Meet the Team: Your Vandalia-Butler Office

4 separate images of the Minster Bank Vandalia-Butler office team members

At Minster Bank, we’re excited for the upcoming opening of our new Vandalia-Butler office. We’re also excited to introduce the team members who will be serving you at this location. Get to know our team members below!  Amanda Anderson, Branch Manager Amanda has more than 10 years of experience in mortgage and consumer lending. She… Read more »

[Audio] Financial Tips to Help Small Businesses During Reopening

Minster Bank Community Voices image with Dan Heitmeyer

As businesses in many states begin to reopen, it’s time to be vigilant about your financial decisions and make ones to strengthen your company. Listen to or read a summary below as Dan Heitmeyer, vice president of commercial banking at Minster Bank, offers expert advice for business owners. You can also click on specific topics… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Elaine Evers

Minster Bank staff 45 years ago

Elaine Evers has been at Minster Bank for 45 years and is planning a well-deserved retirement in July. Here’s what she says has changed over the years and what she’s always enjoyed about working at Minster Bank. Working at Minster Bank: Then and Now Evers hadn’t been looking for a job at Minster Bank when… Read more »

Try These 3 Tasty and Healthy On-the-Go Snacks

Homemade oat energy bars, strawberry fruit roll-ups and celery sticks with peanut butter and raisins ants on a log make for tasty and healthy travel snacks

Following a healthy meal regimen is challenging when your family is always on the move. Sitting around the dinner table might have been replaced by a detour to a fast food drive-thru. While you can buy pre-made, packaged snacks to regulate your family’s nutritional intake, you can save money and avoid preservatives by making your… Read more »

Minster Bank Helps Local Manufacturing Business Remain Open

Steve Staub and Sandy Keplinger of Staub Manufacturing Solutions in Dayton, Ohio

Manufacturing businesses are the backbones of many strong Ohio communities. Staub Manufacturing Solutions in Dayton is just one example – and sibling-owners Steve Staub and Sandy Keplinger said Minster Bank is one reason that’s going to continue.  Read more about why they chose Minster Bank and what their Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan application experience… Read more »

Community Voices: How to Invest During 2020

Retro microphone with minster bank community voices with steve eiting wealth management advisor text

In our Minster Bank Community Voices podcast series, we’re giving you expert advice and tips from the professionals inside our organization.  Today, we hear from Steve Eiting, a wealth management advisor at Minster Bank with more than 20 years of industry experience, on what you should be thinking about for investing in 2020.  Listen to… Read more »

How to Lead an Effective Virtual Meeting

Holding a virtual meeting on a tablet with four coworkers

Gathering your team for a meeting can be one of the most valuable, effective ways to solve problems and plan goals.  But a meeting can also be a waste of time and money if no one contributes and nothing is accomplished. Plus, when employees are working from home, there are even more distractions to take… Read more »

Opening Soon: New Minster Bank Vandalia-Butler Office

Black and white rendering of new minster bank vandalia ohio office

We’re excited to announce our newest office, located off North Dixie Drive in Vandalia, is projected to open by mid-July.  “With the opening of this office, we’ll be able to serve a new area and bring them the same personal service that our customers have come to know and trust for the past 100-plus years,”… Read more »

“I Want Everybody to Know Just How Good They Are”: Local Lawyer Praises Minster Bank

Portrait of James Utrecht with Utrecht Law Offices of Troy Ohio

When the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) opened up, Troy, Ohio, attorney James Utrecht knew he needed to work with an experienced bank to secure the funding. He chose Minster Bank – specifically, working with his long-time contact, senior commercial loan officer Jerry Herbe. “He got my application together, approved and funded in seven days,”… Read more »

3 Ways to Make Your Car Last Longer

Father teaches his son how to make a car last longer

In a tougher economic climate, it’s important to save money where you can. One of the most expensive purchases you might be facing is a new car. But did you know you can take easy steps to make your car last longer and delay having to buy a new one? Follow these tips below to… Read more »