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Union Bank Offers Scholarship Program for the 18th Consecutive Year


Union Bank is pleased to offer a scholarship program for the 18th consecutive year to graduating seniors in the Lakewood, Hastings and Pewamo-Westphalia School Districts. Various scholarships will be awarded based on the number of qualified applicants. Read More

ATM Conversion


On Monday, March 6th we will be converting all of our ATMs to a new processor. We will experience some downtime at our ATMs during this conversion, but we are planning to have all ATMs fully functional by the end of the day on Monday. ATMs owned and Read More

1099 MISC Tax Notices


It has been brought to our attention that there are some 1099MISC tax notices that were mailed to customers in error. The amount on some of these notices consisted of multiple years of Dime-a-Time earnings. The notices that were mailed in error are not

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Lender Bios

Meet Our Experienced Lenders


Sally Cranson, Mortgage Lender

Sally Cranson

Lake Odessa Branch
616.374.3278 x - 4029

Graduate of Michigan State University, Public Resource Management

With Union Bank since 2015 and has 17 years of banking experience.


Doug Flessner, VP Commercial Lender, Agriculture Specialty

Doug Flessner

Operations Center Lake Odessa 
616.374.3271  x - 1019

Graduate of Michigan State University, Agricultural Economics

With Union Bank since 1989 and over 27 years of lending experience.

Past Director Lakewood Educational Foundation, member at large Lakewood Area Lions Club, serves or participates in various regional and state agricultural committees.


Angie Gilliland, Branch Manager, Consumer and Mortgage Lender

Angie Gilliland

NMLS# 1164008
Pewamo and Westphalia Offices 
989.593.2886 x - 7022

Completed Consumer Lending School through Indiana Bankers Association in 2013.

With Union Bank since 2005 and has 12 years of banking experience.


Bret Simonton, Asst. VP Commercial Lender

Bret Simonton

NMLS# 715395
Hastings Office 
269.945.9911 x - 1124

Graduate of Western Michigan University, Business Administration

With Union Bank since 2009 and over 15 years of lending experience.

Member Hastings Rotary and Barry County Big Brothers Big Sisters.


Ken Sommerdyke, Sr. VP & Commercial Lending Manager

Ken Sommerdyke, Sr.

Operations Center Lake Odessa 
616.374.3271  x - 1032

Graduate of Aquinas College, Business Administration

With Union Bank since 2014 and over 22 years of banking experience.

Serves on the board of the Ionia County Community Foundation  


Melody Warzecha, Vice President Commercial Lender

Melody Warzecha

Dimondale Office
517.646.9095  x - 4024

Graduate of Central Michigan University, MBA

With Union Bank since 2015 and has over 15 years of banking experience.

Member of the Lansing Rotary Club and Treasurer of the University of Michigan Alumni Club of Greater Lansing.