ChoiceOne Bank Bradley Henion Graduates from Stonier’s Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Posted by Adom Greenland on Jul 15, 2019 10:07:05 AM

ChoiceOne Bank is pleased to announce Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer Bradley A. Henion recently graduated from the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking in partnership with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Brad Henion

SVP Chief Lending Officer, Brad Henion

“Stonier is definitely the nation’s premier executive education program,” said ChoiceOne Bank President and CEO Kelly Potes. “As our Chief Lending Officer, Brad plays a key role in the leadership and strategy of ChoiceOne Bank. This advanced insight into strategic planning, economics, financial management, and change management helps to guide us as we grow our community bank franchise in Michigan.”

The ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking was established over 80 years ago and continues to lead the way with a reputation as the industry’s preeminent graduate banking program. From its prestigious faculty and student body to its stimulating curriculum focusing on leadership, Stonier delivers the highest standard of executive education. Stonier’s partnership with Wharton truly sets the program apart. This is the only graduate banking school that partners with an Ivy League university, and Stonier graduates earn both a Stonier Diploma and Wharton Leadership Certificate.

Joining ChoiceOne Bank in 2015 as Chief Lending Officer, Henion has 25 years of lending experience both in commercial and agribusiness lending. Before joining ChoiceOne Bank, Henion was President of First Community Bank (formerly Select Bank) in Grand Rapids. Henion’s career has also included Senior Vice President positions with GreenStone Farm Credit Services in East Lansing and Bank of America (formerly LaSalle Bank) in Grand Rapids where he managed significant commercial loan portfolios. Henion also has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance from Baker College and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Ferris State University.

About American Bankers Association (ABA)

The American Bankers Association is the united voice of America's banks—small, regional and large—that together employ more than 2 million women and men, hold nearly $17 trillion in assets, safeguard $13 trillion in deposits and extend more than $10 trillion in loans. Through a broad array of information, training, staff expertise and other resources, ABA supports America’s banks as they perform their critical role in energizing the economy and helping communities thrive. For more information see

About ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking 

Stonier has provided executive education to more than 20,000 senior-level bankers and regulators, including some of the most respected banking executives in the U.S. The program emphasizes strategic planning, financial management, and leadership and provides a wide range of elective courses to enable students to meet developmental goals in a highly-personalized fashion. For more information see