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Board of Directors

Bill Butler | Partner in Frohm Kelley Butler & Ryan CPA Firm.

T.L. Bushey | Chief Financial Officer at Gemini Group. Over 33 years of financial experience with 19 of those years spent in public accounting working with agri-businesses. Currently serves on the board for Mainstreet Community Bank of Florida and Gemini Group. Member of American Institute of Public Accountants and Michigan Association of Public Accountants.

Debbie Cunningham | President & CEO of Northstar Bank.

David Hyzer | Represents the ownership of the bank and is active in the management of the Gemini Group, a diversified group of businesses that includes manufacturing, financial services, oil and gas interests, real estate development and movie theaters. Serves as a director for Northstar Financial Group, Inc., Mainstreet Community Bank of Florida, Gemini Group, Inc. and Epic Theatres, Inc. Hyzer was a Certified Public Accountant and co-owned a CPA firm for 24 years.

James D. Finn | 25 years working at Finn’s JM&J Insurance. Currently serving on the board of the Ann Arbor A’s Travel Baseball program, Tall Paul’s Pickles, Greystoke Investments and Finn Family Investment.

Roy Klecha | Former CEO of Northstar Bank with 40 years of banking experience.

Kevin Nelson | CEO of Gemini Group, CEO of Northstar Financial Group, Inc., long time resident of Washtenaw County and serves as a board member for Epic Theaters, Gemini Group, Mainstreet Community Bank of Florida, Northstar Financial Group, Inc. and West Michigan Community Bank. 

Jerry Peplinski | 20 years of experience owning/managing both retail and service businesses. Board member since 2010.

Les Phillips | Owner of Phillips Oil Co.

Jeff Rochefort | 23 years of experience in a family owned manufacturing business. Strong ties with agriculture, transportation and vocational education. Board member since 2010.

S Douglas Touma | Attorney and Shareholder at Touma, Watson, Whaling, Coury, Castello & Stremers P.C. and Chairman of the Board.



Officers

Debbie Cunningham | President & CEO

Kevin Nelson | NFGI CEO

David Sass | NFGI President - Chief Lending Officer

Bryan Spratt | NFGI Chief Operating Officer - Chief Risk Officer

Anne Kelley | NFGI Chief Credit Officer

Amy Stern | NFGI Chief Financial Officer

Scott Essenmacher | NFGI Chief Human Resources Officer

Matthew Brickel | Senior Vice President - Commercial Lending

Greg Clifton | Senior Vice President - Chief Information Officer

Stacey Cutler | Senior Vice President - Retail Administration

Brad Faubel | Senior Vice President - Credit Department Manager

Tonya Gietzen | Senior Vice President - Commercial Lending 

Brian Moran | Senior Vice President - Commercial Lending

John Wilkins | Senior Vice President - Commercial Lending

Mark Aben | 1st Vice President - Commercial Loan Officer

J. Stephen Armstrong | 1st Vice President - Commercial Loan Officer

Eric Faust | 1st Vice President - Director of Risk Management

Thomas Kreh | 1st Vice President - Agriculture Loan Officer

Frank Lauto | 1st Vice President - Director Deposit Operations & Digital Delivery

Charlene Maedel-Lomp | 1st Vice President - Mortgage Loan Officer

Rebecca Mathy| 1st Vice President - Director of Loan Operations

Patrick McKeon | 1st Vice President - Commercial Loan Officer

Lori L. Schornack | 1st Vice President - Mortgage Loan Officer

Brian Shaw | 1st Vice President - Agriculture Loan Officer

Rick Butte | Vice President - Commercial Loan Officer

Dawn Curtiss | Vice President - Senior Credit Analyst II

Bobbie Fisher | Vice President - Public Funds Officer

Diane Gibbard | Vice President - Mortgage Loan Officer

Noelle C. Grigg | Vice President - Commercial Loan Officer

Jodi Hurren | Vice President - e-Banking Operations Officer

Matt Klein | Vice President - Commercial Loan Officer 

Daniel R. Lackowski | Vice President - Consumer Loan Officer

Aaron Meinhold | Vice President - Commercial/Agricultural Loan Officer

Frank Piro | Vice President - Commercial Loan Officer

Donna Steele | Vice President - Compliance Officer

Jeremy Ventrone | Vice President - Commercial Loan Officer

Mary Donnellon | Assistant Vice President - Controller

Colby Green | Assistant Vice President - Lenox Branch Manager

Molly Jeltema | Assistant Vice President - Bank Secrecy Officer/ Information Security Officer

Christine McNabb| Assistant Vice President - Port Huron & St. Clair Branch Manager

Amber Mullins | Assistant Vice President - Marketing Director

Andrew Nahernak | Assistant Vice President - Agricultural Credit Administrator

Tammy J. Schave | Assistant Vice President - Consumer Loan Officer

Marie Stafford | Assistant Vice President - Bad Axe & Ubly Branch Manager

Melissa Swainston | Assistant Vice President - Deposit Operations Manager

Rebecca Talaski | Assistant Vice President - Operations Officer

Joseph Turner| Assistant Vice President - Akron & Caro Branch Manager

Amber Voigt | Assistant Vice President - Algonac Branch Manager

Charles Wright | Assistant Vice President - Commercial Loan Officer

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