(Michigan City, IN) - Horizon Bank has named a new chief executive officer to replace its retiring CEO. Thomas Prame, currently president of the Michigan City based bank, will take over the job on June 1st. He replaces longtime CEO Craig Dwight, who is retiring. Dwight has been CEO of Horizon Bank since 2001.
According to Horizon officials, the bank grew from $400 million in assets to $7.7 billion during his tenure. Additional branches were also opened throughout northern Indiana, southwest Michigan and other parts of the Midwest.
“The Board is extremely grateful for the dedication and leadership Craig has provided Horizon over the last several decades,” said Michele M. Magnuson, Horizon’s Lead Director.
Prame joined Horizon in August of 2022 after years of working at larger metropolitan bans.
“I am extremely grateful and humbled to be selected to lead this amazing organization, to advance and enhance the company’s strategies and to continue the significant growth trajectory while providing banking solutions for the people and businesses in the communities we serve,” he said.