Lake City Bank celebrates new branch in Elkhart River District, the bank’s 52nd office
Lake City Bank is celebrating the opening of its 52nd office with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 pm on Wednesday, March 23, inside the branch lobby at 240 E. Jackson Blvd, Suite #103, Elkhart, IN 46516.
The new office is part of Elkhart’s River District and is Lake City Bank’s 11th location in Elkhart County. The Elkhart community is welcome to join for the ribbon cutting ceremony and tour the branch. Light refreshments will be provided and branch staff will be available to answer questions.
“The River District is a reflection of the entrepreneurial spirit of Elkhart, and we are very happy to reinforce our position as Elkhart’s community bank with this office. 32 years after we opened our first office in Elkhart, this next generation banking office represents our commitment to its future. While other banks are closing offices here, we are proud to be opening new offices in Elkhart,” said David M. Findlay, President and Chief Executive Officer.
The full-service branch provides technology-driven banking solutions for business and retail clients as well as direct access to specialists in commercial lending, wealth advisory and retirement services. Twelve Lake City Bank team members from these business units have moved into the new office. It is open Monday through Thursday from 9 am to 5 pm and Friday from 9 am to 5:30 pm.
“Elkhart has been an exceptional place for the Lake City Bank team, and we love our clients in this community. As our growth continues, we’re excited to expand our comprehensive banking services in Elkhart,” said Stephanie R. Leniski, Senior Vice President, Chief Retail Banking Officer. “The new office is another example of Lake City Bank’s commitment to providing the best banking experience in every Indiana community within our footprint.”
Lake City Bank is pleased to announce that Melissa J. Blosser, Vice President, Retail Banking Regional Manager, will manage the new Elkhart River District office. In addition to her regional leadership role, Blosser leads sales and service efforts in the branch, manages the daily operations of the office and supports office staff in their efforts to provide quality service and build customer relationships. She has been with the bank for 12 years. Blosser volunteers with the Boys and Girls Club of Elkhart, where she is a board member, the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce, where she is a leadership academy liaison and leadership council member, and the DW Victim Advocacy Center, where she is a board member.
Lake City Bank, a $6.6 billion bank headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana, is the sixth largest bank headquartered in the state, and the largest bank 100% invested in Indiana. Lake City Bank operates 52 branch offices in northern and central Indiana, delivering technology-driven solutions in a client-centric way to individuals and businesses. The bank is the single bank subsidiary of Lakeland Financial Corporation (Nasdaq Global Select/LKFN).