Sturgis Bank Opens New Banking Center in Niles
Sturgis Bank has opened a new location in Niles, Michigan at 929 South 11th Street. The Banking Center is helmed by financial professionals dedicated to serving customers in southwest Michigan.
“I am thrilled that we are bringing a banking center to Niles, ” said Patrick Swem, Vice President and Commercial Lender, who will be based in Niles and will serve a customer base in the greater Berrien County area. “The opportunity to develop lasting partnerships and grow my community is my favorite part of my career. I look forward to continue working alongside my commuity partners, businesses, and neighbors to make a lasting impact on our communities.”
Patrick brings over a decade of experience in business development, commercial lending, and bank center management. He holds Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management, Business, and Marketing from Bethel University. Patrick is active in his community, serving as a City Commissioner in Buchanan, Vice Chair of the Southeast Berrien County Landfill Authority Board of Directors, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce.
Nicholas Barber is leading the retail team as Banking Center Manager, in addition to the retail teams at the two Sturgis Bank locations in St. Joseph. Nick attended Central Michigan University and has almost eight years’ experience as a manager in the retail financial industry. “I am so excited to bring together a team of familiar, local faces into the Niles market,” said Nick. “We pride ourselves on empowering our team members to be able to make the best decisions possible for our customers. This is an amazing opportunity to service Niles and the surrounding areas and show our true commitment to hometown community banking.”
Visit www.sturgis.bank/Our-Bank/Locations/Niles for branch hours and services available at the Niles banking center.