ChoiceOne Bank is pleased to announce Tim Shangle has accepted the position of Vice Chair during the 2022–2023 term and Chair during the 2023-2024 term for the American Bankers Association (ABA) Emerging Leaders Council. The leadership positions for the Council were announced at the ABA Annual Convention held October 2-4, at the JW Marriott Austin in Austin, Texas.
“We are pleased to announce Tim’s appointment to the ABA Emerging Leaders Council,” said ChoiceOne Bank CEO Kelly Potes. “ChoiceOne Bank has a special culture, one that is driven by innovation, yet with a mission to provide superior service, quality advice and show our utmost respect to everyone we meet. Tim embodies our culture with his unique skillset and perspective when it comes to service and technology and how it can change the way we and our customers do business. He has a degree in both computer science and theology, making his leadership skills distinctive, which the leaders of the Council also recognized working with Tim.”
Shangle is Assistant Vice President of Innovation & Data Analytics, Head of the Innovation Department. He joined ChoiceOne Bank in 2013 in the Customer Service Center. Shangle was promoted to Assistant Vice President of Innovation & Data Analytics in 2020 and Head of the Innovation Department in February. As part of this role, Shangle leads the Bank’s development of digital channel products. Before joining ChoiceOne, Shangle was the IT Director for the Theological Book Network in Grand Rapids. Prior to this, he was Web Architect, Interactive Media Developer for Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky.
“I gladly accept the chance to serve alongside so many gifted leaders,” said Shangle. “The Emerging Leaders Council has continuously helped to form and shape not only my leadership skills but also broaden my point of view. Because of the diverse and talented group that represent all corners of our country, I’ve had the chance to listen and converse with individuals I would have never known. I look forward to leading and helping to foster the same growth I experienced in fellow Council members.”
Shangle has a Master of Arts, Specialization in Theological Studies from the Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids. He is also a graduate and class president of the Michigan Bankers Association Perry School of Banking.