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About First National Bank of Michigan

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Together, We are First

Your money is valuable, and so is your time. That's why we believe in partnering with you and putting you first. From the smallest to the life-changing transactions, were here for you.

Whats different about First National Bank of Michigan? We take time to listen and get to know you. We care about more than your financial statement. Were invested in you and the relationship well build together. Our employees and directors have been involved in local banking for many years and are a vital part of the community, both professionally and personally.

Because First National Bank of Michigan makes decisions locally, your best interests are always kept in mind.

Read more about us below, or contact us today to start the conversation!

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First National Bank of Michigan - Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Statement

At First National Bank of Michigan, we believe "Together, We are First". To be "Together", we fully embrace that each individual has a different life experience. We must respect and embrace the diverse backgrounds of all and strive to address and eliminate any conscious or unconscious biases that exist. In doing so, we promote an environment free of discrimination, which allows individuals to be true to their authentic selves. These actions stimulate critical thinking, strengthen communication, and inspire employees to help deliver on the core mission and values of the Bank.

We are committed to building -

  • A diverse and inclusive workforce
  • Respectful communication and teamwork amongst all
  • Work/Life Balance that respects the needs of our employees
  • Continuous opportunities to learn and grow Together

From loans to cash management, we put your business first.

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Learn More About Us

We believe its important to get to know our customers and think they should get to know us, too. For more on who we are and what we care about, we encourage you to read on.


First National Bank of Michigan is privately owned by investors who value commitment to a locally controlled bank that cultivates the health and security of the communities in which they work and live. The bank opened in downtown Kalamazoo in 2006, and expanded to Portage in 2008 and the westside of Kalamazoo in 2010. In 2011, Dan Bitzer, President and CEO, led our expansion into the Grand Rapids market. Our growth continued in 2016 with the opening of a loan production office in Holland and in 2017 with a loan production office in Lansing. In March of 2018 the loan production office in Holland relocated into the downtown area and opened as a full-service bank and in October of 2020 the loan production office in Lansing relocated to the downtown area and opened as a full-service bank. A new Loan Production Office opened in Northern Michigan in January 2021.

First National Bank of Michigan offers the full complement of retail banking and Private Banking services, home mortgages and personal loans, with a special emphasis on commercial banking. Supporting and advancing local businesses remains a top priority.

For more on our people, history and performance, please download our annual report.


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Get to know a little more about your bankers. We pride ourselves on giving you access to a team dedicated to delivering first-rate personal service. Our people are here to find the best financial solution for you and/or your business.

Board of Directors

In an industry characterized by mega-mergers and ever-changing marquees, First National Bank of Michigan is proud to be founded and guided by a board of local people who want to see local businesses prosper by removing barriers or challenges they may have encountered at other banks. Our board is comprised of a diverse group of professionals who know Michigan, understand the Michigan business community, and most of all, believe in the importance of building strong relationships.


Working for First National Bank of Michigan means joining a team of professionals dedicated to service and their community. Visit our Careers page to learn more about current job openings.


FNBM continues to receive top rankings among Michigan commercial banks as determined by independent groups like the Financial Management Consulting Group and Bauer Financial.


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