Benjamin J. Bochnowski

Chief Executive Officer

Benjamin J. Bochnowski currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Bancorp. Mr. Bochnowski joined the Bancorp in 2010, became Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Bancorp in 2013, was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer in 2015, and became the Chief Executive Officer in 2016. He is a Director and member of the Executive Committee of the Indiana Bankers Association, and serves on the Membership Committee of the American Bankers Association. He also serves on the Board of Directors of One Region, a non-profit business organization focused on population growth. Mr. Bochnowski volunteers with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program for low-income individuals, and has been a mentor for the Entrepreneurship Boot Camp for Veterans at Purdue University.

Robert T. Lowry

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Robert T. Lowry, also known as Bob, has been Chief Operating Officer of NorthWest Indiana Bancorp since January 1, 2021 and serves as its Executive Vice President. Mr. Lowry served as the Chief Financial Officer of Northwest Indiana Bancorp., since November 15, 2004 until January 1, 2021 and served as its Treasurer until January 1, 2021. Mr. Lowry serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Peoples Bank. He is responsible for finance, accounting and financial reporting and risk management activities at Northwest Indiana Bancorp. He served as Senior Vice President of Northwest Indiana Bancorp and its subsidiary Peoples Bank. He served as Principal Accounting Officer of Northwest Indiana Bancorp. He has been with Peoples Bank since 1985 and has previously served as its Assistant Controller, Internal Auditor and Controller. Mr. Lowry is currently serving on the Board of the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana as board Chairman. In addition, Mr. Lowry is a volunteer for the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). He is a Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Indiana CPA Society and the Financial Managers Society. He holds a Masters of Business Administration Degree from Indiana University and is a graduate of Americas Community Bankers National School of Banking.

Todd M. Scheub

Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer and President of the Bank

Todd M. Scheub is Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer of the Bancorp and President of the Bank. He is responsible for the Bank’s Wealth Management group, Retail Banking group, Marketing, Commercial, and Retail lending groups. Mr. Scheub joined the Bank in 1996 and has previously held positions in the commercial lending group. He provides oversight to the sales group in wealth management, retail banking, business and retail lending as well as chairing the Senior Officer’s Loan Committee and the Executive Officer’s Loan Committee. Additionally he provides oversight to the Bank’s Marketing group. He is the liaison to the solutions group, risk management, executive management, and the Board of Directors on all items related to the Bank’s sales groups. Mr. Scheub holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Indiana University Northwest. He also graduated from America’s Community Bankers National School of Banking. Mr. Scheub is a Board Member at Lake County Economic Alliance, and the Indiana University Northwest Business School Advisory Board.

David Kwait

Senior Vice Present, Chief Risk Officer, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Benjamin L. Schmitt

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Benjamin L. Schmitt is Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Bancorp and the Bank. Mr. Schmitt joined the Bancorp and Bank in 2024. He previously served as President of Rally Consulting LLC from August 2023 to February 2024, where he advised on special projects and managed strategic efforts of commercial and community banking clients. Prior to that, Mr. Schmitt served as Managing Director within the financial services investment banking group at Piper Sandler Companies from January 2020 to June 2023, where he advised banking clients on capital raising, merger and acquisition transactions, and other strategic advisory assignments. Previously, he worked at Sandler O’Neill & Partners, L.P. in a similar capacity serving banking clients, as Director from January 2013 to January 2020, and held other investment banking advisory positions at Sandler O’Neill from September 2004 to December 2012. Mr. Schmitt began his career as an investment analyst from 2003 to 2004 at Mercer Investment Consulting. Mr. Schmitt received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance with Honors from the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business.