fastJames D. Fast

Nominating & Governance Committee Chairman

Retired since August 2008, formerly Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Firstbank – West Michigan, Ionia, Michigan. Mr. Fast has forty years of experience in commercial banking and administration.

Mr. Fast has experience with respect to mergers and acquisitions, negotiation, compliance management and human resource oversight and supervision of financial statement preparation. His extensive skill set with respect to executive management and commercial finance provides the Board with beneficial insights with respect to business and finance matters.