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First National Bank of Michigan Announces Promotions

September 8, 2023

Posted in News

KALAMAZOO, MI-September 1, 2023- First National Bank of Michigan (“FNBM”) announces promotions of Marcus Kole, Eric French, and Jerry Hinga. “FNBM Board of Directors recently approved the promotions of Marcus, Eric and Jerry  during the bank’s August board meeting,” said First National Bank of Michigan President and CEO Daniel Bitzer. “Each of these individuals has …

Kirstyn Monroe Joins First National Bank of Michigan

July 17, 2023

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Grand Rapids, MI-First National Bank of Michigan continues to expand its commercial banking team of local industry experts by hiring Kirstyn Monroe. “We are pleased to welcome Kirstyn to our commercial banking team,” said First National Bank of Michigan Market President, Mike Hollander.  “Kirstyn has over 17 years of commercial banking experience in the Grand …

First National Bank of Michigan Appoints Board Member, Rachel Michaud

June 27, 2023

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June 27, 2023—First National Bank of Michigan appointed Rachel Michaud to its Board of Directors effective June 16, 2023. “We are pleased to welcome Rachel to the First National Bank of Michigan Board,” said Daniel Bitzer, President & CEO of First National Bank of Michigan. “Rachel’s extensive experience in Real Estate, Commercial Construction, Marketing, Sales …

Community Involvement – YMCA of Greater Kalamazoo

June 8, 2023

Posted in Community Involvement

On April 21st, 2023, the YMCA of Greater Kalamazoo held an event with supporters and community leaders at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Kalamazoo, Michigan to address injustices in our local communities. In attendance were members of the FNBM Kalamazoo team, which included Marcus Kole, Shaunna Padgett, Josh Schultz, Rick Jackson and Kelsey Bailey. The …

Is Using an App Safer Than Using a Browser for Banking Digitally?

June 7, 2023

Posted in Security Updates

Online and mobile banking makes moving money, paying bills, and managing your financial well-being easier and more convenient. It’s certainly not without its risks, however, especially when it comes to identity theft and fraud. Is there a safer way to access your information between your financial institution’s website or mobile app? That largely depends on you.

Protect Your Online Accounts from Phishing

June 6, 2023

Posted in Security Updates

Keep your accounts out of the wrong hands Phishing is an all-too-common way for scammers to learn your personal information and access your financial accounts. To help prevent yourself from falling victim to a scam, it’s wise to learn exactly how phishing works. What is phishing Phishing is a type of social engineering technique that …

Banking System Upgrade

March 20, 2023

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In an effort to better serve our customers, First National Bank of Michigan has upgraded our Online and Mobile Banking systems. The new systems offer an enhanced user experience and access to more financial tools that make banking with us that much better.

Be Careful This Holiday Season

December 13, 2022

Posted in Security Updates

Thinking Outside The Box As shippers forecast another record year of holiday deliveries, scammers are ramping up their efforts to take advantage. As the holiday’s approach and deliveries adorn your porch, remain diligent in protecting yourself against package delivery scams. It’s become all too common to receive a text message from a contact alleged to …

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