Community First Bank of Indiana Hires Josh Baker as Commercial Loan Officer

Robb Blume, President and CEO of Community First Bank of Indiana (CFB), is pleased to announce the hiring of Josh Baker as Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer.

Josh originally joined Community First Bank in 2018 and, after serving as a Director of Finance in the electric industry for the past two years, returned to community banking once again in March. He began his banking career in 2005 and has spent the past 10 years serving commercial clients across Indiana.

Bob Hickman, Chief Credit Officer at Community First Bank, said, “We are pleased to welcome Josh Baker back to the CFB family. Josh is an experienced commercial lender who excels at problem solving and providing business lending solutions that benefit both the customer and the bank. We are pleased that he has decided to resume his banking career after spending time working in private industry.”

Josh graduated from Ball State University with a degree in Finance/Corporate Financial Management. He is passionate about serving his local community and has been involved with Habitat for Humanity, United Way, Marion Community School of the Arts, Family Service Society, Inc., Grant County Economic Growth Council, and more. Josh and his wife Jessica have four children ages 5-14, and he takes pride in watching and coaching his kids’ extracurricular activities, is an avid baseball fan, and enjoys being active outdoors.



Community First Bank of Indiana (CFB) was chartered in 2003 in Kokomo, Indiana where it currently has banking centers in Indianapolis, Kokomo, Noblesville, and Westfield. Additional information can be found at  MEMBER FDIC, Equal Housing Lender.

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