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David Taylor Joins Greencastle Branch as Senior Loan Officer

We are excited to announce the addition of David Taylor as a senior loan officer to our GreencDavid Taylorastle branch.  He was previously at Farm Credit Mid-America and also spent 14 years at First National Bank, Cloverdale as a vice president. He started in the banking industry in 1990.

David serves as the treasurer of the Putnam County Public Library board of trustees and is a graduate of DePauw University.


Announcing our Greencastle branch; Welcome to Cynthia Mattox as branch manager!

We continue to grow into new markets and are excited to announce the opening of our GreeCynthiaMattoxncastle branch.  Cynthia Mattox has been hired to serve as VP/Branch Manager of both our Greencastle and Avon branches.

Cynthia had been with University Lending Group for the past three years as VP, Branch Manager.  She started in the banking/lending industry 20 years ago.  She will continue to serve Putnam and Hendricks counties, along with the surrounding areas in her new role with Ruoff.

She is a graduate of Ivy Tech State College and is a current member of the Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce. In the past, Mattox has served on both the Chamber board and the Putnam County Visitors Bureau board.  She is also an affiliate member of both Putnam and Hendricks County MIBOR Associations.

Ruoff Opens Crown Point office; Hires Dean Niepokoj as VP/Branch Manager

DeanNiepokojWe are excited to announce the opening of our 13th location in the state (and our 15th location overall) in Crown Point. And we are pleased to announce that Dean Niepokoj (pronounced Neh-peh-coy) will head up that office as VP/Branch Manager.

Dean had been with Fifth Third Bank for the past 15 years, serving more recently as an assistant vice president.  He started in the banking/lending industry in 1983.  He is a member of the Indiana Mortgage Bankers – Dune Land Chapter, secretary of the Southlake YMCA Advisory Board, and has served in the past with Crown Point Lions Club, Children’s Heart Association Indiana Chapter, and Gary City Wide.

He is a graduate of Indiana University.

Mark Music, president & CEO of Ruoff Home Mortgage, is thrilled to have Niepokoj join the management and sales team. “With Dean’s vast knowledge and experience on all loan products, coupled with his 30+ year career span in banking and in the mortgage industry, it gives him the advantage of understanding all sides of the business and to communicate well with his referral partners and clients alike.  We look forward to Dean and his team having a strong presence in the Crown Point areas, providing unparalleled customer service and loan options.”

The Crown Point office is temporarily located at 216 E. Joliet.