Kathy Koch Joins Northwestern Bank
SUTTONS BAY, MICH., October 9, 2013— Kathy Koch has joined the bank as vice president and mortgage lender for Leelanau County. She has over 20 years of mortgage experience and previously served as mortgage sales manager at another financial institution in the Traverse City area. Formerly, Kathy co-owned and operated Peninsula Title Services.
Active in the community, Kathy has served on the boards of Child and Family Services and the Leelanau Chamber of Commerce and participated in many fund-raiser events for both groups. Kathy is a native of Suttons Bay and currently resides there with her husband, Jim.
Northwestern Bank was chartered in 1955 and is now the largest independent community bank in northern Michigan. A growing financial institution with more than $860 million in assets, the bank is one of the leading mortgage, consumer, and commercial lenders in the region. Based in Traverse City, Northwestern Bank offers complete banking, investment and trust, and employee benefit services from 28 offices throughout northern Lower Michigan. Northwestern is known for its "I can do that!" approach to service, which empowers employees to make decisions on the spot to meet customer needs and exceed their expectations.