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Chris Chatfield
VP Business Banking Officer
3853 45th Street
Highland IN  46322
(219) 531-5398
cchatfield@firstmerchants.com

 

Rene Martin
First Vice President
First Merchants Bank
855 Thornapple Way
Valparaiso, IN 46385
rmartin@firstmerchants.com
(219) 476-2707

 

Tami Pae
Senior VP
First Merchants Bank
3853 45th St
Highland, IN 46322
tpae@firstmerchants.com
(219) 228-2155

 

John Novosel
First Vice President
First Merchants Bank
7650 Harvest Drive
Schererville, IN 46375
jnovosel@firstmerchants.com
(219) 227-3058

 

Scott Steinwart
Sr. Vice President
First Merchants Bank
855 Thornapple Way
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Ssteinwart@firstmerchants.com
(219) 476-2709

 

John Freyek
Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager
First Merchants Bank
255 N. Main Street
Crown Point, IN 46307
jfreyek@firstmerchants.com
(219) 513-5401 (phone)
(765) 378-1790 (fax) 

 

Paul W. Orner
Vice President
Relationship Manager III | Commercial Loans
First Merchants Bank
1720 - 45th St.
Munster, IN 46321
porner@firstmerchants.com
(219) 513-5220 (phone)
(765) 378-1790 (fax) 

 

Dale Clapp
Executive Vice President
First Merchants Bank
707 Ridge Road
Munster, IN 46321
dclapp@firstmerchants.com
(219) 513-5138

 

Scott C. Casbon
Vice President
First Merchants Bank
3853 45th Street
Highland, IN 46322
scasbon@firstmerchants.com
(219) 513-5407

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Regional Development Company (RDC) is a Certified Development Company, licensed by the U.S. Small Business Administration.  We serve northern Indiana businesses seeking funding to help grow their company.

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3601 W 183rd Avenue, Unit B
Hazel Crest IL 60429 (map)
phone: 708.960.3177

1757 Thornapple Circle
Valparaiso, Indiana 46385 (map)
phone: 219.476.0504
fax: 219.476.4141