Ridgestone Bank Expands Presence in Indiana Market

INDIANAPOLIS (July 1, 2015) – Ridgestone Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Karl Zachmann to its SBA and USDA Commercial Lending Team as a Vice-President, Commercial Lending in its Indianapolis office. Zachmann will utilize his vast experience in SBA lending to provide diversified loan options to small and mid-sized businesses in the Indiana area.

Zachmann has succeeded in the banking industry for more than 26 years through positions of increasing responsibility in SBA and commercial lending as well as leadership and sales positions. Zachmann’s commitment to business owners coupled with his experience covering all aspects of the commercial lending process, make him uniquely qualified to get deals properly structured, approved and closed for his clients. Zachmann has consistently been a top performing SBA relationship manager in the country and has generated significant SBA loan volume throughout the Indiana market.  

“Karl’s commitment to small businesses makes him a great asset to the Ridgestone team,” said Bruce Lammers, president and CEO of Ridgestone Bank. “Expanding our loan production office in Indiana aligns with our goal of providing business owners throughout the Midwest with unique loan opportunities available through government guaranteed lending.”

Ridgestone Bank is a privately-held bank with full-service branch locations in Brookfield, Wis. and Schaumburg, Ill., as well lenders in Indianapolis, Northeast Wisconsin, Northcentral Wisconsin, Tennessee, Southern California, Ohio and Madison, Wis.  Founded in 1995, the bank is a leader in small business and government guaranteed lending nationwide.  Distinguished by the SBA as an “SBA Preferred Lender,” Ridgestone Bank is a top 10 SBA lender in the nation is the number one SBA lender in Illinois and is the number one SBA lender in its asset size in Wisconsin.  Ridgestone Bank is a leader in USDA lending in the United States and has been recognized as a valued partner by the USDA for its commitment to small businesses.  For more information, visit


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