Community First Bank Hires Mark Malin as Chief Leadership and People Development Officer

headshot of Mark Malin, Chief Leadership and People Development OfficerOctober 24, 2022 – Community First Bank of Indiana (CFB) announced that Mark Malin has joined the bank as Chief Leadership and People Development Officer. Mark brings over 35 years of experience in the nonprofit and leadership development space.

Robb Blume, President and CEO, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Mark to the Community First family. Our organization’s success is dependent upon our people, and we strive to attract and provide personalized development opportunities for the banking industry’s top talent. Mark’s experience building leadership teams will allow us to continuously improve our organization in the ways we serve our customers and our employees.”

Prior to joining the bank, Mark was the Multisite Director at Northview Church based in Carmel, IN. He also spent 34 years as the founding Lead Pastor of Oakbrook Ministries, a multisite church based in Kokomo, IN. Outside of ministry, Mark has spent many years consulting professionals and private sector organizations to uncover their unique gifts and achieve their leadership potential. Mark is a 1980 graduate of Clark Summit University. He currently serves as a regular volunteer and guest speaker for Valley of Grace, which provides addiction recovery services in Indiana. Mark has lived in Kokomo with his wife Ronda for 39 years and together they have 4 children and 10 grandchildren.

About the bank: Community First Bank (CFB) was chartered in 2003 in Kokomo, Indiana and is committed to keeping outstanding customer service, local decision-making, and relationship-building at its core. The locally owned and operated bank currently has branches in Indianapolis, Kokomo, Westfield, and Noblesville. CFB has been named as one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana for 8 consecutive years by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. Additional information can be found at MEMBER FDIC, Equal Housing Lender