Mike Lauraine joins Arbor Financial as Senior Commercial Lender

KALAMAZOO, MI – Arbor Financial Credit Union is pleased to announce the hiring of Mike Lauraine as the organization’s Senior Commercial Lender in the Kalamazoo market. Lauraine comes to Arbor Financial with 19 years of experience in Retail and Commercial Banking serving West Michigan. As Senior Commercial Lender, Lauraine will manage existing commercial relationships and expand Arbor Financial’s presence with a primary focus on growing the commercial loan portfolio.
 
Lauraine says that his goal is to make things easy for commercial clients to do business with Arbor Financial and to help find solutions that allow companies to grow. “The greatest part of working in the commercial department at Arbor is the flexibility and willingness to work with clients of all sizes and industries,” explains Lauraine.
 
Judith Robbins, Vice President of Commercial and Private Banking, says, “Mike brings several years of commercial lending experience across multiple industries to Arbor’s team. His ability to service businesses of any size will be key to our continual growth in the Kalamazoo market. Mike is extremely strong in identifying borrowers’ needs and developing solutions to meet those needs. I am very excited to see Mike’s enthusiasm for lending fuel the evolution of Arbor’s commercial presence.”
 
Outside of work, Mike spends time with his wife and three kids. He enjoys watching their sporting events and theatre performances along with downhill skiing and spending time relaxing at the lake during the summer months. Over the years, Mike has coached several youth sports and is currently coaching travel baseball and officiating high school football.
 
Founded in 1935, Arbor Financial Credit Union’s purpose is to help members grow and achieve their dreams through innovative financial solutions. Offering a full range of financial services for personal, mortgage and business accounts, Arbor continues to experience rapid growth and has now exceeded $643 million in assets, and more than 40,000 members throughout Michigan. Arbor Financial has received the Better Business Bureau Torch Award Winner for Ethics, and has also been recognized as one of the ‘Best and Brightest Places to Work’ both locally and nationally. Visit arborfcu.org to learn more.
 
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Arbor Financial Credit Union HQ
1551 South 9th Street | Kalamazoo, MI 49009 | T: 269.375.6702 | www.arborfcu.org
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