Lake Station: 219-962-5626
Burns Harbor: 219-787-8311
Michigan City: 219-879-9068
About Cash Indiana Pawn Shop
Owned and operated by Jack and Cathy Batz. Cash Indiana Pawn Shop is a chain of family owned Pawnshops in NW Indiana. In 1963, Jack converted the Diner Bell restaurant into Jack's Gun Shop at the current Burns Harbor location. For the next two decades Jack’s Gun Shop operated as the one stop shop for hunters, fisherman, trap shooters, and other outdoor enthusiasts. During the early 1980’s economic depression Jack realized the need and opportunity to diversify and expand his business. Thus Jacks Gun Shop was converted into Jack’s Gun & Pawn shop. In 1992, Jack and Cathy opened their second store at the current Lake Station location and then in 1994 they opened their Michigan City store creating today’s Cash Indiana Corporation. From day one Jack and Cathy’s motto has been to treat every customer, as they would want to be treated with respect and fairness. This motto has bought them great success and satisfaction in helping NW Indiana with their financial troubles.
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Aaron has been a Cash Indiana employee since 1994 and full time Manager since graduating from Purdue University Krannert School of business in 2003. In 2004, Aaron attended the Gemological Institute of America and got his certification in Diamond Grading, Colored stone Grading, and Gem ID. Having spent his whole life involved in the Pawn industry Aaron's knowledge and experience of the business is unmatched. He also handles the eBay and Gunbroker accounts.
Ulises has been with the company since 2011 and moved into Management in the second half of 2014. Ulises is fluent in boh English and Spanish making him a valuable asset. Ulises is a avid gamer and can answer many of your video game questions. He is a friendly and courteous employee who can help with many questions and concerns.
Michigan City Store
Steve has bee with the company since 2008. His versatility in the music field is unmatched in our company. He plays both the Drums and Guitar. If you have any questions in this field he is your guy. He also runs our eBay and Gunbroker auctions for this store.
James Lamprecht - Manager LS Store
Jim started working at Cash Indiana in 2003. He works part time in our Lake Station location as a store Manager. With Jim's full time background in law enforcement he brings incredible knowledge in firearms and related products. Jim has become an integral part of the Cash Indiana family and we rely on his expertise for every aspect of the business. If you need help with just about anything. Jim is the guy.
Burns Harbor Store
Melissa moved up the ranks to become a store manager in less than a year. She has a Bachelors Degree in Business/Marketing from IUN and also has excellent Customer Service skills from working at local casinos. Melissa also runs one of our eBay accounts. She is a smart hardworking Manager who can assist you with any questions or concerns.