Macatawa and Wintrust Announcement

Macatawa Bank Honored as West Michigan's Best & Brightest for the 14th Consecutive Year

HOLLAND, Mich. (April 11, 2024) – Macatawa Bank is proud to once again receive the honor of being named one of West Michigan's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® by the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA).

To determine this year's winners, an independent research firm evaluated each company's entry on key measures in various categories, including employee enrichment, engagement, retention, communication, shared vision, work-life balance and community initiatives.  The honorees have clearly demonstrated why each would be an ideal place for employees to work.  

"Our employees play a vital role in our organization. Their passion, dedication, and hard work propel us toward our objectives and shape our culture. We are dedicated to fostering a workplace that fosters growth, acknowledges accomplishments, and prioritizes the well-being of our team. Ultimately, it is our employees who elevate our organization," stated Leslie Leegwater, Human Resource Manager at Macatawa Bank.

This marks the 14th consecutive occasion that Macatawa Bank has been acknowledged as one of the premier employers in West Michigan, earning the distinction of being among the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®.

About Macatawa Bank 

Headquartered in Holland, Michigan Macatawa Bank offers a full range of banking, retail and commercial lending, wealth management, and eCommerce services to individuals, businesses and governmental entities. Macatawa has a network of 26 full-service branches located throughout communities in Kent, Ottawa, and northern Allegan counties. The bank is recognized for its local management team and decision making, along with providing customers excellent service, a rewarding experience, and superior financial products. Macatawa Bank has been recognized as one of West Michigan's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® since 2012. For more information, visit

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For additional information contact:   

Marcia Kerber, Digital Marketing Manager Sr., VP

Macatawa Bank, 10753 Macatawa Drive; Holland MI  49424 

P: (877) 820.2265  E: 


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