Management

Patrick J. Fehring
Chairman, President, CEO
Patrick J. Fehring
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.
Lani Barrett
Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
Lani Barrett
Ms. Barrett serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company and the Bank, positions she has held since 2018. With 39 years of experience in banking at Comerica Bank and Flagstar Bank, Ms. Barrett is responsible for human resources activity including staffing, compensation, training, leadership development, and team member benefits. Prior to joining the Company and the Bank, she served as senior vice president-director of human resource business partners of Flagstar Bank from April 2012 until July 2017. In this capacity, her primary responsibilities included the development of policies and practices for the organization, working with business leaders on organizational realignments and restructurings, overseeing the management of employee relations concerns, and overseeing the due diligence and integration of employees acquired through acquisitions. Ms. Barrett received her B.S. in business administration from Central Michigan University.
Timothy R. Mackay
Executive Vice President, Consumer Banking Officer
Timothy R. Mackay
Mr. Mackay serves as Assistant Corporate Secretary of the Company and as Executive Vice President, Consumer Banking Officer and Assistant Corporate Secretary of the Bank, positions he has held since 2013. He is responsible for the strategic leadership of the Consumer Banking Division, including branch banking, small business banking, residential mortgage and marketing.  Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Mackay spent 21 years with Fifth Third Bank serving in various leadership capacities in Michigan and Florida, most recently serving as Senior Vice President, Retail Banking Executive in South Florida. Mr. Mackay received his B.A. in business administration from Hope College.
Eva Scurlock
Executive Vice President, Risk Management Officer
Eva Scurlock
Ms. Scurlock serves as Assistant Corporate Secretary of the Company and as Executive Vice President, Risk Management Officer and Assistant Corporate Secretary of the Bank, positions she has held since 2007. With over 17 years of experience in the banking industry, including most recently as Credit Training Manager and Commercial Lender at LaSalle Bank, Ms. Scurlock, who joined us at inception, is responsible for the strategic leadership of enterprise risk management, including credit and compliance risk. Ms. Scurlock was selected by Crain's Detroit Business as a "40 Under 40" honoree in 2013. Ms. Scurlock received her B.A. in finance from Michigan State University.
David C. Walker
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
David C. Walker
Mr. Walker serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company and the Bank, positions he has held since 2009. He has also served as a vice president and director of Hamilton Court Insurance Company since July 2017. Mr. Walker previously served as Group Vice President of Detroit-based GMAC LLC, where he spent 24 years in various financial disciplines, including seven years as Chief Financial Officer of GMAC's Mortgage Group and two years as GMAC's Treasurer. Mr. Walker obtained his B.S. in applied math and economics from Brown University and his MBA in finance from the University of Michigan.
Gregory A. Wernette
Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer, Corporate Secretary
Gregory A. Wernette
Mr. Wernette serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer and Corporate Secretary of the Company and the Bank, positions he has held since 2007. Prior to joining the Bank at inception, Mr. Wernette spent 21 years with Comerica Bank, most recently as First Vice President and Group Manager in Middle Market Banking. Mr. Wernette received his B.S in finance from Central Michigan University and his MBA in accounting from Wayne State University.

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