Smekens marks five years at HHSB


April Smekens, assistant vice president, underwriting, celebrates five years with Hoosier Heartland State Bank. Smekens provides leadership and oversight of the underwriting department to ensure the department functions effectively and efficiently. She also ensures that HHSB’s loan quality standards are maintained through the underwriting process.

Smekens been an employee owner since 2017 and has 28 years’ experience in her field with a professional accounting degree from Indiana Business College.

“April has been an imperative part of leading our underwriting team,” said Trent Smaltz, chief lending officer. “We are excited to celebrate April’s 5 years and look forward to many more.”

Smekens lives in the Crawfordsville area and loves horses and spending her time gardening.

Contact her at or 765-942-0125.