Michael E. Schrage, President and CEO of Centier Bank, is pleased to announce the appointment of Cristal Brisco as a new member of Centier’s Board of Directors.

Brisco is an executive-experienced attorney and currently serves as Magistrate Judge for the St. Joseph Circuit Court. Previously, she has served as General Counsel for the Corporation of Saint Mary’s College – Notre Dame and Chief Legal Counsel for Mayor Pete Buttigieg through the City of South Bend’s Executive Branch.

“I am excited to join the leadership team at Centier Bank and helping support its mission of being a community partner throughout Indiana,” explained Brisco. “Centier’s commitment to building communities through banking, financial literacy, and volunteerism is exemplary, and I look forward to contributing to the direction of this family-owned organization.”

Brisco has been named to Lawyers of Color Magazine’s “Hot List” and a “Rising Star” by the Indiana Super Lawyers organization, among many other honors. Brisco holds a B.A. in History from Valparaiso University (cum laude) and a J.D. from the University of Notre Dame. She currently serves as a Board Member of the Notre Dame Law School Association and is a member of the Nominating and Audit Committees for the Indiana State Bar Association.

“As an accomplished attorney and judge, Cristal has a wealth of experience from which our entire team can benefit,” explained Mike Schrage, President and CEO of Centier Bank. “As we continue to grow throughout the state, her experience and knowledge will be a great resource for our leadership.”

Centier Bank continues to grow throughout the state, especially in the Michiana region, with a new branch in Elkhart’s downtown slated to open in August. This will be Centier’s 10th branch in Michiana and fourth in Elkhart County.

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.