ChoiceOne Bank Welcomes Ryan Wolthuis as SVP Grand Rapids Market Executive

Posted by Kelly Potes on Jul 13, 2020 11:00:42 AM

ChoiceOne Bank is pleased to announce Ryan L. Wolthuis has joined the Grand Rapids team as Senior Vice President, Grand Rapids Market Executive.

Ryan Wolthuis “We are pleased to welcome Ryan to ChoiceOne Bank as our Grand Rapids Market Executive,” said ChoiceOne Bank CEO Kelly Potes. “Ryan is an experienced leader with a successful career in commercial banking. His financial expertise and leadership skills, along with his knowledge of the Grand Rapids market will prove valuable as we continue to grow our community bank franchise throughout Michigan.” 

Wolthuis joins ChoiceOne Bank with nearly 20 years of commercial banking and executive management experience. He began his career at Kent Commerce Bank/Michigan Commerce Bank in Grand Rapids as a commercial Loan Officer/Commercial Credit Analyst and progressed to Market Executive. 

His last 11 years have been with Grand River Bank, Grandville, advancing from First Vice President of Commercial Lending to Senior Vice President where he provided leadership to all loan departments within the Bank.

Wolthuis has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Grand Valley State University, Allendale, and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Calvin College, Grand Rapids. Wolthuis also graduated from the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking in partnership with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Active in the Grand Rapids community, Wolthuis is a member of West Michigan Commercial Alliance of Realtors and Grand Rapids Economic Club.

“Ryan comes to us as an experienced banker with excellent interpersonal skills and a strong educational background,” said Potes. “It’s an ideal formula to support our mission to provide superior service, high quality advice and show our utmost respect to everyone we meet.”



Kelly Potes

ChoiceOne Bank CEO



Michael Burke, Jr.

ChoiceOne Bank President