Kratzer Promoted at Summit Community Bank

East Lansing, MI (June 22, 2009) – Summit Community Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Denise Kratzer to Assistant Vice President, Commercial Lending for the bank.

“This is a well deserved promotion,” said Summit Community Bank President and CEO John Abbott.  “Denise provides financing for commercial real estate and businesses in the Greater Lansing area.”

With over 13 years in commercial lending, Ms. Kratzer has made a career in banking. Prior to joining Summit Community Bank in 2006, she worked for a regional bank in Ann Arbor and Chicago.


Ms. Kratzer received her MBA in finance from the Eastern Michigan University, as well as her bachelor’s degree in business administration. She is currently on the board of directors for the East Lansing Art Festival. She resides in Holt, MI.


Denise understands the business community and the pressures facing business owners today,” said Abbott. “Our business customers appreciate her candor and her business expertise.”


Summit Community Bank is a full service financial institution with offices in East Lansing and Okemos.  Providence Mortgage Company, a division of Summit Community Bank, is located in Lansing.  The Bank was formed over six years ago by local business leaders with an emphasis on the customer and the community. The Bank continually strives to bring the community focused, creative and mindful banking solutions.  For more information, please visit or call the bank at 517.664.1912.

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