Tamika Catchings and Thomas Dinwiddie appointed to Merchants Bancorp board


From 2001 to 2016, Catchings played for the Indiana Fever, Indianapolis’ WNBA team, and became one of the most decorated athletes of all time. She is a four-time Olympic Gold Medalist, ten-time WNBA All-Star, five-time Defensive Player of the Year and WNBA Champion. Beyond her success on the court, Catchings is known for her professionalism off the court and was a three-time recipient of the Kim Perrot Sportsmanship Award. In 2004, Catchings launched the Catch the Stars Foundation, which empowers youth by providing goal-setting programs that promote fitness, literacy and youth development.

Since retiring from professional gaming in 2016, in addition to his Catch the Stars Foundation, Catchings has diversified his resume through local investments, business ownership, board positions and more. Most recently, Catchings had served as Indiana Fever’s vice president of basketball operations and general manager, working directly with the coaching staff and managing the day-to-day operations of the organization. She has also held positions on the Board of Directors of the Indianapolis Airport Authority, UNITED STATES National Basketball Development Team Committee and Oath Advisory Board where she was a founding member alongside other professional athletes Serena Williams, Ricky Fowler, Abby Wambach and Russell Wilson.

Dinwiddie is a partner at the law firm Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP and his practice focuses on the areas of real estate, real estate finance, real estate development and mortgage banking. He was a director of Merchants Bank of Indiana since 2002. Additionally, Dinwiddie has represented the Indiana Mortgage Bankers Association for over 30 years and was the first recipient of their Distinguished Service Award. He graduated from DePauw University and obtained his juris doctor degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

“What a privilege to welcome the two Captures of Tamika and Thomas Dinwiddie as new board members,” said Michael F. Petrieco-founder and president of Merchants Bancorp. “Adding their knowledge and expertise will only strengthen the Merchants commitment to providing the best possible experience for our customers and our community. We hold Tamika and Thomas in the highest regard and are confident that they will provide valuable information in their new appointments.

As board members, Catchings and Dinwiddie will be responsible for business oversight and risk management, monitoring management performance and assisting in management decision-making.

Learn more about Merchants Bancorp and Merchants Bank of Indianavisit www.merchantsbankofindiana.com or find Merchants Bank on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.

Recognized as America’s Top Performing Public Bank by S&P Global Market Intelligence, Merchants Bancorp is a diversified bank holding company headquartered in Carmel, Indiana operation of multiple lines of business, including financing and maintenance of multi-family housing and Federal Housing Administration (“FHA”) healthcare facilities; mortgage warehouse financing; retail and correspondent residential mortgage banking; agricultural loans; and the traditional community bank. Bancorp Merchants, with $9.7 billion in assets and $7.5 billion in deposits at March 31, 2022operates primarily through its direct and indirect subsidiaries, Merchants Bank of IndianaMerchants Capital Corp., Farmers-Merchants Bank of IllinoisMerchants Capital Servicing, LLC and Merchants Mortgage, a division of Merchants Bank of Indiana. For more information and financial data, please visit the Merchant Investor Relations page at investors.merchantsbancorp.com.

SOURCE Merchants Bancorp


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