Michigan City, IN – Horizon Bank has opened a full service Spanish banking center in its LaPorte, Indiana branch located at 301 Boyd Blvd.
Horizon has expanded their services to provide Spanish speaking customers with personalized financial solutions for mortgage products, business services as well as credit education to help establish, repair and maintain credit. These efforts are to ensure the community that Horizon is dedicated to supporting diversity and inclusion and giving back to their local communities.
“Our team looks forward to helping everyone in LaPorte; those who speak English and Spanish and truly making a difference in the community” stated Angel Vega, Branch Manager. “Our advisors are ready to provide custom banking services and financial education as well as encourage home ownership and financial independence,” continued Vega.
“We opened our first bilingual branch in Whiting in 2019 and we’ve had a great response to the services provided there. Providing bilingual services to Spanish speaking customers in LaPorte is just another way we are fully committed to actively fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion in the communities we serve. We look forward to ensuring everyone is able to receive customized banking solutions, no matter what language they speak,” stated Jim Neff, President of Horizon Bank.
The LaPorte bilingual team is comprised of the following: Angel Vega, Branch Manager, Marlon Amaya, Customer Service Representative, and Tellers Betsi Medina Garcia, Cheri Stahl, Katie Liebbe, Jenifer Gutierrez Garcia and Jacqueline Calderon. There is also is a dedicated Mortgage Loan Originator, Peggy Loza and Community Lender Cristal Alcantar serving LaPorte County.
To celebrate, the branch will have a month long celebration starting on June 1st with refreshments.
About Horizon Bank
Horizon Bancorp is a locally owned, independent, commercial bank holding company serving Indiana and 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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Contact: Amy Phares
Public Relations Manager
Phone: (219) 874-9208
Fax: (219) 873-2628