Macatawa Bank’s Tom Bissett Earns West Michigan Lender of the Year Award

HOLLAND, Mich., August 19, 2013 – The Economic Development Foundation (EDF) has awarded Tom Bissett of Macatawa Bank the West Michigan Lender of the Year Award. Bissett funded four projects for a total of $2,196,000 in United States Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 Loan debentures for fiscal year 2013.  EDF announced his award at their annual meeting held June 24.

Bissett is a Vice President and Commercial Banker at Macatawa Bank’s Grand Rapids East Beltline office.  In his position, he manages commercial customer relationships and generates new business for the Bank.  Bissett has over ten years of banking experience and has been with Macatawa Bank for three years.  He has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Michigan Tech University.


About Macatawa Bank

Headquartered in Holland, Mich., Macatawa Bank offers a full range of banking, investment and trust services to individuals, businesses and governmental entities from a network of 26 full-service branches located throughout communities in Kent, Ottawa and northern Allegan counties.  Services include

commercial, consumer and real estate financing; business and personal deposit services; ATMs and Internet banking services; trust and employee benefit plan services and various investment services. The bank is recognized for its local management team and decision making, along with providing customers excellent service and superior financial products.  Visit them online at


About The Economic Development Foundation

EDF is in the business of making things happen for small business. We help originate, close and service SBA 504 Loans in the state of Michigan. As a Certified Development Company that was founded in 1981, we have 30 years of experience to guide you through each step of the way. Our expert staff knows how to make the process simple, fast and successful – for both the small business in need of financing and the lending institution seeking to minimize loan risk.  Visit them online at


For additional information contact: 

Matt Hoeksema

Macatawa Bank, Head of Commercial Banking

P: 616.820.1444  E:

10753 Macatawa Drive; Holland MI  49424


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