Centier Bank appoints Lauren Staten as manager of bank’s Hobart Strack and Van Til branch

Centier Bank appoints Lauren Staten as manager of bank’s Hobart Strack and Van Til branch

Michael E. Schrage, CEO and Chairman of Centier Bank, is pleased to announce Lauren Staten has been appointed as branch manager of the bank’s Hobart Strack and Van Til in-store branch.

Staten came to Centier Bank in 2015, and has worked in various banking roles for 11 years. She said the best part of her job is getting to know her clients personally and knowing they feel welcome every time they walk in.

“I love being a part of the Centier family,” Staten said. “I am happy to come to work each and every day and greet our clients with a smile and help them with their banking needs.”

Carla Houck, Regional Sales Manager at Centier Bank, said Staten brings a positive energy to her team at the Hobart Strack and Van Til branch, and her love of volunteering and giving back to the community exemplifies Centier’s Servant Heart Leadership.

“Lauren is devoted to her team and her clients, and I know she will lead the Hobart Strack and Van Til branch with enthusiasm,” Houck explained.

Staten lives in Merrillville with her husband, Lathaniel and their two children.

For more information about Lauren Staten, email lstaten@centier.com or call 219-963-1020 ext. 3451. For more information about Centier Bank, go to centier.com.

About Centier Bank

Centier is the largest, private, family-owned bank in Indiana. Since 1895, Centier has stood firmly behind the "Not For Sale" commitment, pledging to associates, clients, and the communities served that it will continue to preserve independent hometown banking in Indiana. Centier has 63 retail locations, serving in 11 counties with over 900 associates.

Centier Bank was recognized as the #1 Bank in the State of Indiana by Forbes in 2019 and 2020. Additionally, Centier Bank has been among the top “Best Places to Work in Indiana” by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and received national attention by American Banker magazine as the Top Best Bank to Work For in Indiana and #11 in the U.S.A. For more information on Centier products and services, visit www.centier.com.