Josh Eling was named west market president for Isabella Bank, Mount Pleasant, Mich. He will oversee five branches in the area: Barryton, Big Rapids East, Big Rapids West, Canadian Lakes, and Remus.
He has been with the bank since 2009. Previously, he was a financial center manager with Fifth Third Bank, Cincinnati, and a branch manager with Citizens Republic Bank.
Eling has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Central Michigan University and an MBA from Ferris State University, . He is also a graduate from Michigan Bankers Association Perry School of Banking and the Dale Carnegie Team Development Program.
“Josh has been an asset for us since joining Isabella Bank. His commitment to his customers, team, and the Mecosta area are evident and make him an excellent choice for the west market president.” said Jerome Schwind, president of the $1.8 billion Isabella Bank. “We look forward to the growth Josh will continue to bring to the Mecosta area.”