Centier Bank names VP of community relations

Merrillville, Ind.-based Centier Bank promoted Dakita L. Jones to vice president of community relations, the bank’s philanthropic division.

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Dakita Jones

Centier Bank hired Jones in 2003 as a teller. Jones, who has two decades of experience in business development and leadership roles while serving communities through philanthropy and fundraising, was named manager of community relations in 2022.

Jones has bachelor’s degrees in organizational leadership supervision and information technology from Purdue University, and a Master of Science degree in business management from Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Ind. 

“I believe that fostering care within our community begins with each one of us,” Jones said. “Service to others is ingrained in my identity, and I take pride in guiding a team of dedicated servant leaders whose purpose revolves around giving back. It is an honor to be associated with Centier, an organization committed to the mission of service.”