Horizon Bank Opens Loan Center in Holland Michigan


Michigan City, IN — Horizon Bank announces the opening of a loan center in Holland, Michigan, at 77 East 8th Street on July 9, 2018 to serve the needs of the local community in Ottawa County.


Mike Townsend, Vice President, Mortgage Sales Manager will be leading a great team who have been serving Holland Michigan residents for years. Laree Waanders, Mortgage Loan officer and Jennifer Matti, Mortgage Processor will be the key advisors in that office.


“I am honored and excited to bring an experienced team of professional community bankers to Holland and the Lakeshore. We look forward to chatting with new and old friends alike for the opportunity to build quality, lifelong relationships,” stated Townsend.


“We look forward to expanding our West Michigan footprint into Holland. Horizon is focused on providing exceptional service to the Holland market. We are hiring advisors that understand, engage and live in the Holland community,” stated David Quade, Regional President of Michigan.


Strategically located in the heart of beautiful Holland, the new location will focus on serving customers with a robust line of mortgage products. Horizon sees it as a first step into the market, with potential expansion of services in the future.


Horizon Bank has experienced a strong period of growth in recent years, with new locations throughout southern and central Michigan and Indiana. The bank prides itself on making solid commitments to the communities in which it operates, and on providing sensible advice on diverse financial needs.


Horizon Bancorp is a locally owned, independent, commercial bank holding company serving Northern and Central Indiana and Southwest and Central Michigan through its commercial banking subsidiary Horizon Bank. 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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