President's Message

Welcome to First Federal's website.  First Federal of Van Wert, OH has been serving Van Wert County since 1893.  As an independent community bank, we take great pride in serving the needs of our customers and contributing back to the Van Wert county area.   Brian R Renner

At First Federal, we offer competitive deposit rates and mortgage rates on our many products.  Lisa, Sheri and our customer service representatives are great to work with.  Not only will they take care of your deposit needs, but they'll greet you with a smile and know you by your first name.  Whether it's a new savings account, checking account or an IRA, they are here to take care of your deposit needs.

Our loan department has a wealth of experience and knowledge.  Jim, Rhonda, Adam, Tina, & Jessi are here to help you with your lending needs.  Your loan decision is made here, your loan stays here and your loan is serviced here.  In addition to that, we have low closing costs and timely decisions.  We have also introduced a new Online Mortgage Center for your convenience.  This online application will allow you to apply for a mortgage loan anytime, anywhere.   Once you complete your online application, Jim, Rhonda, or Adam will follow up and complete the process or answer your questions.  Whether it's online, over the telephone or in person, our lending staff is here for your needs.  

Our website has a tremendous amount of information about First Federal, our employees, our community efforts and our services.  First Federal also offers free Online Banking and Bill Payment services.  We also have First Fed Mobile for banking on the go.  If you have any questions about loans, deposits or a service we can provide, please feel free to contact us. On behalf of the rest of the staff at First Federal of Van Wert, OH, we value your relationship and appreciate your business.  Thank you for your time and we look forward to serving your banking needs for many years.     



Brian R. Renner
President / CEO
First Federal of Van Wert, OH