Partners of Life: Best of Banking, Finance, & Law

Partners of Life: Best of Banking, Finance, & Law

Throughout Northwest Indiana there are some truly great banking, finance, and wealth management experts who offer their clients the service and satisfaction that set them above many other companies in the region.

From Lake County to La Porte County, and every community in between, these establishments not only manage your finances but they build truly meaningful relationships and get to know each of their clients to figure out the best, most fundamentally sound ways to reach their goals and aspirations.

Here’s a look into what makes these region banks and wealth management firms special:

regional-banning-1CEO Jill Banning Knew She Was Home From Day One at REGIONAL Federal Credit Union Click Here to Read More

In just six years, Jill Banning went from getting her foot into the door of REGIONAL Federal Credit Union to becoming the CEO and President of the Northwest Indiana-based company.

Lakeside-Lifers-Highlight-What-Makes-Lakeside-Wealth-Management-Special‘Lakeside Lifers’ Highlight What Makes Lakeside Wealth Management Special Click Here to Read More

Lakeside Wealth Management is a leading wealth advisory firm based in Chesterton and what makes the company exceptional is the people. Whether you’re working with an advisor, an administrator or a member of the support staff, you know that you’re being taken care of by professionals who care about securing your financial future and making Northwest Indiana a better place to live and work.

Purdue-Federal-Best-Place-to-Work-in-Indiana-2017Purdue Federal Named 'Best Place to Work in Indiana’ for Seventh Year in a Row Click Here to Read More

For the seventh year in a row, Purdue Federal Credit Union (Purdue Federal) has been recognized by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce as a Best Place to Work in Indiana. Purdue Federal ranked second of 21 medium-sized companies in the 2017 Best Places to Work in Indiana competition.

Three-1st-Source-Bank-Colleagues-Committed-to-Community-Playing-Big-Role-in-Major-Local-NonprofitsThree 1st Source Bank Colleagues Committed to Community, Playing Big Role in Major Local Nonprofits Click Here to Read More

For 1st Source Bank, giving back and being committed to the communities in which it operates is a fundamental trait embedded into the fabric of the company. Making each community a better place to live, work and raise a family is at the forefront of the regional bank’s mission.

kotyswealth wesandsarah2017Wes & Sarah Kotys Are Living Their Dream at Kotys Wealth Professionals Click Here to Read More

Wes and Sarah Kotys’ journey to build Kotys Wealth Professionals into the company it is today started with an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to build deep, meaningful relationships based around the idea that, as Wes puts it, “You’re our client, not your money.”

Oak-Partners-Family-Fun-Night-Central-Park-2017_01Oak Partners, Inc. Provides Clients, Families a Fun Evening at Central Park Plaza Ice Rink Click Here to Read More

On Wednesday, Oak Partners, Inc continued to build their presence in Valparaiso by inviting clients and their families to the new Central Park Plaza Ice Rink in downtown Valparaiso for an evening of skating. Oak Partners expected around 160 clients and family members to attend the event for which they rented out the facility and ice rink for the entire evening.

Horizon-Bank-Slicer-Branch-2016La Porte High School & Horizon Bank Creating Opportunities for Students Through “Slicer Branch” Click here to read more

Preparing high schoolers to go off to college or enter the workforce after graduating is an incredibly important part of the high school experience. To ensure that students have the greatest chance for success, La Porte High School and Horizon Bank have teamed up to promote financial literacy and prepare students for the future.

The-New-Kids-on-the-Block-Who-is-CCSK-LawThe New Kids on the Block: Who is CCSK Law? Click here to read more

The group of Valparaiso University Law graduates of CCSK Law are on a mission to change the delivery of law, to redefine the practice of law. Lofty, yes, but doable, they say. CCSK is Isaac Carr, Jordan Chelovich, RG Skadberg, and Kurt Kazmierczak; lawyers whose main goals are to lower hurdles for clients and simplify the law so clients understand to how to find solutions.

Hartman-Global-IP-Law-Working-with-The-Fischer-GroupHartman Global IP Law Working with NWI’s The Fischer Group to Bring Energy Efficiency to Industries Across the Country Click here to read more

Recently, Hartman Global IP Law helped secure patents for one region company that is truly on the cutting edge of their industry. The Fischer Group (TFG) is celebrating 20 years in 2017 and their expertise and innovation has led to them to create and lead their industry in energy efficient control solutions.

GIS-Employees_01Volunteering and Serving Come Hand in Hand for GIS Employees Click here to read more

For General Insurance Services’ employees, their responsibilities do not just lie in insurance quotes, numbers, and sitting behind a desk. No, they are manning booths, running races, handing out food, or just engaging with the Northwest Indiana community as much as they can. Whether it is appearing at Rotary Club meetings every week or volunteering in at local event, the staff at GIS understand the importance of giving back to the community.

First-Trust-Credit-Union-Awards-5000First Trust Credit Union Awards $5,000 in Scholarships in 2017 Click here to read more

First Trust Credit Union is proud to have awarded five $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors at high schools in LaPorte, Porter and Jasper Counties. The First Trust Bachelor’s Degree Scholarship and Apprenticeship, Certification, or Associates Program Scholarship winners were chosen based on their enrollment in an accredited institution for post high school education or training, scholastic achievement, involvement in high school and community activities, essay and a letter of recommendation from a teacher.