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Union Bank Announces Recent Promotions and Appointments

Grand Rapids, Michigan – June 13, 2024 – Union Bank is thrilled to announce the recent promotions of Kelsey Cornwell, Sarah Klingenberg and Peter Rossi, as well as the designation of Kimberly Bedford as Officer.

“These individuals have demonstrated a strong commitment to their respective positions and have proven to be great leaders. Their dedication to personal development, community leadership and the stability and growth of Union Bank is commendable. These appointments reflect our commitment to excellence and our efforts in recruiting, retaining and recognizing high-performing, dedicated employees who strive for the long-term success of both our customers and our Bank,” said Cortney Collison, President and Chief Executive Officer of Union Bank.

Kelsey Cornwell has been promoted to Director of Human Resources, Officer. Cornwell joined the Bank in January 2022 with over five years of Human Resource (HR) management experience. She is responsible for both the day-to-day HR operations and the long-term strategic direction of the department. This includes planning, leading, directing, developing and coordinating policies, initiatives and activities, as well as guiding bank management in developing, communicating and implementing the Bank's HR policies.

Sarah Klingenberg has been promoted to Vice President, Director of Risk. Klingenberg joined the Bank in January 2022 with over 23 years of diverse experience in the banking industry in West Michigan. She will continue to be responsible for the implementation and administration of all aspects of the Bank Secrecy Act, the Risk Management Program, and the overall security and compliance of the Bank.

Peter Rossi has been promoted to Vice President, Director of Information Technology. Rossi joined the Bank in August 2021 with over four years of Information Technology (IT) experience in the financial industry. He will continue to ensure the streamlined operation of the IT department in alignment with the business objectives of the organization. This includes planning, coordinating, directing and designing IT-related activities, as well as providing direction and support for the daily operational activities of the IT department.

Kimberly Bedford has been appointed Assistant Vice President, Retail Regional Manager. Bedford joined the Bank in 2017 with over 20 years of diverse experience in the financial industry in West Michigan. She will continue to provide direct oversight for the Grand Rapids and Ada Financial Centers, as well as the Bank’s float staff.

“On behalf of the Union Bank Board of Directors and Senior Management, I would like to congratulate these individuals on their recent appointments and wish them every success in their new roles,” said Collison.

Union Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Union Financial Corporation and operates full-service banking offices in Ada, Dimondale, Grand Rapids, Hastings, Lake Odessa, Mulliken and Westphalia and a loan production office in Portage. Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender. (NMLS# 488568)

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