Bank hires VP of mortgage operations
A bank in the region has named a new vice president.
Holland-based Macatawa Bank hired Andrew Baker as VP of mortgage operations, according to the bank yesterday.
Baker will be responsible for overseeing mortgage processing and closing.
“He will contribute his industry thought leadership to help develop our dynamic mortgage team,” Macatawa said.
Baker has 20 years of experience in banking focused on mortgages, including operations, processing, disclosure and lock desks.
Most recently, Baker was director of mortgage processing and closing at Lake Michigan Credit Union.
He attended Grand Valley State University, where he studied economics.
He recently earned his certified mortgage banker, or CMB, designation from the national Mortgage Bankers Association.
Founded in 1997, Macatawa Bank offers banking, retail and commercial lending, wealth management and ecommerce services to individuals, businesses and governmental entities.
The bank has 400 employees at 26 branches located throughout communities in Kent, Ottawa and northern Allegan counties.
Macatawa reported total assets of about $1.97 billion in 2018.