By Joyce Dimaculangan
Steven Pung, President of Isabella Bank, announced that Tracey Ruff has joined the Bank as Commercial Lender. In her new role, Ms. Ruff will serve the Midland community and surrounding areas with their commercial lending needs.
Ms. Ruff has 20 years of solid experience in commercial and retail lending. She is known for her expertise in banking, commercial lending, and small business lending. Prior to joining Isabella Bank, she served Laurence Smith Window & Door as a Business Partner for eight years. In addition, she was a Commercial Lender at Signature Bank and held the position of Business Banking Officer at LaSalle Bank for more than twelve years.
Ms. Ruff obtained both an Associate degree in Accounting and a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Bakers College Business and Corporate Services. She is an active member and volunteers her time at the Faith Lutheran Church and School in Bay City.
She and her husband, Bill, live in Bay City with their son.
About Isabella Bank
Founded in 1903, Isabella Bank is a financial services holding company offering a wide range of financial products and services in mid-Michigan. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Isabella Bank Corporation with $2.16 billion in assets under management. It operates 27 branch locations throughout 7 mid-Michigan counties and employs more than 375 people. In 2013, Isabella Bank invested over $639,000 in the communities they serve by providing monetary support for financial literacy tools, affordable housing programs, basic needs, and economic development throughout their market areas. For more information, visit the Bank’s website at www.isabellabank.com.