Connie Deneweth

      Business Services

      Experience

      Connie Deneweth is a Certified Public Accountant and banker, while also holding several leadership roles, including Community Bank President of Republic Bank from 1992-2000 and CEO and Director of Traverse City State Bank from 2009-2018. Connie was retained by the Traverse City State Bank Board in 2009 to repair the bank’s financial condition. As CEO, she turned the bank from the 2nd worst performing bank in Michigan in 2010 to the 14th best performing bank in Michigan by December 2017. This bank was sold in April 2018 to Independent Bank. Connie is also a business development consultant at Independent Bank.

      Education

      B.S. in Accounting from Michigan State University

      Board Affiliations

      Connie serves as Co-chair of the Grand Traverse Area Catholic School capital campaign and also serves as Board Member for the Cherryland Electric Cares Foundation, the Oleson Family Foundation and High Street Insurance Partners.