The Michigan Bankers Association recognizes annually a member banker for outstanding leadership to the MBA, the industry and our communities. The Banker of the Year award recognizes the best of our profession to the public, media and elected officials.

MBA members are invited to nominate an MBA Banker of the Year. Nominations are reviewed by the MBA Perry Schools Board of Trustees and MBA Board of Directors.

CRITERIA FOR BANKER OF THE YEAR

1. SERVICE TO THE MICHIGAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION
MBA leadership roles, committee or board service, grassroots banker work, MiBankPAC support, participation in MBA member education and political and public policy advocacy.

2. STATEWIDE REPUTATION AS A BANKER WHO IS HELPFUL TO OTHER STATE BANKERS
Service in banker advocacy, Chambers of Commerce, economic groups, American Bankers Association or other industry organizations, statewide political or issue advocacy or projecting a positive image for industry in the media locally, statewide or nationally.

3. INSTRUMENTAL IN THE GROWTH OF HIS/HER OWN BANK
The bank’s success under his/her leadership and the role played by the banker.

4. OUTSTANDING RECORD OF COMMUNITY SERVICE
Civic and community leadership: financial literacy, Red Cross, Habitat, civic and volunteer opportunities.

Please provide complete information in your nomination.
Feel free to contact your nominee and the MBA for additional information.

Nominations are due by: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2022
Submit your nominations to: SFISHER@MIBANKERS.COM