State Bank Welcomes Brad Marley as SVP of Commercial Banking


BROWNSBURG (Nov 30, 2021) – State Bank, an independently owned and operated community bank hired Brad Marley Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking working with the commercial banking team in the greater Indianapolis markets including Hendricks and Boone counties. Marley joins the bank with more than 30 years of banking experience, including 20 years in community banking. He was the CEO of Lafayette Community Bancorp which he helped successfully merge with Horizon Bank in 2017 and where he remained until joining State Bank.

“Brad is a strong addition to our State Bank management and commercial banking team, joining Tony Albrecht to establish and grow our footprint,” said State Bank President and CEO Mike Baker. “We are fortunate to attract another top-level commercial banker with Brad’s breadth of experience and knowledge, which will serve as a real virtue for the future of our community bank.”

Pending regulatory approval, State Bank will open a Lafayette location at the intersection of Veterans Memorial Parkway and Concord Road. The banking center is currently being remodeled and plans to open in quarter three of 2022 as a full-service banking center offering personal and commercial banking, mortgage, and investment services.

Marley joins two others already hired to support Lafayette market expansion: Tony Albrecht, EVP/Chief Lending Officer and Lafayette Market President, a title he will retain for the time being, and Trula DeWald, VP of Retail and Business Development. The newly assembled three-person team boasts over 80 years of combined banking and local decision-making experience.

“I am thrilled to join State Bank where our commitment to the customers and communities we serve is unmatched,” said Marley. “The motivation and values of the Bank certainly align with mine, and I look forward to helping grow relationships and deepen community support where the bank serves.”

Marley received a bachelor of science degree in agricultural economics from Purdue University and is a graduate of Purdue’s Indiana Agricultural Banking School and Indiana Bankers Association’s Commercial Lending School. His 30-year banking career includes numerous senior executive roles throughout the Lafayette/Tippecanoe County market, including 13 years as President and CEO of Lafayette Community Bank. Marley’s banking accomplishments include commercial and retail loan production and growth, deposit growth, improving credit quality, producing new loans, initiating and promoting new business lines including commercial and industrial products and SBA loans.

Marley currently serves on the West Lafayette Community School Corporate trustees board, West Lafayette Redevelopment Commission and the boards of Greater Lafayette Commerce, United Way of Greater Lafayette and Greater Lafayette Police Foundation. Marley lives in West Lafayette with his wife Debra, and they have two grown children.


About State Bank: State Bank is a $660 million community bank headquartered on the west side of Indianapolis. In addition to operating ten full-service locations throughout Hendricks and Boone Counties, State Bank is a part of the AllPoint ATM network of 55,000+ ATMs nationwide. Bauer Financial has named State Bank a 5-Star Bank based on their strength and performance since 2017, and it was named the Best Bank in Hendricks County nine of the last 10 years. Its offices are in Avon, Brownsburg (2), Plainfield, Lizton and Pittsboro in Hendricks County, Lebanon (2) and Zionsville in Boone County, Carmel in Hamilton County, and opening Summer 2022 in Lafayette. Visit to learn more.

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