Northwest Bank Hosts Open House at Fort Wayne Business Office, Announces Several Donations and Sponsorships

November 10, 2022

Fort Wayne, Indiana— Northwest Bank, a full-service financial institution offering a complete line of business and personal banking products, held an open house at its Fort Wayne business office on Thursday, November 3, 2022. Louis J. Torchio, president and chief executive officer, and Jennifer L. Gibson, Indiana region president, talked about Northwest’s commitment to Indiana and Fort Wayne, with an emphasis on giving back to the community.

Northwest announced a $1,000 donation to the Adam Blakey Holiday Foundation, which provides gifts and food to create a meaningful holiday experience to families who may otherwise not have these items. In addition, Northwest pledged $1,500 to Honor Flight of Northeast Indiana, which transports veterans from Fort Wayne to Washington D.C. to visit the nation’s memorials.

Northwest also announced its sponsorship of Downtown Fort Wayne: The Downtown Small Business Support Program, including Days of Holly Shopping and the Downtown Holiday Window Decorating Contest.

“It’s our privilege to serve the residents and businesses of Fort Wayne,” said Gibson. “We are proud to be a part of the Fort Wayne community and remain dedicated to supporting its growth and revitalization.”

Northwest Bank’s Fort Wayne business office relocated to its downtown location in October 2021. The new location underscores Northwest’s commitment to being an active member of the community and offers customers a beautiful, new, centrally-located facility.


About Northwest Bank

Northwest Bancshares, Inc (Nasdaq: NWBI) is a $14 billion asset financial services company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and the parent company of Northwest Bank, a Pennsylvania chartered savings bank headquartered in Warren, Pennsylvania. The Company serves consumers, small businesses, corporations, and municipalities with a diverse offering of banking, lending, payments, and wealth management solutions. As of September 30, 2022, Northwest Bank operates 142 full-service branches across Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, and Indiana and provides customers fee-free access to more than 55,000 ATMs across the United States.