1st Source Named SBA Community Lender of the Year
South Bend, IN – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has recognized 1st Source as the Great Lakes Community Lender of the Year for Indiana. 1st Source received the award as the bank that best embodies community lending and embraces the SBA program.
“As the #1 SBA volume lender in northern Indiana, 1st Source is proud of our strong SBA lending program,” said Joe Kuzmitz, 1st Source Senior Vice President of Business Banking. “We’ve helped many companies in our community utilize SBA loans, growing their business and adding jobs as a result. The SBA expertise of our lenders has really made a difference.”
Carrie Kosac, 1st Source SBA Manager, accepted the award for the bank at the SBA Great Lakes Lenders Conference in Detroit.
1st Source has been consistently recognized by the SBA in recent years for assisting local businesses obtain SBA loans. Last year, 1st Source received the SBA’s Great Lakes Region Diversity Lender of the Year Award. The bank also received the Indiana SBA Community Lender Award in 2013.
1st Source Corporation, parent company of 1st Source Bank, has assets of $4.93 billion and is the largest locally controlled financial institution headquartered in the northern Indiana-southwestern Michigan area. The Corporation includes 78 banking centers in 17 counties, 21 1st Source Bank Specialty Finance Group locations nationwide, nine Trust and Wealth Management locations and eight 1st Source Insurance offices.
1st Source common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under “SRCE” and appears in the National Market System tables in many daily newspapers under the code name “1st Src.” For 150 years, 1st Source has been committed to the success of the communities it serves. For more information, visit www.1stsource.com.
Media contact: Angie Dvorak, (574) 235-2000