Mercantile Bank expands commercial lending team in three markets

Mercantile Bank of Michigan is expanding its commercial lending presence across the state with several new team members.

The Grand Rapids-based bank announced Monday, November 22nd, that it had been hiring commercial lenders in Grand Rapids and Lansing and expanding its presence by creating a commercial lending team in northern Michigan.

Leading the way in expanding into the Traverse City / Northern Michigan area are:

Aaron Davenport, Vice President, Commercial Lender Bringing 34 years of commercial lending experience and market knowledge to his new role in the Traverse City and Northern Michigan markets.

Jason Schramski, Vice President, Commercial Lender with 18 years of commercial lending experience.

Bringing Additional Talent to the Grand Rapids / Lansing Area:

Mike Bishop, Senior Vice President, Commercial Lender, a 22 year veteran of the commercial banking world who will serve as a team leader based in Grand Rapids who will work to develop customer relationships.

Brian Campbell, First Vice President, Commercial Lender, bringing 22 years of commercial real estate banking experience to his new role at Mercantile Bank in Grand Rapids.

Steve Bosscher, First Vice President, Commercial Lender, bringing 15 years of experience and market knowledge to this role, having most recently served as Commercial Real Estate Relationship Manager. He’s from Grand Rapids.

Greg Adkins, First Vice President, Commercial Lender with 21 years of credit experience. He will help improve the Lansing-based bank’s business relationships in the mid-Michigan market.

Merchant bank

Mercantile Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mercantile Bank Corporation and provides banking services to corporations, individuals and government entities.

The bank has approximately $ 4.9 billion in assets and operates 44 banking offices.