Timeline of Commitment

Timeless Values. Proven Judgment. 

The core of our clients' success comes from our common understanding and long held belief that there are no quick and easy answers. Only smart ones. With this understanding comes the discipline to do what's right and the confidence to help you act quickly and seize opportunity.

We've been making history for some time now. It’s always important to look ahead, but it’s nice to look back sometimes, too. 

These are just some of the bank’s momentous events.

1998
  • Form Lake Michigan Financial Corporation as a holding company.
  • The Bank of Holland opens on River Avenue in an old bike shop.

2000
  • Move into larger facilities on Central Avenue in downtown Holland.
  • Assets reach $136 million.

2002
  • Move into permanent, signature building on Central Avenue in downtown Holland.
  • Expand into the Grand Rapids market.

2003
  • Assets reach $278 million.

2005
  • Open permanent, signature building in downtown Grand Rapids on Ionia Street behind the Van Andel Arena.

2006
  • Assets reach $440 million.

2007
  • Assets reach $500 million.

2008
  • The Bank of Holland celebrates 10 years.
  • Garth Deur named President of The Bank of Holland.

2009
  • Assets reach $593 million.

2010
  • Assets reach $1 Billion.
  • The Bank of Holland founder, Rich Lievense, is named Holland's 2010 Small Business Person of the Year.