Promoted from her role of Assistant Vice President, Client Relationship Banker, Juli Eckel, assumes the officer appointment of Vice President of Commercial Lending. In her twelve-year tenure with MutualBank, Juli served Mutual clients in various business capacities as the first-ever Business Services Officer, Cash Management Manager and most recently, as Client Relationship Banker. Combining her cash management and deposit experience with commercial lending enables Juli to serve as a comprehensive resource to Mutual clients.
As a business owner – as well as a support to her husband, a graphic design business owner – Juli understands the hard work, passion, and stress associated with growing one’s business. Whether purchasing equipment or a piece of property, Juli is a business owner’s advocate and commits to making banking more convenient for her clients. She is a recent graduate of Indiana Bankers Association’s Commercial Lending School and attended Indiana University Fort Wayne. Quoting Albert Schweitzer, Juli says, “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”
MutualFirst Financial, Inc. is a bank holding company, founded in 1889 and headquartered in Muncie, Indiana. Its wholly-owned subsidiary, MutualBank, serves people and businesses through retail and commercial banking, MutualFinancial Investment Services, and MutualWealth Management Group. With 39 locations in 16 Indiana counties and one location in New Buffalo, Michigan, MutualBank offers solutions for nearly every financial need. MutualBank also operates a wholly-owned subsidiary, SummitMortgage, out of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Traded on the NASDAQ National Market under the symbol “MFSF”, learn more at www.BankWithMutual.com.###