MERRILLVILLE, Ind.– Michael E. Schrage, President and CEO of Centier Bank, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren Zurbriggen as Financial Education and Community Outreach Coordinator at Centier Bank.
As part of her role in the Community Relations Department, Zurbriggen is launching a new series of financial literacy programs as a part of the bank’s larger Centier To You educational outreach initiative.
Zurbriggen shared that her goal for Centier To You is to not only provide individuals with information on how to improve their financial wellness, but to also answer questions and receive guidance from Centier’s experts.
“Our first outreach effort will focus on identity theft because December is Identity Theft Awareness and Prevention Month,” Zurbriggen said. “Centier associates throughout our footprint will be hosting education events at local libraries, companies, non-profit organizations and even inside Centier branches.”
Zurbriggen brings experience from over 10 years of working with non-profit organizations including Parents as Teachers, YMCA, and St. Jude House. Working with youth and families has been her core focus. Being fulfilled by helping others, she has a passion for community service making her a natural fit at Centier Bank.
“Over the years I have worked alongside countless families and individuals struggling to become financially independent. I am grateful that my role at Centier gives me the opportunity to provide individuals of all income levels the necessary tools and support to improve their financial wellbeing and ultimately, achieve their goals,” she explained.
About Centier Bank
Centier is the largest, private, family-owned bank in Indiana. Since 1895, Centier has stood firmly behind the "Not For Sale" commitment, pledging to associates, clients, and the communities served that it will continue to preserve independent hometown banking in Indiana. Centier has 63 retail locations, serving in 11 counties with over 900 associates.
Since 2007, Centier Bank has been among the top “Best Places to Work in Indiana” by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and received national attention by American Banker magazine as the Top Best Bank to Work For in Indiana and the top ten in the U.S.A. For more information on Centier products and services, visit centier.com.