Sturgis names new director

Jason Halling

Jason Halling joined the boards of Sturgis Bancorp, Inc., and Sturgis Bank & Trust Company, both of Sturgis, Mich.

Halling is a member of the board of Oak Press Solutions Inc., and vice president business development at Burr Oak Tool Inc., Sturgis. He is responsible for global partnerships and driving overall company growth. Previously, he was a financial auditor and consultant with Ernst & Young, LLP, Chicago, and a licensed CPA in Illinois.

“Jason believes a community bank should invest in the communities it serves in order to build a community that attracts people to work and live,” said Eric Eishen, President and CEO of the $441 million  Sturgis Bank & Trust Company. “Jason has a strong business background and excellent leadership qualities. He brings valuable insight to the board from his manufacturing and past audit experience.”

Halling has a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Notre Dame, Ind., and a Bachelor of Science degree in business management finance from Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.

He is active in the City of Sturgis Economic Development Corporation, Sturgis Improvement Association/Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, Boy Scouts of America and Sturgis Historical Society.