The Board of Directors of ChoiceOne Financial Services, Inc. (“ChoiceOne”, NASDAQ:COFS), the parent company of ChoiceOne Bank, today announced that Tom Lampen, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has notified the organization of his intention to retire effective on or about December 31, 2021. Upon his retirement, Senior Vice President, Adom J. Greenland, is expected to be named Chief Financial Officer.
"We will miss Tom’s daily presence and wise counsel but also wish him well as he begins his well-deserved retirement."
“It is certainly bittersweet for me to announce Tom’s retirement at the end of the year,” said ChoiceOne CEO Kelly Potes. “Tom has helped lead ChoiceOne to significant growth and milestones as our Chief Financial Officer over the last 29 years. We will miss Tom’s daily presence and wise counsel but also wish him well as he begins his well-deserved retirement. It is also a pleasure to announce Adom as Tom’s successor. Adom is a tremendous leader and his financial background and experience in bank operations including our recent mergers make him an excellent candidate for our next CFO.”
Lampen, a Certified Public Accountant, will retire with over 34 years in the banking industry. He began his career with ChoiceOne as Treasurer in 1987. He was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in 1992. Prior to joining ChoiceOne, Lampen was employed by Grant Thornton, a national accounting firm.
Greenland, a Certified Public Accountant, has been a Senior Vice President of ChoiceOne Bank since November 2015 and a Vice President of ChoiceOne Bank since 2013. He currently serves as Secretary and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to his employment with ChoiceOne, Greenland was a Senior Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers, a global accounting and consulting firm.