ChoiceOne Bank is pleased to announce its selection as one of the country’s “Most Innovative Community Banks” from research conducted by the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA), the nation’s voice for over 5,800 community banks. Twenty community banks were chosen throughout the country for their innovation in the areas of technology, products and branch design.
The American Bankers Association (ABA) recently selected ChoiceOne Bank as one of five national finalists in the country for the annual ABA Bank Marketing Video Competition in the $500 Million – $1 Billion Asset Size category. ChoiceOne Bank currently reports assets at $630 million.
To help our business customers reach their goals, ChoiceOne Bank added Autobooks to all of our Business Checking accounts! Autobooks is a complete financial solution for busy business owners that takes the stress out of managing customers, tracking down payments and balancing the books.
ChoiceOne Bank was recently selected as one of four finalists in the country for the 2018 Best of FinXTech Awards in the Startup Innovation category. This category recognizes successful and innovative partnerships between banks and startup FinTech companies that have been operating for less than five years.
ChoiceOne Bank and Fremont Area Community Foundation will launch the Kickstart to Career program March 22 at the Neway Center (preschool building) at 585 Fremont St, in Newaygo. Kickstart to Career is a program designed to assist with post-secondary education expenses.
ChoiceOne Bank received two award nominations from the businesses and others in the community the Bank serves at the West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Award Gala. Business Development, Community Outreach Officer Carmen Villahermosa de Cox was nominated for the Hispanic Businessperson of the Year and Chief Operating Officer Adom Greenland was nominated for the Building Bridges Award.
ChoiceOne Bank is pleased to announce the continued expansion of their community bank franchise with an additional branch office in Rockford. ChoiceOne purchased the building at 590 E Division Street NE in Rockford on January 30 and plans to renovate the building and open a full-service branch office expected in October.
The Boards of Directors of ChoiceOne Financial Services, Inc. (“ChoiceOne Financial”) and ChoiceOne Bank appointed Greg L. Armock to their respective Boards at their meetings held January 24. The Boards will also appoint Armock to serve as a member of ChoiceOne’s Loan Committee and Asset/Liability and Risk Committee.
ChoiceOne Bank is excited to announce an agreement to be the first Bank in the country to offer Plinqit to customers. Plinqit is a mobile savings tool created by Michigan based HT Mobile Apps, that provides an easy way for people to save money using automated transfers into their Plinqit account held at ChoiceOne Bank. Plinqit rewards users for reaching their goals or referring friends to save.
ChoiceOne Bank continues to partner with Michigan fintech companies to offer innovative banking strategies to retail and business customers. ChoiceOne’s latest partnership is with Autobooks, a Michigan-based company with headquarters located in Detroit.