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Horizon Bank Announces Mark R. Schoettmer as New Vice President, Government Loan Program Manager

Michigan City, IN — Lynn M. Kerber, Horizon Bank’s Executive Vice President, Senior Commercial Credit Officer, is pleased to announce the recent addition of Mark R. Schoettmer as New Vice President, Government Loan Program Manager. Schoettmer will be providing oversight of all government guaranteed commercial programs, including U.S. Small Business Administration, U.S.D.A, and state and local economic development loan programs. 

Schoettmer has over 30 years of experience in the financial industry including as a Vice President, SBA Specialist and Vice President, SBA Program Manager.  He also had previous roles as Market President and Region President and as a Consumer Lending Manager.

Schoettmer earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Ball State University with a major in Finance.  He is also completed the Graduate School of Banking at University of Wisconsin Madison.  Schoettmer is a volunteer at Southside Animal Rescue in Indianapolis IN.

Horizon Bank is an SBA Preferred Lender and actively utilizes the benefits of the 7(a) and 504 programs as well as USDA and State collateral programs, to help its business customers with a variety of financial transactions including equipment and real estate purchases, business acquisitions and expansions, working capital term loans and lines of credit, and many other eligible purposes.  

About Horizon Bancorp, Inc.

Horizon Bancorp, Inc. is an independent, commercial bank holding company serving Indiana and Michigan through its commercial banking subsidiary, Horizon Bank. Horizon Bancorp, Inc. may be reached online at Its common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol HBNC.

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