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ChoiceOne Bank Announces Vice President Amy Schultz’s Retirement

Posted by Austin Schippers on Jun 30, 2022 10:00:00 AM

It is with much appreciation that ChoiceOne Bank announces the retirement of Vice President of Information Technology, Amy Schultz, on July 1.

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Topics: Insider, Marketing, community, ChoiceOne Bank, Technology, retirement, leadership

ChoiceOne Bank Receives 2022 MBA Financial Literacy Award

Posted by Austin Schippers on Jun 22, 2022 4:27:50 PM

ChoiceOne Bank is honored to receive a Financial Literacy award once again from the Michigan Bankers Association (MBA). ChoiceOne Bank Vice President of Marketing, Danielle Chateauvert, accepted the 2022 award at the MBA Best Conference held recently in Traverse City.

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Topics: Insider, Marketing, community, Press Release, ChoiceOne Bank, Awards, leadership, ChoiceOne Financial Services

ChoiceOne Bank Welcomes William Bruinsma, Brandon Hayes, Bonnie Potter

Posted by Austin Schippers on Jun 13, 2022 2:29:44 PM

ChoiceOne Bank is pleased to welcome William (Bill) Bruinsma, Vice President Commercial Loan Officer, Brandon Hayes, Vice President Commercial Loan Officer and Bonnie Potter, Mortgage Loan Officer.

“We are pleased to welcome Bill, Brandon and Bonnie to our loan teams,” said ChoiceOne CEO Kelly Potes. “These three loan officers have extensive experience in their fields and will play a significant role in our continued growth in West and Southeast Michigan.”

William (Bill) Bruinsma, Vice President Commercial Loan Officer

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Topics: Commercial Loans, Marketing, community, ChoiceOne Bank, leadership, New Hires

ChoiceOne’s Tim Shangle Awarded Spot in Independent Banker 40 Under 40

Posted by Austin Schippers on Jun 1, 2022 1:50:05 PM

ChoiceOne Bank is pleased to announce Tim Shangle has been named one of the 40 Under 40: Emerging Community Bank Leaders by the Independent Banker®, the flagship publication of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA). This award recognizes community-minded, innovative leaders under 40 years old who represent the future of the community banking industry.

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Topics: community, Press Release, ChoiceOne Bank, Awards, Interview, leadership

ChoiceOne Bank Celebrates Grand Reopening in Fremont

Posted by Austin Schippers on May 13, 2022 11:36:38 AM

ChoiceOne Bank is pleased to announce the grand reopening of their newly remodeled branch office at 1423 West Main Street in Fremont with a ribbon cutting ceremony held yesterday.

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Topics: Marketing, community, Press Release, ChoiceOne Bank, Fremont, Remodel, Reopening

ChoiceOne’s Alex Shoemaker Named in 14 Under 40 in Faces of the Future

Posted by Austin Schippers on May 4, 2022 4:49:04 PM

ChoiceOne Bank is pleased to announce Vice President, Commercial & Medical Loan Officer Alex Shoemaker has been named one of the 14 Under 40 in The County Press Progress Edition 2022. This honor recognizes the Faces of the Future in Lapeer County that demonstrate progress.

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Topics: Commercial Loans, Press Release, Awards, leadership

ChoiceOne Bank Local Teen Places 3rd in National Savings Video Contest

Posted by Austin Schippers on Apr 28, 2022 2:51:32 PM

ChoiceOne Bank is pleased to announce West Ottawa High School’s Sarah Moraw, representing ChoiceOne Bank, won 3rd place in the American Bankers Association (ABA) Foundation’s Lights, Camera, Save! national video contest. The announcement was made today in a video broadcast via the ABA’s Instagram account.

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Topics: community, Press Release, ChoiceOne Bank, Awards, Lights, Camera, Save!, Contest

ChoiceOne Bank Announces 2022 Community Shred Days

Posted by Austin Schippers on Apr 7, 2022 8:53:11 AM

ChoiceOne Bank will host four Community Shred Days in 2022. These events are free to the public and will take place in the parking lot of these ChoiceOne Bank locations.

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Topics: community, Press Release, ChoiceOne Bank

ChoiceOne Bank Announces Executive Promotions, Head of Newly Created Innovation Department

Posted by Austin Schippers on Mar 11, 2022 10:30:23 AM

ChoiceOne Bank is pleased to announce the recent promotions of Walter Bargen to Vice President, Municipal and Public Funds Officer; Eric Dyson to Vice President, Head of Loan Operations; Aaron Griffin to Vice President, Small Business Administration (SBA) Lending; Gary Hall to Vice President, Mortgage Sales Manager; Josh Hucul to Vice President, Senior Credit Manager; Assistant Vice President Tim Shangle to Head the newly formed Innovation Department; and Mackenzie Woodward to Rockford Branch Manager.

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Topics: community, Press Release, ChoiceOne Bank, promotions, leadership

ChoiceOne Bank Invites Local Teens to Participate in National Video Contest

Posted by Austin Schippers on Mar 10, 2022 2:41:22 PM

ChoiceOne Bank is pleased to announce its participation in the American Bankers Association (ABA) Foundation's annual video contest – Lights, Camera, Save! This is an incredible opportunity for teens to engage and educate each other on the value of saving money and creating healthy money habits.

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Topics: community, Press Release, ChoiceOne Bank, Awards