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Mike LePage Retires

After 37 years of dedicated service

As we celebrate the end of 2021 and the coming of a new year we also celebrate Mike LePage’s dedicated service to Thumb Bank & Trust.  After 37 years with the bank Mike will be retiring at the end of the year.  Over the years Mike has held numerous positions at the bank and has been instrumental in many of the successes the bank has seen.  

Mike was hired as the Head of Data Processing in 1984 and later became Vice President, Pigeon Branch Manager, Commercial and Consumer Lender and Assistant Trust Officer in 1990.  By 1993 his role changed, and he became, Vice President, Branch Manager and Head of Retail Banking.  In 1998 Mike was promoted to Senior Vice President and continued in his other roles.  Mike was once again promoted in 2007 to Executive Vice President and also added the role of Branch Administrator to his other titles.  Mike’s most recent promotion was in 2015 when he was was named President of the Thumb Region and continued as Branch Manager, Branch Administrator and Head of Retail Banking.   

Throughout the last 37 years, Mike has done much more than what these titles represent.  Mike became everyone’s favorite MC at business and community events.  He always brought the FUN to mandatory trainings, business meetings and after work activities.  Whether it was drawings for prizes or supplying everyone’s favorite beverage, Mike was there!  When the pandemic hit and “normal” lives were changed, Mike came up with a way to keep up employee morale at the Bank by holding “Cash is King” drawings.  He would dress up as different characters and draw names for employees to win COLD HARD CASH!  From Elvis to Al Roker to Jimmy Buffett, he kept everyone guessing who was going to show up to announce the next winners!  To say that Mike will be missed at Thumb Bank, is an understatement.  

Mike will continue his dedication and commitment to his community by continuing to serve as Mayor of Pigeon, a member of the Pigeon Lions Club, the Huron Community Foundation, and the Huron County Road Commission Board.   

Mike plans to use the extra free time to spend with his family and grandchildren.    

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