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Thumb Bank & Trust’s Board of Directors appoint Benjamin F. Schott as new CEO

The Board of Directors of Thumb Bank & Trust proudly announce that upon the recent retirement of CEO Jay C. Dubey, the Bank has appointed Benjamin F. Schott as CEO.  Schott began his banking career with Thumb Bank & Trust as a co-op student in 1991. Early in his career Schott held positions in credit administration and financial planning.  Schott progressed through the ranks at Thumb Bank & Trust and most recently served as Chief Operating Officer.

“We have a great team and I am excited to build upon that team as we continue to provide quality products and services to our customers throughout the Thumb and Bay Regions.  The incredible support from the Board, the executive team, employees, and customers is inspiring. I feel honored to be a part of this organization,” stated Schott.

Schott graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Finance.  Schott also attended the Robert Perry School of Banking and the Midwest Trust School and is a Certified Financial Planner®.  Schott is a current member and past president of the Cass City Gavel Club, and current treasurer of the Cass City Boys Little League.  Schott and his wife Tonya reside in Cass City with their three children.

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