You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.


  • FBI investigating reports of attacks on US banks
    The FBI said Wednesday it’s working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions.  A report on Bloomberg.
  • IMF chief faces probe for fraud
    PARIS – Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Mon­e­tary Fund, was put under of­fi­cial investigation for negli­gence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France’s
  • SEC adopts securities rules
    WASHINGTON – Financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, will have to give investors details on borrowers’ credit record and income under action taken Wednesday

Quarter Century Club

Carol Ebler

Age: 64

Employer: iAB Financial Bank, 118 E. Ludwig Road, Fort Wayne

Month and year hired: April 1969

Current job title: Exception items module processing clerk

First job with the employer: Running a proof machine

Most challenging job with the employer: Keeping up with all the changes in the banking industry

Why the employee stayed so long: Enjoyed the different opportunities and great co-workers over the years

Why the employee is an asset: “Ebler is a valued member of the deposit services team and brings years of experience and solid banking knowledge to her position and the organization.”

Books currently reading: “Finding Mercy: A Home Valley Amish Novel” by Karen Harper

Hobbies, interests outside of work: Watching a movie or reading books

How many years until the employee retires: 1 1/2 years

What the employee would like to be doing in retirement: Spend time with loved ones and volunteer at organizations such as Ronald McDonald House or an animal shelter

Using the format above, businesses may submit profiles about employees to: The Journal Gazette, Business News-Quarter Century Club, 600 W. Main St., Fort Wayne, Ind. 46802, or by email to lisa, but make sure to include Quarter Century Club in the subject line. All submissions must include a name and contact number for a company official for verification purposes and a photo of the employee to be featured. Submitted information will be edited for clarity and style. Photos (use JPEG format if sending by email) will not be returned.