Salin Bank & Trust Company Announces Promotion of Dorothy Dodd to Mortgage Banking Officer

July 29, 2015

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(Indianapolis, IN) - Family-owned and Indiana-based Salin Bank & Trust Company today announced the promotion of Dorothy Dodd to Mortgage Banking Officer for Indianapolis and surrounding communities.

“Dorothy is a seasoned mortgage professional,” says Thomas Lannan, Senior Vice President of Salin Bank’s Mortgage Division. “She’s dedicated her career to helping people achieve the dream of home ownership by providing them personalized lending solutions that best fit their financial circumstances. Her promotion is well deserved.”

Dodd, who previously served as a mortgage consultant for Salin Bank, works with prospective first-time home buyers and, specifically, with low- to moderate-income individuals to help them make informed mortgage decisions.

Dodd began her career in the mortgage banking industry in 1976 as an office administrator in Gary, Indiana. In 1979, she was promoted to branch manager in Aurora, Illinois, and went on to manage offices in Illinois, Indiana, and St. Louis, Missouri.

In 2001, Dorothy’s turned her professional focus to loan origination in an effort to help first-time homebuyers better navigate the mortgage lending process. As a community development specialist, she educates individuals about home buying and affordable mortgages, as well as works to bring awareness about predatory lending.

In 2015, Dorothy was recognized with a “Best of the Best” award by the Central Indiana Realtist Association (CIRA). The award is given to individuals and organizations for their contributions in transforming neighborhoods and keeping homeownership a reality for those who have been disenfranchised.

In addition to her work with Salin Bank, Dorothy is involved with several local community organizations, including Flanner House, Eastside Community Advisory Committee, the Youth Committee of the Gamma Phi Delta Sorority, and the Women’s Council of Realtors. In 2004, she was nominated for the Affiliate of the Year by the Women’s Council of Realtors. Additionally, her profile has been featured in the July 2006 edition of the Indianapolis Business Journal, “Women in Business.”