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You. Your business. Your future.

home equity

Cash in on your home’s value with a home equity installment loan. Take advantage of a fixed 4.84% APR* for 72 months and use your home’s equity for more than just projects around the house.

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Looking to buy or refinance a home? We offer a wide variety of mortgage options to fit your needs. With competitive rates and terms ranging from 7 to 30 years, we can help find the right solution for you.

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business lending

When it comes to evolving your business and making it more profitable, appropriately structured financing can play a major role. Let us help you discover the right lending solutions to foster growth and meet the unique needs of your business.

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Our process begins with understanding our clients. We take inventory of your goals, preferences, and risk profile to develop a customized financial plan. We pride ourselves on developing client-focused solutions.

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we go beyond banking

Providing resources for dreams that matter and giving back to projects that make a difference.




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your hometown Cincinnati team


Ilaria Rawlins
Retail Region President


John Grossman 
Retail Market President, Cincinnati Central


Art Hammond
Retail Market President, Cincinnati West


Shane Wilken
Retail Market President, Cincinnati North


Chris Kleman, CFP®
Director of Investment Planning & Client Experience


Steve Schulte
Senior Private Banking Officer


Dave Cardell
Regional President 


Matt Reckman
Market President, Cincinnati


Jacob Holbrook
Market President, Northern Kentucky


Gena Stonefield
Mortgage Senior Sales Manager


Robie Suggs
Economic Development and Community Outreach Director

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because together we’re better


Business Capital Success Story

$4 million for a newly formed employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) to a growing construction materials company. 


SBA Success Story

$712,000 for an SBA 7A Term Loan Equipment and Leasehold Improvements for a tri-state craft brewery.

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