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UB 2015 Scholarship Recipients Announced


Union Bank is proud to announce the recipients of the 2015 scholarship program. This is the 16th consecutive year the bank has awarded scholarships. Read More »

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Lender Bios

Meet Our Experienced Lenders

Terrance Augustine, VP Loan Officer

Operations Center - Lake Odessa
616.374.3278 x - 1043

Graduate of Lake Superior State University, Business Administration

With Union Bank since 2010 and holds 10 years of lending experience.

President of Grand Ledge Rotary Club, Grand Ledge Downtown Development Board Member, President of the Grand Ledge Farmers’ Market, and was recently elected to serve as an Eaton County Commissioner.


Doug Flessner, VP Commercial Lender, Agriculture Specialty


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.


Bret Simonton, Asst. VP Commercial & Mortgage Lender


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, VP Commercial Lender

Operations Center – Lake Odessa 
616.374.3271  x - 1032

Graduate of Aquinas College, Business Administration

With Union Bank since 2014 and over 16 years of banking experience.


Tim Walling, Sr. VP & Commercial Lender


Dimondale Office
517.646.9095 x - 4027

Attended Ferris State University, Perry School of Banking and Graduate School of Banking.

Joined Union Bank in 2012 and has over 35 years of lending experience including agricultural lending.

Tim serves on the board of the Ionia County Community Foundation, is a member of Grand Ledge Rotary and previously served as President of the Grand Ledge Chamber of Commerce.


Meg Wheeler, Asst. VP Mortgage Lender


Lake Odessa Office
616.374.3278 x - 5027

Graduate of Grand Valley State University, Business Administration. Also attended Perry School of Banking.

With Union Bank since 2003 and 17 years of lending experience specializing in mortgage lending.

Community involvement: Dimondale Business Association, Lake Odessa Area Chamber Events, and Lake Odessa Library Fundraising Committee.