ChoiceOne Bank Accepts Best Small Business Solutions Nomination

Posted by Frank Acosta on Oct 1, 2019 10:42:15 AM

ChoiceOne Bank was recently honored as a finalist for the 2019 Best Small Business Banking Solutions award by the Finovate Group, announced September 24 at the Edison Ballroom in New York. The event celebrated the fintech industry’s best and brightest companies driving fintech innovation forward and the individuals who bring new ideas to life.

Finnovate Awards

From Left to Right: Kyle Bazzy Autobooks VP of Enterprise Growth, Tim Shangle Digital Channels and Marketing Officer, Adom Greenland ChoiceOne Bank Chief Operating Officer, Steve Robert Autobooks Chief Executive Officer. 

The Finovate Group is a global research and events firm focused on innovation in financial and banking technology. ChoiceOne Bank was the only bank to earn a nomination in this category.

ChoiceOne Bank has partnered with Michigan fintech companies to offer innovative banking strategies to retail and business customers. One of ChoiceOne Bank’s partnerships is with Autobooks, a Michigan-based company with headquarters located in Detroit. Autobooks is the first fully integrated payments and accounting platform for small businesses that is delivered through ChoiceOne Bank’s online banking. It is exclusively designed for small businesses to integrate banking, accounting, and invoicing easily and seamlessly. Through this partnership with Autobooks, ChoiceOne Bank received the Finovate nomination for 2019 Best Small Business Banking Solutions.

“Our Finovate nomination put us on the map with major fintech companies across the country and showcases our advancement in small business technology, especially to our small business customers,” said ChoiceOne Bank Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer Adom Greenland. “We were honored to be one of five organizations across the country to receive this nomination and the only bank nominated in the Best Small Business Banking Solutions category.”

The Best Small Business Banking Solution award is given to a bank or financial institution that excels at engaging with small and medium sized businesses and enterprises by offering quality products and an exceptional digital experience.

Taking the lead in offering customers financial technology, ChoiceOne offers mobile banking, mobile deposits, innovative payroll solutions, online loan applications, online account openings and a digital mobile savings tool.

“As the local community bank, we are always working to support our customers as well as our entrepreneurs and small business owners,” said Greenland. “Pursuing innovative strategies by partnering with Michigan fintech companies and pioneering innovative services allows us to offer our customers the best technology along with our face-to-face local service. We are proud to be the local, tech-savvy community bank for small businesses in Michigan…and always with a personal touch.” 

About Finovate

The Finovate Group is a research and events firm focused on innovation in financial and banking technology. Our team runs the Finovate and FinDEVr conference series and authors the associated blogs. In 2007, Finovate launched its first event in New York and expanded to San Francisco in 2008, London in 2010, Singapore in 2012 and the fintech developer community in 2014 with the new conference series, FinDEVr, with events in Silicon Valley and New York. Finovate (@Finovate) is the only conference series focused exclusively on showcasing the best and most innovative new financial and banking technologies. Finovate conferences consistently attract large, high-impact audiences of senior financial and banking executives, venture capitalists, press, industry analysts, bloggers, regulators, and entrepreneurs. Please see for more information.

About Autobooks

Autobooks is a fintech company headquartered in Detroit, MI - providing integrated invoicing, payment and accounting software for small businesses. Through Autobooks, financial institutions can become a digital destination for business owners, providing essential back-office services that help build stronger relationships, grow deposits, increase fee-income and proactively identify new lending opportunities.  Please visit to learn more.

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