Shelby State Bank promotions.

June 23, 2020

Shelby State Bank promotions.

SHELBY — Shelby State Bank has announced the promotion of four individuals following the June meeting of the SSB Board of Directors.

Kayla Dennert was promoted to vice president/commercial lender. Dennert joined the bank in 2008 as a seasonal teller while in college and has worked her way through loan review, credit analyst and commercial loan positions during her career. She earned dual bachelor’s degrees in accounting and finance and a master’s degree in accounting from Ferris State University. 

Dennert manages a sizable commercial loan portfolio in Oceana County and beyond and has led several successful projects for the bank. She is very active in the community and has developed a very loyal customer base.

In Muskegon County, new managers and responsibilities have been put in place. Mary McDonald was promoted to branch manager of the Fruitport office. Joanne Stoneburner was promoted to assistant branch manager of the North Muskegon office and mortgage originator for the greater Muskegon County area. Michelle Bauer continues as branch manager of the North Muskegon office with mortgage lending as a secondary responsibility. Bauer will focus on continuing the bank’s growth in North Muskegon, Fruitport, and the rest of Muskegon County.

Shelby State Bank, established in 1931, operates 10 offices in Oceana, Newaygo, Muskegon, Mason and Manistee counties.  Each office provides access to deposit accounts, personal and home lending, and commercial banking and lending services.  For more information, visit,, or call (231) 861-2123.



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