Meet The Team

“BDC is much more than a financial resource for businesses. Each member of the BDC team has the experience, knowledge and passion to assist businesses for term loan financing. Our team is accessible and responsive to achieve fast result for business owners. We consistently exceed expectations to promote growth for businesses and our community.” – Joseph T. Kuzmitz

Joseph T. Kuzmitz
President and Chief Operating Officer

• Business Banking experience since 1976
– Commercial Lending Officer, Senior V.P. and Business Banking Group Manager
• B.S. Business Administration Degree from Marian University
• MBA from University of Notre Dame
• Graduate School of Banking, University of Wisconsin-Madison
– Board Memberships:
• Boys and Girls Club of St. Joseph County Board Member
• Marian University Board of Trustee
• Chamber of Commerce of St. Joseph County Board (2010-2016)
• American Cancer Society Board Member (past)
• Junior Achievement of St. Joseph County Board Member (past)
• St. Mary’s College Adjunct Professor (2004-2014)

Elizabeth Wittling
Vice President, Operations Manager and Loan Closing Officer

• Chamber of Commerce Leadership
• 20 years of banking experience
– Bank One: Retail Banker
– Wells Fargo Bank: Business Banking Associate

Adam Primmer
Loan Officer / Credit Analyst / Office IT Manager

• Graduate of Holy Cross College at Notre Dame, IN
– Processes new SBA 504 loan requests
– Works with Third Party Lenders and Borrowers
– Submits approval requests to SBA
– BDC Team Member since 2011

Kalin Edmonds
Servicing Agent

• Graduate of Ivy Tech Community College
– Associates Degree in Business Administration
• 2 years of Business Banking experience
– 1st Source Bank: Staff Assistant
– 1st Source Bank: Closing Agent
• SBA 504 Loan Servicing Agent
– Responsible for Loan Portfolio Monitoring