First Internet Bank announced that Tim Lamers has joined the Tempe, Arizona loan production office as Vice President of Commercial Banking, under the leadership of Neil Barna, Regional Vice President. In his new role, Mr. Lamers will engage with business clients and prospects throughout the greater Phoenix area to deliver flexible financial solutions including operating lines of credit as well as equipment and owner-occupied real estate financing. His portfolio may include manufacturers, distributors, small businesses and non-profit service organizations.
Mr. Lamers brings more than 20 years of commercial banking experience in new business generation, commercial lending and sales management. Prior to joining First Internet Bank, Mr. Lamers was a Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager for Wells Fargo Bank.
“We are delighted to have Tim’s commercial banking expertise and familiarity with the Phoenix market as we expand our presence in the southwest,” said Mr. Barna. “His customer-first mentality and passion for working to identify the right financial tools for his clients makes Tim a great complement to our team.”
“I’m thrilled to be a part of First Internet Bank and contribute to its continued growth,” said Mr. Lamers. “I look forward to becoming a critical business partner for existing and future clients, and providing the banking resources that address their most pressing financial needs.”
Mr. Lamers is active in local community events through the Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce and enjoys coaching youth sports. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing from Lakeland College in Wisconsin, and is also a graduate of the Wisconsin Bankers Association Commercial Lending School.
About First Internet Bank
First Internet Bank opened for business in 1999 as an industry pioneer in the branchless delivery of banking services. With assets of $2.4 billion as of June 30, 2017, the Bank now provides consumer and small business deposit, consumer loan, residential mortgage, and specialty finance services nationally. The Bank also offers commercial real estate loans, commercial and industrial loans and treasury management services in select geographies. Additional information about the Bank, including its products and services, is available at www.firstib.com. The Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of First Internet Bancorp (NASDAQ: INBK).