Promotions, New Arrivals Announced at Summit Community Bank

East Lansing, MI (June 15, 2010) -Summit Community Bank announced the promotions of Ken Nealey, Todd Sambaer, Paula Tarras and Kandra Haddad as well as the arrival of several new employees.

“As we continue to grow and expand our operations in the community, it has become necessary for us to increase our levels of expertise and customer service,” explained Summit Community Bank President and CEO John Abbott. “As the local community bank, our culture is centered on our customers. That means having experienced, caring and professional staff that serves our customers exceptionally well.”

Ken Nealey has been named Manager of Information Technology. He has extensive experience in the Information Technology industry including network systems management, security and regulatory compliance. Nealey resides in Lansing with his wife.

Todd Sambaer has been promoted to Human Resources Manager for the bank. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Central Michigan University, and is a lifelong resident of Lansing. Sambaer had served as Human Resource Director for Providence Mortgage Company since 2002.

Paula Tarras has been promoted to full-time Customer Service Representative in the Okemos Branch Office. Tarras joined the Bank in 2009 after 28 years in the banking industry. She resides in Meridian Township and raised her children in the Okemos Public School System.

Kandra Haddad joined the bank in 2008 and has been promoted to full-time Customer Service Representative in the Okemos Branch Office. Haddad is currently enrolled at Lansing Community College and is a member of the Michigan State University Dance Club. She resides in East Lansing.

Susan Lanman and Tami Osborne have joined the bank as Customer Service Representatives in the East Lansing Branch Office. And Dylan Pomarius has joined the staff at the Okemos Branch Office as a Customer Service Representative.

Summit Community Bank is a full service financial institution with banking offices in East Lansing and Okemos and a Home Loan Center in Lansing. 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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