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County National Bank Announces Promotions and New Team Member

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Joseph R. Williams, President and CEO of County National Bank (“CNB”), is pleased to announce the recent promotion of three CNB team members and the addition of a commercial lender.

Ron Haber has been promoted to Regional Vice President – Commercial Loan Officer. Ron joined CNB in June of 2005 as 2nd Vice President – Commercial Loans for our Lenawee market. Ron has been in banking for over 44 years and has developed many key business relationships that have resulted in the steady growth of his loan portfolio. He is very active in the Hudson Community and Lenawee County through many different organizations and looks forward to increasing his involvement in Hillsdale County.

Kelly Lantis has been promoted to Vice President – Hillsdale Market Executive & Commercial Credit Officer. Kelly joined CNB in 1988 and currently manages the Credit Department, which she helped establish in 1988. As Hillsdale Market Executive, Kelly will continue to oversee the commercial credit and processing functions, as well as focusing on overall Business Development and continued growth of the Hillsdale Market. Kelly is very active in the community and serves on several local boards, including the Hillsdale Woman’s Club, Chi Omega Sorority, Woman’s Life Insurance Society, and the Hillsdale County Community Foundation. She is also the Hillsdale Township Treasurer.

Ray Briner has been promoted to Assistant Vice President – Private Banking Officer. Ray joined CNB in 2009 as a Credit Analyst, moving into the role of Commercial Lender in November of 2019. Ray is a graduate of the International Business College with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in business, majoring in accounting. He is actively involved in the community and currently serves as Secretary of the Hillsdale Exchange Club, Treasurer of the Hillsdale County Fair, coach for the Hillsdale Recreation Department, and volunteer for the Hillsdale Athletic Booster Club. He previously served on the Hillsdale City Council and regularly participates in bank-sponsored events.

Pat Gilpin joined CNB in April 2023 as Assistant Vice President – Commercial Loan Officer. Pat began her banking career in 1984 and has held many positions within the financial and banking industry. Most recently, she was the Assistant Vice President – Banking Center Manager at a local financial institution. Pat is very active in the community and serves as Treasurer of Hudson Kiwanis. She also volunteers for the Lenawee Community Foundation, Addison Senior Center, and Junior Achievement.