berrien County will be David Eifler.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Albion College as well as a Masters of Business Administration from Central Michigan University. Eifler has over 30 years of commercial banking experience in Southwest Michigan and brings extensive and broad-based experience to Horizon and has served the region’s customer base of manufacturing, metal working, automobile suppliers, retail, agriculture and real estate companies. As a corporate steward, he will help promote economic growth within the communities of Southwest Michigan.
About Horizon Bank
Horizon Bancorp is a locally owned, independent, commercial bank holding company serving Northern and Central Indiana and Southwest and Central Michigan and Central Ohio. Horizon also offers mortgage-banking services throughout the Midwest. Horizon Bancorp may be reached online at www.horizonbank.com. Its common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol HBNC.
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