MANISTIQUE, MI; January 15, 2013 – mBank today announced the following promotions:
David Leslie has been promoted to Senior Vice President — Southeast Michigan / Gaylord Commercial Lending Manager
Elena Dritsas has been promoted to Assistant Vice President — Birmingham Branch Sales Manager / Treasury Management Officer
"David and Elena are key members of the mBank team in our Birmingham office” said Kelly W. George, mBank President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are very pleased to recognize their strong work ethic, leadership skills and commitment to our company and community with these new promotions.”
David Leslie, Senior Vice President – Southeast Michigan / Gaylord Commercial Lending Manager.
David has been with mBank nearly three years, most recently as First Vice President – SEM Commercial Lending Manager. He holds a BA from Albion College, an MBA from Wayne State University and has 10+ years of extensive professional training and experience within commercial banking. In his new role, he will be responsible for managing a team of commercial lenders and the oversight of the commercial loan portfolios in Southeast Michigan and Gaylord to ensure prudent client growth is achieved within the commercial loan and deposit segments in accordance with company strategic directives. David currently serves as a Board Member of Easter Seals of Michigan with involvement in both the Audit Committee and Finance Committee. He also is on the Board of Plastic Systems Custom Moldings and Assemblies which is a automotive supply company with manufacturing facilities in Michigan, Ohio, and Texas. David is also a member of ACG of Detroit and the Detroit Regional Chamber.
Elena Dritsas, Assistant Vice President – Birmingham Branch Sales Manager/Treasury Management Officer.
Elena has been with mBank nearly six years, most recently as Birmingham Branch Sales Manager/Treasury Management Officer. She has over 16 years of banking experience, working as a Relationship Banker and private Client Services Representative at BankOne and a Business Service Sales Representative at Monroe Bank and Trust. In addition to managing all aspects of the Birmingham Branch operations, Elena is also responsible for support and training in the treasury management area.
mBank is the principal subsidiary of Mackinac Financial Corporation, a registered bank holding company with assets in excess of $545 million. Headquartered in Manistique, Michigan, mBank has 11 branch locations: seven in the Upper Peninsula, three in the Northern Lower Peninsula and one in Oakland County, Michigan. The company provides commercial lending and treasury management services to business and personal banking services for individuals and families. ###