Community First Bank of Indiana Hires Keith Menner as SBA Lending Manager

Keith Menner SBA Lending Manager at Community First Bank of IndianaOctober 19, 2020 – Robb Blume, President and CEO of Community First Bank of Indiana, is pleased to announce the hiring of Keith Menner as SBA Lending Manager.

Keith has over 15 years of experience in SBA lending and advisory work with small business owners. Also, as a mortgage banking expert, Keith has extensive experience in all facets of commercial real estate lending, acquisition and financing with an emphasis on investment properties. Keith has more than three decades of experience advising commercial investors, developers and small business owners.

Bob Hickman, Chief Credit Officer of Community First Bank, said “We are excited to have Keith join our lending team in central Indiana. His depth of experience and expertise in government-guaranteed lending make him an outstanding addition to our bank. Helping small businesses grow and prosper is one of the primary functions of a community lender, and Keith’s addition is another example of Community First Bank’s commitment to serving the needs of our customers.”

Keith graduated from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. He went on to represent developers and income property lending on multifamily, office buildings and industrial sites through mortgage production. From there, Keith had much success creating high-volume production and SBA loans for banks/financial institutions. Keith is an active member at Mercy Road Church and has been involved with such urban ministries as Salvation Army, Wheeler Mission and Jireh Sports Ministry. In addition, Keith has led numerous United Way campaigns.

Community First Bank was chartered in 2003 in Kokomo, Indiana where they currently have three branches in Kokomo, two branches in Westfield, and a branch and loan production office in Noblesville. Additional information can be found at MEMBER FDIC, Equal Housing Lender