Media & Press


Indianapolis-based Oak Street Funding, a First Financial Bank company, specializes in lending for niche business owners including CPAs, registered investment advisors and insurance agents. Oak Street Funding leaders are available for interviews, bylines and podcasts related to lending and financing topics including working capital, succession planning, acquisitions, debt consolidation and more.


Media Contact:
Rae Hostetler, Hostetler Public Relations
Representing Oak Street Funding
317-733-8700  |



Media Coverage

Need a loan? This is how lenders evaluate your business

Inside Indiana Business

Time is Fleeting: Lending Approval Explained

Ready to retire? Consider a partner buy-in

Accounting Today

How Advisors Can Take Control Of Their Firms In Life And Death

Financial Advisor

Oak Street Funding: Innovation Pays Off for Lending Firm


6 Tips for Working With an Underwriter at a Lending Institution

Big I

It Takes A Community to Support Community

Inside Indiana Business

What to Consider When Choosing A Variable- or Fixed-rate Loan

Inside Indiana Business Perspectives

Worn Out from Tax Season? Don’t Sell, Plan Your Succession

Accounting Today

Growth Through Business Acquisition: Know the Why and Plan for the How

NAPAA ExclusiveFocus - Spring 2022

Lead with a Steady Vision in Unsteady Times

The Reality of Interest Rate Increases

Inside Indiana Business

Pursuing M&A in the Right Way

Goering Center News

Cybersecurity: It’s a Mutual Responsibility in the Business Community

Inside Indiana Business

What Interest Rate Increases Mean for Independent Insurance Agency Financing

Independent Agent

6 Tax Strategies from a Reformed CPA, Now Business Owner

Inside Indiana Business

Tax Season is the Best Season to Prepare Clients for Growth

Accounting Today

Planning an Acquisition in the New Year? Use These Best Practices

Inside Indiana Business

How to Partner with a Lender

Insurance Journal

Thinking Acquisition? Analyze the Risks Versus Rewards

Inside Indiana Business