Mike is the Columbus Market President at First Federal Lakewood, the largest independent depositor-owned community bank headquartered in Ohio. In this role, Mike will focus on building commercial relationships, deposit generation, optimizing our facilities and market presence and ultimately bringing a full line of products to Columbus. He brings with him extensive experience in financial services and community banking.
Mike was most recently the Central Ohio President for Indiana-based Horizon Bank. Previously, he spent more than 20 years as a Director and CEO of several community banks. He started his professional career in public accounting, where he spent 15 years as a CPA and Partner with Crowe. Mike specialized in financial institutions and provided a wide spectrum of audit, tax and consulting services to commercial bank clients.
He received a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University. Mike has extensive experience with all aspects of commercial banking.