Bank of Ann Arbor is pleased to announce that five of our team members recently received promotions in recognition of their contributions to our growth and success.
Patti H. Judson promoted to First Vice President, Branch Administration, Operations, and Cash Management. Patti joined the bank as one of the original employees, in the capacity of assistant branch manager, and assisted in the opening of the bank in January, 1996. She was subsequently promoted to Vice President and Main Office Manager with responsibility for overseeing all of the branch operations and personnel. In 2008, Patti was promoted to Senior Vice President and assumed responsibility for operations and cash management in addition to continuing to oversee branch administration which now includes seven locations. She is currently being recognized with a promotion to First Vice President.
“We are extremely pleased to recognize the exceptional leadership and strong commitment to the success of Bank of Ann Arbor that Patti Judson maintains day in and day out in her leadership role at the bank. With her strong emphasis on quality service, compliance, and consistent processes, we have continued to successfully grow our branch network and deposits which increased by over 30% in 2010 and exceeded $600 million at our most recent year end”, commented Tim Marshall, President and CEO. “Patti has played a critical role in the growth, development, and success of the bank over the past 15 years and is highly deserving of this promotion”.
Patti has over 28 years of banking experience in the areas of audit, branch banking, and operations. In addition to her management position at the bank, Patti is on the board of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Washtenaw County.
Cynthia J. Livesay promoted to First Vice President–Credit Administration. Cindy joined the bank in December, 1995 as one of the original employees assisting in the opening of the bank in January, 1996. Cindy has spent the majority of her career at Bank of Ann Arbor in the Credit Administration area and has been a significant contributor to the strong credit quality maintained by the bank. Cindy was promoted to Vice President in 2003, Senior Vice President in 2006, and most recently to First Vice President.
“We are extremely pleased to recognize the effort and valuable contributions made by Cindy Livesay in her leadership role in credit administration which is reflected in the success Bank of Ann Arbor has enjoyed since its opening and, most importantly, in recent years when the national and Michigan economy have been so negatively impacted by the deep recession”, commented Tim Marshall, President and CEO. “During a time when so many banking institutions across the country have been challenged with historically high levels of non-performing assets and income statement losses, Bank of Ann Arbor has retained its profitability throughout the downturn and achieved record-level earnings in 2010 due to a strong and consistent credit culture of which Cindy has played an important role.”
In addition to her leadership position at the bank, Cindy is also active in the community. Currently, she is on the board of Arbor Hospice serving as Treasurer and on the finance committee for the Michigan Theater.
Mark Holtz promoted to Vice President, Technology Industry Group. Mark joined Bank of Ann Arbor as an Assistant Vice President, Loan Officer in the Technology Industry Group in 2008. Mark has nearly eight years experience in the commercial banking field having worked at LaSalle Bank prior to joining Bank of Ann Arbor. Mark is part of Bank of Ann Arbor’s Technology Industry Group, which serves the needs of the region's innovation-based business community. He has been active with the Ann Arbor Angels and is on the board of Great Lakes Entrepreneur Quest. In addition, he has volunteered with the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum and Washtenaw United Way.
Jacqueline Jenkins is promoted to Assistant Vice President, Portfolio Manager and Business Development Officer. Jackie has been with Bank of Ann Arbor Trust and Investment Management Group since 2007. She coordinates 401(k) advisory services and serves as the Relationship Manager for clients maintaining Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) and investment accounts at the bank. Prior to joining Bank of Ann Arbor, Jackie worked in branch management at TCF Bank where she earned a Resident Producer’s Life Insurance license, in addition to Series 6 and 63 securities licenses. A graduate of Gettysburg College, Jackie completed the Financial Planning Program at Eastern Michigan University in April 2010 and is currently preparing to take the exam in early 2011 to receive the Certified Financial Planning (CFP) designation.
Jackie is the chair of the Women’s Leadership Initiative for United Way of Washtenaw County and also serves on the Professional Development Committee of the Women’s Exchange of Washtenaw.
Mitzi Talon is promoted to Assistant Vice President and Personal Trust Officer. Mitzi joined the Bank of Ann Arbor Trust and Investment Management Group in 2004. She is responsible for the management of the trust, investment and estate needs of her clients. Prior to joining Bank of Ann Arbor she worked at United Bank & Trust in its Trust Department and at First of America (National City/PNC) for 9 years as a Trust Account Representative. Mitzi holds a BBA from Eastern Michigan University.
Mitzi has been actively involved with the Boy Scouts as both the Treasurer and a member of its local board for several years. She is also a member of the Ypsilanti Public Schools Foundation and serves on its Finance Committee. She recently joined the Board of the Power of the Purse, a women’s initiative of the United Way of Washtenaw County.
About Bank of Ann Arbor
Bank of Ann Arbor is a locally owned and operated bank with total assets and assets under management of over $1.3 billion, serving people and businesses in the Ann Arbor area with offices at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Washington Street in downtown Ann Arbor, in the Traver Village Shopping Center, across from the Arborland Mall, at the corner of Stadium and Liberty streets, on West Ellsworth Road in Pittsfield Township, and on West Michigan Avenue in downtown Ypsilanti. Its newest office is on Ann Arbor Road in Plymouth. Our web site is www.boaa.com. Visit us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.