Welcome home, Jim!

FEB 2021 – We are pleased to announce that Jim Sanford has re-joined the bank as Senior Vice President - Commercial Loans. He will originate business lending and banking relationships, and will sit on the banks’ Loan Committee.

Jim brings more than 40 years of banking and lending experience to his position. He previously served as CEO of Central State Bank in Benzie County. Before that he was Senior Vice President and a Commercial Lender for State Savings Bank in Frankfort.

Jim will be based in the Traverse City Loan Center and will also assist in developing commercial loan relationships at the bank’s new Suttons Bay Loan Center. He can be reached at (231) 866-4650 or jsanford@ssbankmi.com.

Established in 1901, State Savings Bank has offices in Traverse City, Empire, Frankfort, Beulah and Gaylord and loan centers in Big Rapids, Caro, Houghton Lake and Suttons Bay. For more information, visit www.ssbankmi.com.