New loan officer at Kalamazoo County State Bank

Ryan L. Hamilton.

Kalamazoo County State Bank has appointed Ryan L. Hamilton as a loan officer at the bank’s main office, 223 North Grand Street in Schoolcraft.

Bank President and CEO D. Scott Hines in a prepared statement said Hamilton “has a diverse background in banking with exceptional experience in mortgage lending. As we celebrate our 115th Anniversary this year, we continue to focus on helping the families and businesses in our communities with their financial wellbeing. Ryan’s extensive banking knowledge will prove invaluable as we meet our customers’ needs and grow our community bank franchise.”

Hamilton has nearly 30 years of banking experience including several regional banks. His last 20 years were concentrated on mortgage lending for the families in southwestern Michigan. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from WMU.

Active in his community, Hamilton volunteers with Generous Hands by packing backpacks for kids, United Way by speaking to groups on the benefits of giving and other activities at Loaves & Fishes. He is a former Vicksburg Rotarian.

Hamilton said he “chose to work at KCSB because of the small town feel the bank has, yet we can do most anything a bigger, regional bank can do. I am excited that I was able to come back home and serve the people of my hometown in Vicksburg and our surrounding communities. And KCSB is where I opened my first ever savings account.”

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