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Business Loans

Behind every business loan is a person. Our people work hard to understand your business so we can offer the best lending product. Whether you’re launching a business, or expanding your reach, we’ll help you move with speed.

  • Working capital lines of credit to support accounts receivable and inventory needs
  • Term loans and lines of credit for agribusiness
  • Loans to finance equipment purchases
  • Letters of credit
  • Loans for the purchase of buildings
  • Farm service agency loans
  • Loans to finance construction of buildings
  • USDA business and industry loans
  • Corporate credit cards to track expenses
  • Express SBA (Small Business Administration) guaranteed loans – These loan programs provide options for lower rates and longer terms than a conventional bank loan (Low Doc. SBA 7(a) and 504 loans)

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Meet The Team

Pete Batistoni

Lapeer

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Pete Batistoni

SVP Chief Lending Officer

Lapeer

Phone: 810.538.1894

Email: [email protected]

Banker for 30 year, enjoys camping, hiking, beekeeping, gardening, and time with family.

Matt Ankley

Lapeer

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Matt Ankley

VP Commercial Loan Officer

Lapeer

Phone: 810.538.1892

Email: [email protected]

Banker for 25 years, enjoys the outdoors, and spending time with family.

Ashley Winter

Lapeer

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Ashley Winter

VP Commercial Loan Officer

Lapeer

Phone: 810.538.1910

Email: [email protected]

Banker for 17 years, 4H Volunteer, enjoys boating and camping with family.

Travis Jackson

Almont & Armada

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Travis Jackson

VP Commercial Loan Officer

Almont & Armada

Phone: 810.395.1127

Email: [email protected]

Banker for 8 years, northern Michigan explorer, enjoys boating and snowmobiling with family.

Brian Bacon

Sparta

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Brian Bacon

VP commercial Loan Officer

Sparta

Phone: (616) 887.2331

Email: [email protected]

Banker for 20 years, outdoor enthusiast, advocate for camping on Silver Lake with family and friends, builder of off road trucks.

Amber Behrendt

Grand Rapids

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Amber Behrendt

VP Business Development

Grand Rapids

Phone: 616.485.7281

Email: [email protected]

Banker for 21 years, concert enthusiast, active community member and volunteer who enjoys spending time with family.

Jennifer Bellamy

Sparta

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Jennifer Bellamy

VP Commercial Loan Officer

Sparta

Phone: (616) 678.5658

Email: [email protected]

Banker for 15 years, enjoys time with family, and being involved in the community.

Lee Braford

Sparta

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Lee Braford

SVP Chief Credit Officer

Sparta

Phone: (616) 678.5455

Email: [email protected]

Banker for 30+ years, Board Member of Sparta Community Foundation, and Michigan outdoors enthusiast.

Patricia Brown

Fremont

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Patricia Brown

Commercial Loan Officer

Fremont

Phone: (616) 260-2485

Email: [email protected]

Banker for 20+ years, Active Community Member, and Volunteer, and enjoys time with family.

Rick Chown

Lapeer

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Rick Chown

VP Commercial Loan Officer - Medical Loans

Lapeer

Phone: 810.834.9911

Email: [email protected]

White tail bow hunter, snowmobiler, Michigan outdoors-man. 

Aaron Griffin

Grand Rapids

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Aaron Griffin

Assistant Vice President Business Development Officer

Grand Rapids

Phone: 616.430.7617

Email: [email protected]

Banker for over 10 years, Family Man, and Volunteer for Junior Achievement and Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Carrie Olson

Grand Rapids

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Carrie Olson

VP Client Development

Grand Rapids

Phone: 616.490.4285

Email: [email protected]

Banker for 19 years, Active Community Member and Volunteer, and Enjoys Time with Family.

Jason Parker

Sparta

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Jason Parker

VP Commercial Lender

Sparta

Phone: (616) 887.2340

Email: [email protected]

Banker for 19 years, outdoors enthusiast, family man, mountain biker, golfer, enjoys skiing with family, and riding quads with son.

Robert Robbins

Grand Rapids

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Robert Robbins

VP Commercial Banking

Grand Rapids

Phone: (616) 205.0327

Email: [email protected]

Banker for 20 years, Detroit Tigers fan, fisher, golfer, and fan of my son’s college baseball team.

Kent Gagnon

Sparta

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Kent Gagnon

VP Treasury Management

Sparta

Phone: (616) 887.3298

Email: [email protected]

Banker for 30 years, chef-level cook at home, family man, frequent sports player.

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Online Applications are available for residents of our service area including Kent, Newaygo, Muskegon, Ottawa, Montcalm, Oceana, Osceola, Ionia, Mecosta, Lake, Allegan, and Barry Counties in Michigan.