Board of Directors

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Fehring serves as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank, positions he has held since 2007. Prior to founding the Bank, Mr. Fehring spent 27 years with Fifth Third Bancorp or its affiliates, most recently as President of Fifth Third Bank, Eastern Michigan. Mr. Fehring received his B.S in business from Miami University in Ohio. Our board considered Mr. Fehring's role as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and the Bank, his 39-year career in banking and his long-standing relationships within the business community in determining that he should be a member of our board.
Chairman of the Board
Director
Ms. Allushuski is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Heron Talent, LLC, an executive coaching firm. She also serves on the boards of the Detroit Regional Chamber and Skyline Club, on the advisory board for the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan, and as a limited partner of Belle Capital. Ms. Allushuski earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Ohio University and a degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Our board considered Ms. Allushuski's business experience, her management experience as the President and Chief Executive Officer of a business and her knowledge of the business community in our market area in determining that she should be a member of our board and Compensation Committee.
Director
Mr. Ansara is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ansara Restaurant Group, Inc., a restaurant and real estate company. Mr. Ansara received his B.A. from the University of Michigan, Dearborn. Mr. Ansara is also a member of the Michigan Bar Association having received his law degree from the Detroit College of Law. Our board considered Mr. Ansara's experience as the chief executive officer of a local business and his knowledge and experience with real estate investment in determining that he should be a member of our board and Compensation Committee.
Director
Mr. Bellinson is the Managing Member and founder of Riverstone Communities, which owns and operates 85 manufactured housing communities in 11 states. In 2012, Mr. Bellinson co-founded Peas and Carrots Hospitality LLC, a restaurant holding company that owns restaurants in Michigan and Chicago. He previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Arcadia Services, Inc., a national health care provider in 21 states that was sold in 1997 to Integrated Health Services, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange company. In 2015, Mr. Bellinson co-founded Riverstone Growth Partners, which is a private equity group. Also in 2015, he co-founded Brilliant Detroit, a non-profit that buys homes in underserved Detroit neighborhoods and converts them to free early childhood learning centers. Mr. Bellinson is active in several other philanthropic organizations in the Detroit area. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Economics. He also earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of San Diego, College of Law, and became a bar-certified attorney in the State of Michigan. Our board considered Mr. Bellinson's knowledge of the business community in our market area and his overall extensive business and management level experience in determining that he should be a member of our board and Nominating and Governance Committee.
Director
Mr. Brillati is Chief Executive Officer of Salus Group, a benefits and administration company. Mr Brillati received his B.A from the University of Detroit - Mercy. Our board considered Mr. Brillati's knowledge of the business community in our market area and his overall extensive business and management level experience in determining that he should be a member of our board and Compensation Committee.
Director
Dr. David is a cardiologist and physician chair of the Cardiovascular Center of Excellence at St. John Providence Health System with cardiovascular service line responsibilities for Ascension Health Michigan. He has partial ownership of, and is chief medical officer for, Cardiovascular Therapeutics, and has partial ownership in Heart Cardiology Consultants, which is based in Southfield, Michigan. He completed cardiovascular training at Providence Hospital and Harper Hospital, Wayne State University. Dr. David currently serves on the Board of Visitors for the school of nursing at Oakland University. He earned his a medical degree from American University of the Caribbean and an MBA from Indiana University Business School. Our board considered Dr. David's business and management experience in determining that he should be a member of our board, Audit Committee, Nominating and Governance Committee and Compensation Committee.
Director
Mr. Fabbri is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Aaro Companies, which provide maintenance and janitorial services for commercial buildings, and of Lakeview Hills Golf Resort. He previously served on the board of directors for Huntington Bank and the Detroit Athletic Club. Mr. Fabbri earned a bachelor's degree in commerce and finance from the University of Detroit. Our board considered Mr. Fabbri's experience on a bank's board of directors, his knowledge of the business community in our market area, and his overall extensive business and management level experience in determining that he should be a member of our board, Audit Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee.
Director
Mr. Herman is the President and Chief Operating Officer of ANYI Management Company, and commercial real estate company. He has 25 years of experience in the banking industry, primarily with Comerica Bank and Fifth Third Bank, which included management and executive management positions in the areas of commercial lending, trust and investments and private banking. Mr. Herman earned a bachelor's degree from Central Michigan University and an MBA from Michigan State University. Our board considered Mr. Herman's experience as the chief operating officer of a local business, his knowledge of and experience with real estate investment and development, and his experience in the banking industry in determining that he should be a member of our board and Audit Committee.
Director
Dr. Rivera is the Physician Advisor for Ascension Providence and Providence Park campuses, current Past President of the Medical Staff of Providence and serves on the health system board for Ascension Southeast Michigan Hospitals. He was a founder and managing partner of Independent Emergency Physicians, P.C. for over 20 years. Dr. Rivera received his B.S from the University of South Florida. He completed his M.D at the NOVA Southeastern University of Health Sciences in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. In 2004, Dr. Rivera received his MBA from the University of Tennessee. Our board considered Dr. Rivera's management experience and knowledge of the business community in our market area in determining that he should be a member of our board, Nominating and Governance Committee and Compensation Committee.
Director
Mr. Wanczyk is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Utica Enterprises, Inc., a holding company that owns and operates 12 subsidiaries in the automotive and transportation industry. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of Hour Media, LLC, which owns and operates 10 media companies in six states. Mr. Wanczyk also serves as a director and trustee of several foundations and non-profit organizations in the Detroit area. He graduated from Wayne State University with a bachelor's degree in accounting. Our board considered Mr. Wanczyk's management experience as a chief executive, his accounting acumen, and his knowledge of the business community in our market area in determining that he should be a member of our board, Audit Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee.

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