Horizon Bank Exceeds $500 Million Business Lending Milestone

horizon-ribbon-cutting-1Horizon Bank, an experienced leader in community banking, proudly announces that their commercial lending team has reached a milestone of having outstanding commercial loan balances of $500 Million - – the highest amount in Horizon’s history.

“Our advisors work very hard to provide great customer service, and this milestone is a testament to the high quality lending team that we have in place. One way that Horizon Bank is committed to the communities we serve, is by helping people achieve their business dreams. ”said Thomas Edwards, President and Chief Operating Officer.

Horizon’s expert financial advisors work with businesses to help prioritize immediate needs, assess long-term financing requirements, and then create a business loan package to meet those objectives. With an array of financial products and services, Horizon Bank has a proven track record of assisting business owners accomplish their goals.

Horizon Bancorp is a locally owned, independent, commercial bank holding company serving Northern and Central Indiana and Southwest Michigan through its commercial banking subsidiary Horizon Bank, NA. Horizon also offers mortgage-banking services throughout the Midwest. Horizon Bancorp may be reached online at www.accesshorizon.com . Its common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol HBNC.

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