ChoiceOne Senior Vice President Heather Brolick Named a 2021 Crain’s Detroit Business Notable Women in Banking Award Honoree

Posted by Austin Schippers on Dec 13, 2021 4:32:00 PM

ChoiceOne Bank is pleased to announce Senior Vice President Heather Brolick is named in the 2021 Crain’s Detroit Business Notable Women in Banking as an Award Honoree. The Crain’s Detroit Business Awards program celebrates Michigan women banking executives who are leading advancements and innovations while supporting and inspiring others in their industry and their community. 

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ChoiceOne Bank Named Best Small Bank in Michigan for 2022 - Great Lakes Banker Magazine

Posted by Austin Schippers on Nov 29, 2021 9:46:38 AM

Newsweek Selects ChoiceOne as Best Small Bank in Michigan for Two Consecutive Years

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ChoiceOne’s Growers Program Receives Honorable Mention In ABA Foundation's 2021 Community Commitment Awards

Posted by Austin Schippers on Oct 29, 2021 8:15:00 AM

ChoiceOne Bank was recognized during the annual American Bankers Association (ABA) Foundation award ceremony honoring banks of all sizes earning the industry’s highest awards for community programs. ChoiceOne was a finalist in the Economic Inclusion category and received Honorable Mention for the Growers Program.

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Newsweek Again Selects ChoiceOne Bank as Best Small Bank in Michigan

Posted by Austin Schippers on Sep 28, 2021 9:56:25 AM

ChoiceOne Financial Services, Inc., the parent company of ChoiceOne Bank, is pleased to announce ChoiceOne Bank was once again ranked as Michigan’s Best Small Bank by Newsweek. ChoiceOne was recognized in Newsweek’s first-ever ranking in 2020 of the country’s financial institutions that were best at serving their customers’ needs in 2021 during the pandemic climate. Today, Newsweek has once again recognized ChoiceOne Bank as the Best Small Bank in Michigan for 2022.

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Topics: Press Release, ChoiceOne Bank, Small Business Banking, Awards

ChoiceOne Bank Awards 13 Scholarships to Local High School Seniors

Posted by Austin Schippers on Jul 13, 2021 8:25:00 AM

ChoiceOne Bank (NASDAQ: COFS) (“ChoiceOne”) is pleased to announce 13 scholarships have been awarded in the Annual ChoiceOne Scholarship Essay Contest designed to provide needs-based scholarships for graduating seniors in the communities the Bank serves.
As the local community bank, ChoiceOne encourages and rewards graduating seniors who are motivated to obtain a degree. The ChoiceOne Scholarship awards a one-time scholarship of $1,000 to each recipient for their first year of college. ChoiceOne Bank has 34 locations serving West and Southeastern Michigan, 13 winners were selected from 11 community high schools.
“Families are the heart of our communities, and we are committed to their wellbeing,” said ChoiceOne Bank President Michael J. Burke, Jr. “Our seniors are the next generation of leaders, so it’s important for them to realize the benefits of being raised and educated in a caring and supportive community. We have been offering this contest for many years now, and it’s always an enlightening experience for all of us.”
The ChoiceOne Bank Scholarship Essay Contest began in January and ended in March. Students had to submit an application which included a 500 word or less essay about one of their community-service experiences – describing why they got involved, who benefited and how they benefited. Eligible candidates included high school seniors, GED recipients in the current calendar year that had not begun college classes, and home school students with documentation of high school equivalency and college eligibility. Students had to be graduating seniors planning to attend an accredited two-year or four-year college in Michigan for the fall of 2021.
The contest was open to local high schools within the Bank’s 34 locations. With over 180 submissions, these are the 2021 winners:

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ChoiceOne Bank Receives MiBiz Annual M&A Deal of the Year Award

Posted by Jennifer Rynberg on Feb 18, 2021 12:00:00 PM


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A Coffee Break with Skylet Cummings: An Interview

Posted by Kylie Thompson on Jan 29, 2020 4:06:25 PM

With over 18 years of management experience and 23 years in banking, it's no secret that Skylet Cummings is excelling in her role as AVP, Branch Manager of two locations in the unique community of Rockford, Michigan. Rockford is known for its close-knit feel and family-friendly lifestyle. It's fueled with local shoppers, neighborly attitudes, and family owned businesses. So when ChoiceOne Bank opened two branches in Rockford, they knew it would take the right branch manager to fit into the community, and Skylet is that perfect fit.

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A Coffee Break with Trish Brown: An Interview

Posted by Kylie Thompson on Oct 16, 2019 11:42:33 AM

From Bank Teller to Commercial Lending Officer and everything in between, Trish Brown has many accomplishments in her 20+ years of working for ChoiceOne Bank. The everything-in-between includes marrying her husband, loving and parenting her two kids (and fur baby), continuing her education in banking, and helping the bank win awards for a dedication to serving the underserved…But most recently; receiving the Rising Star Award by the Community Bankers of Michigan (CBM).

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Topics: Commercial Loans, community, Awards, Interview, TrishBrown

A Coffee Break with Adom Greenland: An Interview

Posted by Kylie Thompson on Aug 21, 2019 3:21:57 PM

Chief Operating Officer, CPA, MSU Alum, husband, father of two, Rockford resident and most recently, a member of Grand Rapids Business Journals' 2019 Class of 40 Under 40. These are just a few of the many titles you can use to describe Adom Greenland, but they only scratch the surface of who he is and what he has accomplished in such a short amount of time since graduating from Michigan State University in 2003.

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Topics: Technology, GRBJ, Awards, Interview, AdomGreenland, COO