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10/20/2016 8:06 AM (ET)

STAR Financial Bank hires private banker, Amanda Kinneman, and relationship manager, Michele Myers, who bring a combined 55 years of financial/banking experience. Another employee,  David Tracey, has been promoted to Investment Officer. more...

7/7/2016 3:52 PM (ET)

STAR Bank Names Chief Financial Officer

STAR Financial Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of its first new Chief Financial Officer in 30+ years: Gavin A. Mohr. As CFO, Mohr will oversee the bank’s accounting, asset and liability management, treasury functions, capital planning, and the execution of STAR’s short and long-term strategic plan. more....

6/2/2016 9:37 AM (ET)

STAR Bank Announces "Capture the Community" Contest

As STAR Bank embarks on its most significant capital investment in years, it is reaching out to photographers, both amateur and professional alike, to capture the life and spirit of our communities to decorate the walls of six northeast Indiana branches scheduled for renovation in 2016, and a new modern facility to be located on Scott Road in Fort Wayne. more....

4/11/16 12:01 PM (ET)

STAR Bank Names Director of Technology

STAR Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Tim Webb to Director of Technology. Webb joined STAR in 2009 and has 12 years’ experience, most recently as Systems Administrator. more....

4/1/16 8:00 AM (ET)

STAR Insurance Agency Celebrates Its 100 Year Legacy

With origins going back to 1916, when Charles Estlick began selling fire and wind insurance to farmers, STAR Insurance celebrates its 100th birthday on Friday, April 1st. more....

12/30/15 9:15 AM (ET)

STAR Chief Operating Officer, Kristin Marcuccilli, Featured in January 2016 IBA Hoosier Banker

Kristin Marcuccilli, Fort Wayne President of the Future Leadership Division, shares her insights on the benefits of this dynamic group of the Indiana Bankers Association. more....

11/19/15 4:53 PM (ET)

STAR Treasurer, Gavin Mohr, Featured in WPTA 21Alive Report Regarding Rate Hikes

No commitment yet, but the Federal Reserve may take action next month to raise interest rates for the first time in more than 9 years. How would such a move impact more....

11/12/15 9:00 AM (ET)

STAR Bank welcome Tim Gardner as VP, Director of Marketing & Communications

STAR Bank welcomes Tim Gardner as Director of Marketing & Communications. He is responsible for the day-to-day management and delivery of STAR’s integrated marketing plan and the optimization of STAR’s communication channels. Tim has more than 20 years’ experience, most recently as Marketing and Sales Director at Zimmer in Warsaw more...

11/12/15 8:00 AM (ET)

STAR Bank Employees Donate Awards to Region Food Banks

Recently, the Wellness Committee of STAR Financial Bank challenged its employees to "get off the couch" in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, a time when people tend to do more eating and less moving. During the 6-week challenge, employees were asked to check-in with weekly emails, detailing the activities that got them off the couch and moving. Employees who registered for the challenge and actively participated for the full six weeks received a $25 award more...

8/10/15 10:05 AM (ET)

STAR Bank welcomes Greg Barnes, Jr.

STAR Bank is pleased to welcome Greg Barnes, Jr. as Senior Retail Sales Officer. Barnes is responsible for the management of retail sales efforts in STAR’s northern footprint, which consists of 15 banking centers in 7 cities, including Fort Wayne, Columbia City, Angola and Kendallville more...

6/15/15 8:00 AM (ET)

STAR Bank Launches New Responsive Website

STAR Bank is pleased to announce the launch of their new website, “Our new website is more agile, intuitive, and easier to navigate, enabling visitors easier access to all of the valuable products and services STAR has to offer,” announced Kristin Marcuccilli more...

 05/20/15 10:45 AM (ET)

STAR Bank Named Five Star Member at the 2015 IBA Mega Conference

STAR Bank was recognized as a Five Star Member of the Indiana Bankers Association (IBA) at the IBA 2015 Mega Conference on May 12 in downtown Indianapolis. STAR earned the award in recognition of its commitment to the IBA in the areas of political awareness, issues advocacy, life-long learning, volunteerism and Preferred Service Provider utilization.

01/07/15 2:07 PM (ET)

Rich Beck featured in Business People - "MBA 101 - Teacher Knows Best"

An outside eye can help business leaders identify their errors. Richard E. Beck Jr. teaches businesses to put things in perspective and keep a clear vision. Incorporating better organizational efficiencies should begin with an understanding of the principles taught by W. Edwards Deming, the father of quality. In all the more...

12/17/14 8:00 AM (ET)

STAR Bank featured in Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly - "A Deposit on the Future"

With advances in computer and mobile technology, banks in Indiana are relying more and more on automation to improve efficiency and productivity. And the shift has not cost many workers in the industry their jobs. “In the past few years, it has changed everything that we’re doing,” said Kristin Marcuccilli, chief operating officer of more...

12/08/14 9:14 AM (ET)

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to Name New Estate Guardian for Local Veterans

For more than twenty years, STAR Bank has been honored to provide estate guardian services to Indiana veterans. Due to changing economies and the recent retirement of employees who specialized in providing this service, STAR has made the difficult decision to transition out of this unique guardianship service. STAR is working diligently to ensure more...


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