Michael E. Schrage, President and CEO of Centier Bank, is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Thurman as its Financial Intelligence Unit Manager serving in the bank’s Corporate Centre.

As the Financial Intelligence Unit Manager, Thurman manages the security of branches, support BSA / AML and fraud investigations. He is a 27-year veteran of the Valparaiso Police Department, where he served as a detective for his last 9-years of his career. The Governors State University alumnus graduated from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in 1992, is a past member of the Northwest Indiana Major Crimes Task Force and has certifications from the Reid School of Interviewing’s advanced program.

“As the banking industry continues to evolve, Center considers the security of its associates and clients of utmost importance,” said Thurman. “I am excited to lend my experience to support the protection of clients and their finances.”

For more information on Centier Bank, visit www.centier.com.

About Centier Bank

Centier is the largest, private, family-owned bank in Indiana. Since 1895, Centier has stood firmly behind the “Not For Sale” commitment, pledging to associates, clients, and the communities served that it will continue to preserve independent hometown banking in Indiana. Centier has 61 retail locations, serving in 11 counties with over 900 associates.

Since 2007, Centier Bank has been among the top “Best Places to Work in Indiana” by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and received national attention by American Banker magazine as the Top Best Bank to Work For in Indiana and the top ten in the U.S.A. For more information on Centier products and services, visit www.centier.com.