Group Membership Meetings
MBA group leadership and the Traveling Circus invite you to attend a group meeting in your area of the state. It’s a great day of networking and fun. Group Membership Meetings fund the George Harding Scholarship Fund. Since 1984, over 350 scholarships have been awarded to Michigan students pursuing a college or university finance-related degree.
Thanks for attending!
Group A - June 8, Iron Mountain (Central Time Zone)
Group B - June 4, Ludington
Group C - May 24, Mt. Pleasant
Group D - June 5, Capac
Group E - May 22, Plymouth
Group F - May 16, Detroit
Group Meetings Brochure Group meetings are for MBA member institutions only.
George Harding Scholarship Fund Golf Outing
View and download the Harding Scholarship Application
Save the date - July 26, 2018
Founded in 1984 by the MBA and Michigan Traveling Circus, the George Harding Scholarship gives scholarships to college juniors, seniors and first-year graduate students in finance or a related major. Since it began, the Harding Scholarship has provided close to $400,000 to Michigan Students.
Chairman - Dave Vlahos, Superior National Bank & Trust Company
Secretary/Treasurer - E.J. Kostreva, First Bank, Upper Michigan
Legislative Representative - Russel Kassin, The First National Bank & Trust Company of Iron Mountain
Chairman, Jeanette Somsel - West Shore Bank
Legislative Representative - James Sanford, Central State Bank
Chair Elect - Jeffrey W. Smith, Isabella Bank
Legislative Representative - Thomas Gross, Isabella Bank
Chairman - Adam Schlusler, J.D., CFTA, Lakestone Bank & Trust
Chair Elect - Bradley Austin Bissett, Tri-County Bank
Legislative Representative - Mark Shadley, Tri-County Bank
Chairman - Andrew Christians, Donnely Penman & Partners
Chairman Elect - Kelly Jacobs, Kalamazoo County State Bank
Secretary/Treasurer - Jaime Bloom, Farmers State Bank of Munith
Legislative Representative - Fouad Bazzi, Comerica Bank
Chairman - J. Grant Smith, Clarkston State Bank
Secretary/Treasurer - Kelly A. Walters, First State Bank
Legislative Representative - William R. White, Dearborn Federal Savings Bank