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Officers & Directors

Management

John H. Castle
Chairman & CEO
John H. Castle has been a Director of Southern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. ('Southern') and Southern Michigan Bank & Trust ('Southern Michigan Bank') since 2002. Mr. Castle is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Southern and Southern Michigan Bank. He serves on the Kellogg Community College Audit Committee and the Economic Development Corporation of the City of Coldwater. Mr. Castle formerly served as Chairman of the Kellogg Community College Foundation, Chairman of the Community Health Center Foundation, now known as ProMedica Coldwater Regional Hospital Foundation, Trustee of the Community Health Center of Branch County, now known as ProMedica Coldwater Regional Hospital, Chairman of the City of Coldwater Downtown Development Authority and Treasurer of the Branch Area Food Pantry.
Danice L. Chartrand
Senior VP, Treasurer, Secretary & CFO
Danice L. Chartrand is the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer of Southern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. and Southern Michigan Bank & Trust. Ms. Chartrand has been employed by the Corporation since 1999.
Nicholas M. Grabowski
Executive Vice President, Head of Lending
Nicholas M. Grabowski is the Executive Vice President and Head of Lending of Southern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. and Southern Michigan Bank & Trust. Mr. Grabowski is a graduate of Grand Valley State University and also graduated from the ABA National Commercial Lending School. He is a member of the Coldwater Exchange Club and former board member of Girls on the Run. Mr. Grabowski has been employed by the corporation since 2003.
Kurt G. Miller
President and Chief Credit Officer
Kurt G. Miller has been a Director of Southern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. (‘Southern’) and Southern Michigan Bank & Trust (‘Southern Michigan Bank’) since 2002. Mr. Miller is President and Chief Credit Officer of Southern and Southern Michigan Bank. He is a Director of Southwest Michigan First, serves on the Board of Trustees for the Michigan Bankers Workers Compensation Fund, a member of the Michigan Bankers Association Bank Management Committee, and a member of the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority and Local Development Finance Authority for the City of Coldwater.

Board of Directors

John H. Castle
Chairman & CEO
John H. Castle has been a Director of Southern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. ('Southern') and Southern Michigan Bank & Trust ('Southern Michigan Bank') since 2002. Mr. Castle is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Southern and Southern Michigan Bank. He serves on the Kellogg Community College Audit Committee and the Economic Development Corporation of the City of Coldwater. Mr. Castle formerly served as Chairman of the Kellogg Community College Foundation, Chairman of the Community Health Center Foundation, now known as ProMedica Coldwater Regional Hospital Foundation, Trustee of the Community Health Center of Branch County, now known as ProMedica Coldwater Regional Hospital, Chairman of the City of Coldwater Downtown Development Authority and Treasurer of the Branch Area Food Pantry.
Dean Calhoun
Coldwater Veneer, Inc.
Dean Calhoun has been a Director of Southern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. and Southern Michigan Bank & Trust since 2006. Mr. Calhoun is owner and President of Coldwater Veneer, Inc., President of Calhoun Corporation, Vice President of Altenburg Hardware Lumber Company, Vice President of Salem Hardwood Lumber Company, Vice President of Tri-State Hardwood Company, Inc.
Charles James Scott Clark
Clark Logic
Charles J. S. Clark became a Director of Southern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. and Southern Michigan Bank & Trust in 2014. Mr. Clark is the owner of Clark Logic, which includes Central Manufacturing Services, Inc. (CMS), iTrailer Equipment Rental & Leasing, and J&L X-Press Services. All of the companies provide Logistic Services throughout the Midwest which include 2.50 million square feet of commercial warehousing, tenant & office space, semi-trailer & container rental and transportation solutions.
H. Kenneth Cole
Retired Executive
H. Kenneth Cole has been a Director of Southern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. and Southern Michigan Bank & Trust since 1998. Mr. Cole is retired from his full time position as Chief Administrative Officer and Treasurer of Hillsdale College. He currently works part time for the College as the administrator of a $250 million + foundation.
Patrick H. Flannery
Hillsdale College
Patrick H. Flannery joined the Boards of Southern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. and Southern Michigan Bank & Trust in July 2017. Mr. Flannery, is a licensed CPA and Vice President for Finance and Treasurer at Hillsdale College. He formerly served on the Hillsdale City Council and served as mayor pro tem for the city of Hillsdale.
Nolan E. Hooker
Best American Car Washes
Nolan E. Hooker has been a Director of Southern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. and Southern Michigan Bank & Trust since 1991. Mr. Hooker is the President of Best American Car Washes.
Brian P. McConnell
Burr Oak Tool & Gauge Company, Inc.
Brian P. McConnell has been a Director of Southern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. and Southern Michigan Bank & Trust since 2007. Mr. McConnell is President and Chief Operating Officer of Burr Oak Tool Inc., a manufacturer of production equipment for the heat transfer and tube processing industries.
Kurt G. Miller
President and Chief Credit Officer
Kurt G. Miller has been a Director of Southern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. (‘Southern’) and Southern Michigan Bank & Trust (‘Southern Michigan Bank’) since 2002. Mr. Miller is President and Chief Credit Officer of Southern and Southern Michigan Bank. He is a Director of Southwest Michigan First, serves on the Board of Trustees for the Michigan Bankers Workers Compensation Fund, a member of the Michigan Bankers Association Bank Management Committee, and a member of the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority and Local Development Finance Authority for the City of Coldwater.
Freeman E. Riddle
Retired Executive
Freeman E. Riddle has been a Director of Southern Michigan Bancorp, Inc. and Southern Michigan Bank & Trust since 1982. Mr. Riddle retired as a Vice-President of Spoor & Parlin, Inc., and was previously the President of Spoor & Parlin, Inc.

Honorary Directors

John S. Carton
James T. Grohalski
Gregory J. Hull
Thomas E. Kolassa
Thomas D. Meyer
Jane L. Randall