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Sturgis Bancorp in Mich. names new bank leadership

Sturgis Bancorp in Michigan has a new bank CEO. 

The $318 million-asset company said in a press release Wednesday that Jason Hyska had been appointed to the role. Hyska previously served as head of retail lending. 

Matt Scheske was named the bank’s president and chief operating officer. He was head of commercial lending. 

Hyska and Scheske succeeded Eric Eishen, who remains the company’s president and CEO. Eishen will oversee strategic planning, risk management, regulatory affairs, compliance and legal. He also is responsible for Oakleaf Financial Services, the bank’s investment planning unit. 

“Several years ago, we began to consider the future of Sturgis Bank … and who would assume the daily management of the bank,” David Franks, the bank’s chairman, said in the release. 

“Eric’s role was transitioning to corporate governance, risk management and strategic initiatives,” Franks added. “We are pleased that he will stay with the company to provide mentorship for Jason and Matt in addition to the other duties he is currently performing.”

Hyska and Scheske also joined the bank’s board.

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