ChoiceOne Bank hires VP, promotes three employees

Sparta, Mich.-based ChoiceOne Bank hired David Huisman as vice president, commercial loan officer.

Huisman has more than 25 years of local commercial banking work. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in finance from Calvin University, Grand Rapids, Mich. 


“We are pleased to welcome [Huisman] to our commercial lending team,” said CEO Kelly Potes. “As we open our Holland loan office, [Huisman] along with Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer Craig Oosterhouse will oversee our commercial banking relationships with the businesses, builders, real estate developers and nonprofits in the area.”  

The $2.4 billion ChoiceOne Bank promoted several other employees, including: 

  • Josh Hucul to vice president, lending technology. Hucul joined ChoiceOne in 2012 as a commercial credit analyst. Hucul graduated from Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, Mich., with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance. He also graduated from the Michigan Bankers Association Perry School of Banking and received the Risk Management Association’s Credit Risk Certified credentials. He is expected to complete the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Graduate School of Banking program this year.  
  • Jamie Sheffer to assistant vice president, Bank Secrecy Act Anti-Money Laundering investigator. Sheffer has more than 25 years of work in branch administration. She graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Mich., and has an Associate of Arts degree from Michigan-based Muskegon Community College.  
  • Britney Herrygers to branch manager of the North Muskegon branch office. Herrygers joined ChoiceOne in 2018 as a teller and became a universal banker in 2021.