SOURCE: Sturgis Bancorp Inc.

June 28, 2016 08:13 ET

Sturgis Bancorp, Inc. New Director Appointment

STURGIS, MI--(Marketwired - Jun 28, 2016) -  Sturgis Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: STBI) today announced that David L. Franks rejoined the Boards of Sturgis Bancorp Inc. and its subsidiary Sturgis Bank & Trust Company, effective June 27, 2016. 

Mr. Franks previously served as a director from May 2009 until January 2015. He cited personal reasons for his departure in 2015. Those reasons have mitigated.

President/CEO Eric L. Eishen stated, "The entire board is thrilled with the return of David to the boards. David was an excellent board member, served the shareholder and community interest and was sorely missed after he left. David is already fully up to speed on the banking industry and the strategic direction of the Bank. His strong manufacturing background, business knowledge and ability to construct well informed decisions made him a great candidate the first time he served. David will pick up right where he left off."

Mr. Franks fills the recent vacancy on the boards.

Sturgis Bancorp is the holding company for Sturgis Bank & Trust Company, and its subsidiaries Oakleaf Financial Services, Inc. and Oak Mortgage, LLC. Sturgis Bancorp provides a full array of trust, commercial and consumer-banking services from 12 banking centers in Sturgis, Bangor, Bronson, Centreville, Climax, Colon, South Haven, Three Rivers and White Pigeon, Mich. Oakleaf Financial Services offers a complete range of investment and financial-advisory services. Oak Mortgage offers residential mortgages in all banking centers of the Bank.

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Contact Information

    Sturgis Bancorp, Inc.
    Eric Eishen
    President & CEO
    Brian P. Hoggatt
    P: 269 651-9345