Meet the Commercial Lending Team
Our tagline, “Keeping it Simple”, is not an empty promise; it is an intangible benefit for our commercial members. IMCU offers lines of credit to support the working capital needs of a business, term loans for real estate or equipment, commercial credit and debit cards for purchasing convenience, and online cash management services to monitor your finances. At Indiana Members Credit Union, we are big enough to help manage your business, but small enough to care about the details.
Select a team member below to contact and find out how we can assist you!
- Education: Bachelors of Business Administration, St. Joseph's College, 1985
- 30+ Years Industry Experience
- Education: Bachelor's Degree in Economics, University of Iowa, 2006
- Men's Swimming and Diving 2002-2006
- Contributor, CUNA Lending Council Whitepaper: Macro Trends and Next-Generation Lending, June 2018
- Education: Bachelor's of Science in Finance, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business, 2013
- Banking and Financial Industry since 2013
- Certifications from Bloomberg, NAGGL, Salesforce
- Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Management, University of Indianapolis
- 2006-2010 Member of GLVC All-Academic Baseball Team
- CUNA Business Lending School I and II
- RMA Business Lending School
- Education: Bachelor’s of Science in Business Finance, Indiana University
In her spare time, Heather enjoys traveling and outdoor activities, and has a passion for animals and nature & is a self-proclaimed "foodie".
Daren Johnson has been with Indiana Members Credit Union (IMCU) for over 16 years in various roles. Daren started his career in Business Development at IMCU and then managed the Government Center Branch as well as the Castleton Branch. Daren has been in his current role of Senior Commercial Services Officer for over 4 years specializing in Commercial Real Estate, Lines of Credit, and Equipment Financing to satisfy his commercial client’s needs. Daren resides in Greenwood, Indiana where he is an active committee member at Dye’s Walk Country Club. Daren is married to his wife Jessica and has 3 son’s named Philip, Milo, and Jeffrey “J”. Daren is involved in the Center Grove Rotary Club, University of Indianapolis Greyhound club, Indy Real, Indiana Commercial Real Estate Alliance, as well as many other networking groups on the Southside of Indianapolis and into Johnson County. Daren enjoys golf and fishing with his 3 boys, concerts, and spending time with his friends and family.
- Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and Mathematics, University of Indianapolis
- CUES Certification in Business Lending I, II, III
He has 20 years of experience in leadership, banking and civic involvement. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN where he also graduated from the President’s Emerging Leaders Program. He obtained a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, IN. Mr. Yaeger is also a graduate of Louisiana State University’s Graduate School of Banking in Baton Rouge, LA.
Mr. Yaeger began his banking career at Old National Bank in Clarksville, TN and worked in in the greater Nashville market for several years. In 2004 he relocating to Evansville, IN with Old National Bank. In early 2006, Mr. Yaeger joined Commerce Bank’s management team to organize and lay the foundation for the bank’s grand opening in May of 2006. Mr. Yaeger held a variety of different roles within the bank before being named President and CEO in May of 2015.
Mr. Yaeger remains very committed to the community by being heavily involved in several local organizations. He is currently the Vice Chair of Public Policy for the Southwest Indiana Chamber of Commerce and is the past President of the Rotary Club of Evansville. Financial literacy and economic education have always been strong priorities for Yaeger and as such, he is the past Board Chair for Junior Achievement of Southwest Indiana and still serves on the board. He was also past President of Evansville Country Club and sat on the board of directors of the Indiana Banker’s Association before the sale of Commerce Bank to IMCU. He is also on the board of directors for the United Elite Football Club in Evansville, Indiana and is active in coaching youth soccer.
Brian Woods is a lifelong Evansville resident with more than 10 years of experience in commercial banking. Brian has proven to be a trusted resource to clients in helping them achieve their financial success with commercial lending, SBA lending, commercial deposits, and cash management.
He specializes in lending solutions for commercial real estate, equipment and working capital needs. Steve is involved in a number or not for profit organizations in the Evansville area and enjoys hiking, bicycling and spending time with family.
- Bachelor Degree, Indiana University
- MBA, Xavier University
- Stonier Graduate School of Banking
- 35+ Years' Experience in the Banking Industry
He began his career with Liberty National Bank in Louisville, KY and went on to hold senior management roles there as well as with Great Financial Bank and The Bank of Louisville. In 1998 he co-founded Independence Bancorp and served as Vice Chair, President & CEO of Independence and its successor 1st Independence Financial Group and 1st Independence Bank until their sale in 2008. Bill subsequently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Madison Financial Corporation and Madison Bank in Richmond, KY, as founder, President & CEO of Anchor Performance Group, as founder and managing member of Pillar Capital, and as a founder of Estes Waste Solutions.
Bill gives back to his community by serving on the Southern Indiana Economic Development Council, on the board and executive committees of the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana and the River Heritage Conservancy, on the Floyd County Board of Zoning Appeals, on the Floyd County Redevelopment Commission, on the Floyd County Legacy Foundation, and as a class leader at Graceland Baptist Church. He has previously served on the board of the EKU Business Advisory Council, Southern Indiana Chamber of Commerce, The Metro United Way, Goodwill of Southern Indiana, and many others.
- Bachelors Degree, Eastern Kentucky University
- MBA, Bellarmine University
- Faculty Member at Kentucky Bankers Association School of Banking
- 32 Years of Experience in the Financial Services Industry