Senior Partner / Lending
600 E. 84th Avenue, Merrillville, IN 46410
As the Senior Partner and Senior Manager of all lending functions for Centier, Darrell Jaggers is responsible for the strategic direction and business development efforts for all business, consumer and residential mortgage lending located across Northern and Central Indiana.
Raised in Central Indiana, Darrell was educated at Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis. He has spent most of his 30+ year business career in banking, arranging credit for all sectors of the real estate, C & I and small business industries in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne, Indiana, Austin, Texas and Northern Indiana.
Community banking is the heart and soul of economic development and job growth for our communities is one of Darrell’s strong beliefs. He also feels that being a professional banker means more than just offering financial services and products to customers. It means being involved in all sectors of our communities and supporting the development of quality lifestyle for our current and future generations. As such, he has served on numerous community boards, organizations and projects including the Allen County United Way Board, Allen County/Fort Wayne Historical Society Board, Vincent House Board, Project Renew, Allen County Economic Development Forum, Forum for the Review of Local Government and Leadership Fort Wayne.
Darrell is also a 30 year veteran of the U.S. Army, the Indiana Army National Guard and Texas Army National Guard. He served as a CH-47 Chinook helicopter pilot and flight instructor with two combat tours in Vietnam, and an additional tour in South Korea.
Darrell is based at Centier’s corporate headquarters in Merrillville, Indiana.