John R. Waldron, President and CEO of County National Bank (CNB), is pleased to announce the Board of Directors approved the promotion of Chris J. Clarke to Vice President – Senior Loan Officer.

Since joining the bank in 2015, Chris quickly transitioned from Vice President – Commercial Loan Officer to Regional Vice President – Commercial Loans for the Lenawee Market. “Our lending department is in great hands,” said John Waldron, President & CEO. “Chris will be an outstanding Senior Lender, he brings strong business development and credit skills to the position.” Chris has contributed to our overall growth within Lenawee County while demonstrating strong lending and leadership skills. He will oversee the lending department.

Chris has been in the banking industry for nearly 20 years, primarily in Lenawee County. His banking expertise includes commercial lending, business relationship banking and business financial statement analysis. Chris received a B.A. in Finance from Western Michigan University, is a graduate of the Michigan Banker School for Commercial Lending, and currently attends the Graduate School of Banking in Madison, Wisconsin. Chris is dedicated to the community and serves on numerous organization Boards. He and his wife Jennifer reside in Tecumseh.

Chris will transition into the role of Vice President – Senior Loan Officer as John Waldron moves to the position of President & CEO. We look forward to seeing the continued growth of our loan department under Chris’ leadership.