Salin Bank Hires VP

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Indianapolis-based Salin Bank & Trust Co. has named Frank Whelan vice president. He most recently served in a similar position at Bank of Montreal - BMO Harris Bank.

November 18, 2013

News Release

Indianapolis, Ind. -- Family owned and Indiana-based Salin Bank today announced that Frank Whelan has joined Salin Bank as Vice President and Business Development Team Leader.

Whelan brings two decades of experience in the financial services and investment field to his new position. Most recently, Whelan served as Vice President of a Canadian financial institution, Bank of Montreal -- BMO Harris Bank.

"We could not be happier that Frank has become part of the Salin Bank family," says Chuck Gearhart, Senior Vice President. "At Salin Bank, we pride ourselves on continuously working with business clients and helping them achieve their financial objectives. Frank has the leadership and lending experience to lead our team and make key contributions in these areas."

He will be responsible for helping businesses throughout the state in meeting their financial goals and objectives. He will also train and coach Salin Bank's team of small business bankers. Whelan will focus on building a risk and profitability driven sales culture as well as actively growing the bank's small business portfolio.

"As an independent, community bank, Salin Bank strongly believes in having the best-trained people on our team to reach out to customers with not only the personal, one-on-one service that Salin Bank is known for but also provide clients with financial products and resources that can help grow their financial future. Frank’s previous experience and industry knowledge will be an excellent benefit for Salin Bank’s customers," Gearhart adds.

Whelan is a graduate of Hobart College, with a Bachelor's of Arts degree in political science. An active member in his local community, Whelan serves as President of the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir’s Board of Directors and is a past member of the Carmel Arts Council Board.

About Salin Bank

Salin Bank is a family owned, community bank, and one of the top 10 chartered banks in Indiana with assets of more than $750 million. Salin Bank currently operates 21 banking locations in 10 Indiana counties.

Source: Salin Bank & Trust Co.