Meet Our Team / Darrell Jaggers
As the Senior Partner and Director of all lending functions for Centier, Darrell Jaggers is responsible for the strategic direction of 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 40+ 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, 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, Leadership Fort Wayne, and the College of Business Advisory Board at Purdue University Northwest.
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 one tour in South Korea.
Darrell is based at Centier’s corporate headquarters in Merrillville, Indiana.