Contributors
Founder and Chair – LMFC
Vice Chair – LMFC
President and CEO – LMFC
President & CEO – The Bank of Holland
SVP of Shared Services - LMFC

Bob Bleyaert

Vice Chair – LMFC
Robert Bleyaert founded The Bank of Northern Michigan in Petoskey in 2000 after years of working with bigger banks. Bob wanted The Bank of Northern Michigan to serve as a full service community-based financial institution with employees committed to developing and maintaining high quality person to person banking relationships. In January, 2010, after serving as President and CEO of the bank for years, Bob transitioned to a role as Vice-Chair with Lake Michigan Financial Corporation, the holding company for both The Bank of Holland and The Bank of Northern Michigan.