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Meet Our Team

Ready to explore what we have to offer your practice? Contact one of our bankers experienced in the unique needs of healthcare professionals.



Mark Engle

Lending Relationship Manager

Mark has committed his career to assisting healthcare professionals with financing solutions. His focus over the past 25 years has been working with dentists, veterinarians, and optometrists on a national basis with an emphasis on the markets throughout the Midwest. Many doctors have turned to Mark for help with equipment purchases, practice acquisitions, and commercial real estate acquisitions.

Mark’s background includes participation in the Practice Valuation Study Group, which has given him insight regarding the value of a dental practice; his work as a member of VetPartners has helped to provide practice management resources to veterinary professionals. Additionally, Mark is actively involved with various associations and study clubs in order to provide guidance to practice owners.

Among his speaking opportunities, Mark has presented “Key Considerations for New Practitioners” as well as “Innovative Banking Solutions that Create Efficiencies”. Mark contributes quarterly to the Healthcare BankNotes Newsletter, a First Merchants Bank publication that offers banking suggestions and economic trends.

Call Mark at 513.794.7457 or email him at:



Justin Baker

Lending Relationship Manager

Justin Baker is a Healthcare Relationship Manager at First Merchants Bank. For more than eight years, Justin has been providing financial solutions to healthcare clients throughout the Midwest. His area of expertise is within the dental community, and has guest authored numerous articles for the Columbus Dental Society as well as local Seattle Study Clubs.

Justin regularly attends the ODA Annual Session, Columbus Dental Society meetings, Seattle Study Club events and Paragon Management seminars. Whether your practice is in need of a line of credit, practice purchase financing, equipment or real estate financing, we have the right solution for you.

Justin graduated with a degree in Finance from Miami University.

Call Justin at 614.583.2182 or email him at:

To get started, call us at 1.866.714.4626, or have a healthcare lender contact you.