Connie Deneweth

      Professional Services


      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 and her business partners recently built a new Resort in Traverse City Michigan, called Lakemore Resort. When completed the property will have 7 luxury private rental homes on 850 feet of sandy Arbutus Lake waterfront.


      B.S. in Accounting from Michigan State University

      Board Affiliations

      Connie serves as: Co-chair of the Grand Traverse Area Catholic School capital campaign, Chairperson of the Munson Healthcare Audit Committee and Board Member for the Cherryland Electric Cares Foundation as well as the Oleson Family Foundation. Connie previously served as Board Member for High Street Insurance Partners.