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ChoiceOne Promotes Timothy Winkels, Welcomes Rick Chown, Dave Stahl

ChoiceOne Promotes Timothy Winkels, Welcomes Rick Chown, Dave Stahl

ChoiceOne Financial Services, Inc., and ChoiceOne Bank are pleased to announce the promotion of Timothy Winkels to Assistant Vice President, Commercial Loan Workout Officer and welcome Rick Chown, Vice President of Commercial and Medical Loan Officer and Dave Stahl, Grand Rapids Branch Manager and Officer.

“It is a pleasure to congratulate Tim on his promotion to Assistant Vice President and to welcome Rick and Dave to our ChoiceOne teams,” said ChoiceOne CEO Kelly Potes. “As we celebrate our 125th Anniversary this year, we are focused on broadening our levels of service and expertise to fulfill our mission to provide superior service, quality advice and show our utmost respect to everyone we meetThese bankers are key to helping us grow our community bank franchise and maintain our vision to be the best bank in Michigan.”

Timothy Winkels, Assistant Vice President, Commercial Loan Workout Officer – West Market

Winkels joined ChoiceOne in 2020 with over 20 years of experience in consumer and commercial loan credit and collections in banking and captive finance.

Winkels has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Baker College, Flint, and a Bachelor of Science from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo. He is a member of the Trust Board for his church.

Rick Chown, Vice President of Commercial and Medical Loan Officer – East Market

Chown rejoins ChoiceOne with over 30 years of experience in finance and commercial lending. Over the last 21 years, Chown has focused his career in commercial, medical and healthcare banking. He was instrumental in developing the Medical Banking program for ChoiceOne when he was previously employed with the organization between 2016 and 2021. Chown’s office is located in Auburn Hills at 903 N. Opdyke, Suite B.

A graduate of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Chown has a Bachelor of Science in Finance. He is active in his community as a member of the Metamora Lions Club and sits on the Board of Directors for Hometown Heroes of Michigan, Lapeer, which provides medical equipment to those in need.

Dave Stahl, Grand Rapids Branch Manager and Officer – West Market

Stahl joins ChoiceOne with nearly 20 years of banking experience ranging from Call Center management, Operations management and several positions in retail banking. His most recent position was Branch Manager for a regional bank in the Grand Rapids market.

Stahl has a Bachelor of Arts in Entrepreneurship with a minor in Management from Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant. He is also a volunteer with First Tee – West Michigan, Grand Rapids, which empowers kids and teens through the game of golf.

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