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EMV Debit Cards


Union Bank will be issuing debit card holders upgraded EMV chip cards starting in May, 2017. The mass issuance of EMV cards to current card holders will take place over a three month period, with all card holders receiving an upgraded card by Read More

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.

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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 
616.374.3278  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
Lake Odessa Branch
616.374.3278  x - 5022

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.


Melody Warzecha, Vice President Commercial Lender

Melody Warzecha

Dimondale Office
517.646.9095  x - 4024

Graduate of University of Michigan, BBA

Graduate of Central Michigan, MBA

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

Treasurer of the Lansing Rotary Club and Lansing Rotary Foundation Boards. Vice President of the University of Michigan Alumni Club of Greater Lansing Board of Directors.