Larry Rolland, joined the team at Community First Bank of Indiana in 2007 when he came on board to start the wealth management department, now known as Community First Investment Group. Larry earned a bachelor's degree from Wittenberg University and a master's degree from the University of Michigan. Throughout his twenty two years as a financial advisor, his primary goal has been to help individuals and businesses pursue their goals and objectives. The part of his job he enjoys the most is the interaction with clients, many of whom are not only business clients but have also become friends. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and currently carries Series 7, Series 66, Series 24 licenses with LPL Financial, as well as Indiana Life and Health Insurance license.
He lives in Kokomo, IN with his wife, Irene, and has four children. In his spare time, Larry enjoys swimming, golfing, biking, reading, and playing the saxophone. The favorite activity for Larry and Irene Rolland is spending time with their children and grandson.
Bart Irwin has been with Community First Investment Group for the past eight years and has worked in financial services for over sixteen years. He enjoys helping his clients, whether it’s with retirement goals or daily budgeting, and puts the utmost care into his interactions.
He is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) and currently carries Series 7, Series 63, Series 65 licenses, as well as Indiana Life and Health Insurance license.
He lives in Kokomo, Indiana, with his wife Nicole and two children. In his spare time, Bart enjoys traveling, golf, staying fit at the gym, playing basketball, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends.
Nate is new to Community First Investment Group but is a finance industry veteran and started his career in 2014. Nate earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from SUNY Brockport in New York State and decided that utilizing his skills in communication could make a great impact in the financial industry shortly after graduation. Nate is based in Westfield and provides a full range of financial services, including retirement and financial planning, individual money management, individual stocks and bonds, mutual funds, annuities and more. Nate carries Series 6,7,26,63,65 licenses with LPL Financial, as well as Indiana Life and Health Insurance License.
Nate is originally from Rochester, NY and currently lives in Westfield, Indiana with his fiancee, Allison. In his spare time Nate enjoys golfing and spending time with family and friends.
Karen has worked in the financial services industry for over thirty years. She joined the team at Community First Bank of Indiana in 2007 when she came on board to help Larry Rolland start the wealth management department, now known as Community First Investment Group. In her current position as Program Manager, Karen brings a wealth of administrative and leadership experience to help define the current and future direction and growth of the wealth management area. She currently carries Series 7, Series 66 licenses, as well as Indiana Life and Health Insurance license.
Karen is a member of the Rotary Club of Kokomo, she enjoys volunteering in the community and serving on internal committees. Karen grew up in Kokomo, Indiana and still lives in Kokomo with her husband Rich. Karen and Rich are members of Abundant Life Church, located in Kokomo.
When not at work, she enjoys spending her free time with her husband and adult children, Todd, Amber, Payton, Jenna, Toby and grandchildren Raelynn and Wrigley. She also enjoys traveling, playing tennis, crafts, shopping and reading.