Our Team



Jeremy Hawke
Senior Vice President / Market Manager
Traverse City Office


Email | 231.469.5013
 

Jeremy is a Senior Vice President and Market Manager at The Bank of Northern Michigan and is responsible for the Bank's Traverse City office as well as overseeing the bank's Business Banking group in Traverse City. He has 20-years of experience in Banking and financial management. He serves as the Chair of the Finance Committee for Central United Methodist Church and is on the Board of Directors for Third Level Crisis Center. He has both his BS and MBA degrees from Western Michigan University, and has completed the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin. He enjoys spending his free time with his family and taking advantage of all of the great outdoor activities our area has to offer.
 



Bill Marshall
Senior Vice President / Market Manager
Petoskey Office

Email | 231.439.5006


Bill Marshall is a Senior Vice President and Market Manager at The Bank of Northern Michigan and is responsible for the Petoskey office. He also oversees the Business Banking group and Private Client activities. Bill has more than nine years of commercial banking experience in northern Michigan. An active member in the community, Marshall is the chairman of the board for the Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce and a committee member for the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation. He enjoys a great lifestyle on the lakes, trails, and 130 year-old farm with his wife and son.



Jason Blain
Assistant Vice President / Business Banking Officer
 Traverse City Office


Email | 231.922.1440


Jason has been with the Bank of Northern Michigan for six years, starting off in the Professional Development Program, and then transitioning into a Business Banking Officer in the Traverse City market. Jason’s focus is on growing relationships with his clients to serve as a trusted resource to their business. Jason also has experience as a construction lender on multi-family community development projects in coordination with the Bank’s Merchant Banking activities. Jason is a graduate of Lake Superior State University, where he graduated summa cum laude with his Bachelor of Science in Finance and Economics. While playing hockey at Lake Superior State University, Jason was a member of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association All-Academic team. He recently earned his MBA from the Eli Broad Graduate School of Management at Michigan State University. Jason volunteers for Northwestern Michigan College, SCORE, Habitat for Humanity, Father Fred and Westside Community Church. Jason and his wife, Areka, are the parents to three children, Ava, Rowan and Violet. In his free time, Jason enjoys playing hockey, golfing and spending time with his family.

 



Doug Buck
Senior Vice President / Business Banking Manager
Petoskey Office

Email | 231.439.5005


Doug Buck is a Senior Vice President for The Bank of Northern Michigan. Doug joined the bank in 2014 to lead the Business Banking team in Petoskey. In this role, he brings over a decade of commercial lending experience in the Northern Michigan market. Doug's success is based upon building long-term relationships with clients by involving owners and managers in conversations to truly understand their business. He has a solid understanding of sound business practices in a variety industries and uses his knowledge of finance and banking to provide insight to his clients. He holds the Charter Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is graduate of the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business. In addition, Doug is a board member of the Char-Em United Way and Chairman of the Economic Development Committee of the Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce. He is the Scoutmaster of St. Francis Xavier's Boy Scout Troop 7 and is an Eagle Scout.
 



Corbin Donaldson
Private Banking Officer
Petoskey Office

Email | 231.348.9073


As a private banker, Corbin serves as a single point of contact for clients and assists them in setting up personal and business deposit accounts as well as business and consumer loans. Corbin has been in the banking industry since 2010 and went through the Professional Development Program at The Bank of Northern Michigan. He is currently pursuing his MBA at Davenport University. A 2014 graduate of Leadership Little Traverse, Corbin enjoys spending time with his family, watching and playing sports, and enjoying all Northern Michigan has to offer.
 



Brian Eggleston
Assistant Vice President, Private Client Officer
Traverse City Office

Email | 231.922.1403


As a Private Banking Officer, Brian assists clients in setting up personal and business deposit accounts as well as business and consumer loans including residential mortgages. Maintaining personal and business relationships is always his highest priority. Brian has been in the banking industry for nine years, most of those years spent here at The Bank of Northern Michigan. Brian volunteers for Habitat for Humanity, is involved with The Father Fred Foundation, and can be found on the golf course in the summer.  He obtained a Business degree from Saginaw Valley State University.
 



Kathy Erber
Senior Vice President / Director of Deposit Services
Petoskey Office

Email | 231.439.5004


As the Senior Vice President and Director of Deposit Services at the Bank of Northern Michigan, Kathy manages the deposit and treasury services for the organization. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Northern Michigan University and has completed several banking related classes from lending and sales to bank management. Kathy currently serves as Chairperson of Vital Care Inc. an affiliate of McLaren Northern Michigan, is Secretary of Harbor Inc, and serves on the Petoskey Harbor Springs Community Foundation board. She has served as the President of the Harbor Springs Area Chamber of Commerce and has also been an active ambassador. The mother of two grown daughters, she enjoys spending time outdoors cross country skiing, golfing, hiking/camping, and of course, shopping in local stores.
 



Julie Kuchnicki
Cash Management Officer
Petoskey Office

Email | 231.439.5018


Julie has 17 years of experience in the banking industry and has been with the Bank of Northern Michigan for 11 years.  She has served as both a Client Service Representative and a Cash Management Officer, the latter of which is her current position.  Julie is a Board Member for Kiwanis of Harbor Springs, the Treasurer of the Harbor Springs Snowmobile Club, and a member of the Harbor Springs Chamber of Commerce.
 



Rachel Nowicki
Cash Management Officer
Traverse City Office

Email | 231.922.1438


Rachel started with The Bank of Northern Michigan in the Professional Development Program in 2009. During that time she worked as a Credit Analyst and as Client Service Manager. Rachel has a degree in finance from Grand Valley State University. She is an active volunteer with the Habitat for Humanity and Goodwill Industries. Rachel enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and their husky/lab mix, Bently.

 



Ryan Popa
Business Banker
Traverse City Office

Email | 231.922.1435


Ryan began his banking career with The Bank of Northern Michigan, starting out in the bank's Professional Development Program. During his time with the bank, Ryan worked as a Credit Analyst and as a Client Service Manager. He received an accounting degree from Western Michigan University. Ryan has spent time volunteering for the United Way and Habitat for Humanity. In his free time, Ryan enjoys spending time with family and friends, and being active in the outdoors.
 


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Garrett Urman
Business Banking Officer
Petoskey Office

Email | 231.439.5017


A graduate of Lake Superior State University, Garrett began his banking career with The Bank of Northern Michigan. He started out in the Bank’s Professional Development Program and has transitioned into a Business Banking Officer. Garrett’s banking focus is to be a trusted financial advisor and a genuine partner to his clients. Garrett is actively involved with Harbor Light Community Chapel’s finance team, is a graduate of Leadership Little Traverse, and also serves as a board member on Lake Superior State University’s Lukenda School of Business Professional Advisory Board. Born and raised in Northern Michigan, he enjoys spending time with his wife and family, and being active in the outdoors.
 



Wade Van Houzen
Vice President / Business Banking Manager
Traverse City Office

Email | 231.922.1437
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Wade has more than 20 years of experience in business banking, during which he has gained an in-depth understanding of all facets of consumer and business financing. Actively involved in the community, Wade serves on the board for the Kiwanis Club of Traverse City and is an instructor for Junior Achievement. He also volunteers for the Habitat for Humanity, Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce and Northwestern Michigan College.