ChoiceOne Bank recently announced that Jason A. Parker, of Cedar Springs, has re-joined the Bank as Assistant Vice President, Commercial Lender. In his new position, Parker will work with clients and new prospects to meet their commercial lending needs.
“As a Trusted Advisor of ChoiceOne Bank, I will also work with my clients to help identify all of their financial needs beyond commercial lending,” said Parker. “In that effort I will help coordinate and direct my clients to the appropriate areas within the Bank to obtain the broad range of banking services that we can offer.”
Parker’s appointment as Assistant Vice President marks a return for him to ChoiceOne Bank. Most recently he worked at Huntington Bank for five years, where he managed a $30 million portfolio. “We are pleased to welcome Jason back to ChoiceOne Bank,” said James Bosserd, President and CEO of ChoiceOne Bank. “The experience he has gained in his career and his commitment to serving customers will prove invaluable for our ChoiceOne Bank business clients. He brings a strong background and work ethic to his position.”
From 2003 to 2007, Parker was a branch manager at ChoiceOne, and prior to that a branch manager at Ionia County National Bank. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Western Michigan University and a bachelor’s degree from Grand Valley State University.
Parker is active in his community serving as a member of the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce Celebration Committee. He is a past member of the Cedar Springs Rotary Club, past board member of the Cedar Springs Chamber of Commerce, and past Treasurer of the Lowell Rotary Club. Parker also helps coach youth soccer.
“Jason’s involvement in local service organizations is typical of what our employees are known for at ChoiceOne Bank,” added Bosserd. “As the local community bank, we want to do all we can to help the families and businesses in our communities succeed.”