INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Family owned and Indiana-based Salin Bank & Trust Company today announced that Amy Counts has joined Salin Bank as Vice President, Business Development Officer for the Columbus, Bartholomew County and Johnson County communities.
“We are extremely pleased to have Amy as part of the Salin Bank Business Development team,” says Frank Whelan, Salin Bank’s Vice President and Business Development Team Leader. “Salin Bank is committed to enhancing the communities where our customers live and work. A key part of this focus is working with businesses to provide the banking solutions they need to grow and succeed. Amy brings the skills and expertise to make significant contributions in this area.”
Counts has built an impressive career in the banking industry, establishing an area of specialization that includes business lending, SBA lending, treasury management, investments and merchant services.
Beginning in 2001, Counts served as a Commercial Sales Assistant for Union Federal Bank, followed by positions as a Commercial Underwriter at Old National Bank and Assistant Vice President, Business Banker, at Huntington National Bank.
Counts’ most recent position was with BMO Harris Bank as a Small Business Banker. In that role, Counts’ responsibilities included sourcing new business, working closely with underwriting partners and documentation specialists to see loans through from start to finish, and educating branch partners on the loan process, underwriting questions and various banking products.
In her new position with Salin Bank, Counts will be responsible for growing the bank’s business banking segment and working closely with businesses around Columbus and Indianapolis to find solutions for their banking needs.
“As an independent community bank, Salin Bank is committed to bringing the best-trained people on board as part of our team to reach out to our business customers. Amy’s previous business banking experience, her underwriting experience, treasury management knowledge and commitment to the local community will be great assets to our business clients,” Salin Bank’s Whelan notes.
Counts is a graduate of the Kelly School of Business at Indiana University and has a Bachelor’s of Science degree, with a concentration in Finance.
About Salin Bank & Trust Company
Salin Bank & Trust Company is one of Indiana’s largest family owned community banks, with more than $750 million in assets. Salin Bank & Trust Company operates 21 banking center locations in 10 Indiana counties serving Columbus, Delphi, Edinburgh, Flora, Fort Wayne, Galveston, Gas City, Kokomo, Lafayette, Logansport, Marion, West Lafayette, Fishers and Indianapolis. Recently, the bank has expanded its business lending efforts in Johnson, Monroe and Bartholomew Counties.