Monarch Community Bank welcomes new employees to its staff at both the Coldwater and Marshall offices for the loan department. Craig Gottschall will head up the loan administration department and Karmen Case will assist the Marshall area as mortgage loan officer.
Gottschall comes to Monarch from Consumers Professional Credit Union in Lansing and is the first vice president, and retail loan operations manager for Monarch. He is a graduate of Grosse Isle High School and a college graduate of Henry Ford DePaul with a degree in business/finance. Gottschall has 30 years of experience in banking and looks forward to broadening the mortgage division at the bank.
He resides in Three Rivers and his hobbies include hunting white tail deer and woodworking. He has previously served as a township board member, Rotary member, Junior Achievement advisor, and he is a retired assistant chief in firefighting. Gottschall has two daughters. He is recently married to wife, Debra and together they have four children.
Karmen Case is a mortgage loan officer for the branch at 107 N. Park on the circle in Marshall. Case comes to the bank from JP Morgan Chase Bank in Texas and has 5 years of prior experience lending. Her responsibilities will include obtaining residential and consumer loans and working with current customers.
Case is a graduate of Coldwater High School and attended International Business College with a degree in business management. She continues to reside in Coldwater with her family. In her spare time she enjoys skiing and gardening.
She has been actively involved in American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, and looks forward to being a Chamber of Commerce Ambassador and involved in other organizations in Marshall.
When asked what she’s looking forward to in her new position she said, “I’m excited to meet new people and get people into loans that fit their needs”. Monarch invites community members to stop into our branch to meet Karmen and introduce yourself, or contact her by calling 269-781-5103.
Established in 1934, Monarch Community Bank has branches located in Marshall, Coldwater, Union City and Hillsdale. For more information about Monarch Community Bank products and services, connect on Facebook, Twitter, the blog or go to www.monarchcb.com.