Officers & Directors

Senior Management

Jae A. Evans
Jae A. Evans
President and Chief Executive Officer
Jae A. Evans Jae A. Evans was appointed a director of Isabella Bank Corporation and the Bank and elected Chief Executive Officer of Isabella Bank Corporation effective January 1, 2014. Mr. Evans has been employed by the Corporation since 2008 and has over 38 years of banking experience. He served as Chief Operations Officer of the Bank from June 2011 to December 31, 2013 and President of the Greenville Division of the Bank from January 1, 2008 to June 2011. Mr. Evans is a board member for The Community Bankers of Michigan, Art Reach of Mid Michigan, and is the Chair of the EightCAP governing board. Mr. Evans is also past Vice Chair of the Carson City Hospital, was president of the Greenville Rotary Club, and past Chair of The Community Bankers of Michigan.

Board of Directors

David J. Maness
David J. Maness
Chairman
David J. Maness David J. Maness has been a director of the Bank since 2003 and of Isabella Bank Corporation since 2004. Mr. Maness has served as Chairman of the Board for the Corporation and the Bank since 2010. He is President of Maness Petroleum, a geological and geophysical consulting services company. Mr. Maness is currently serving as a director for the Michigan Oil & Gas Association, and he previously served on the Mt. Pleasant Public Schools Board of Education.
Jae A. Evans
Jae A. Evans
President and Chief Executive Officer
Jae A. Evans Jae A. Evans was appointed a director of Isabella Bank Corporation and the Bank and elected Chief Executive Officer of Isabella Bank Corporation effective January 1, 2014. Mr. Evans has been employed by the Corporation since 2008 and has over 38 years of banking experience. He served as Chief Operations Officer of the Bank from June 2011 to December 31, 2013 and President of the Greenville Division of the Bank from January 1, 2008 to June 2011. Mr. Evans is a board member for The Community Bankers of Michigan, Art Reach of Mid Michigan, and is the Chair of the EightCAP governing board. Mr. Evans is also past Vice Chair of the Carson City Hospital, was president of the Greenville Rotary Club, and past Chair of The Community Bankers of Michigan.
Dr. Jeffrey J. Barnes
Dr. Jeffrey J. Barnes
Dr. Jeffrey J. Barnes Dr. Jeffrey Barnes has been a director of the Bank since 2007 and of Isabella Bank Corporation since 2010. Dr. Barnes is a physician and shareholder in L.O. Eye Care. He is a former member of the Central Michigan Community Hospital Board of Directors.
Richard J. Barz
Richard J. Barz
Richard J. Barz Richard J. Barz has been a director of the Bank since 2000 and of Isabella Bank Corporation since 2002. Mr. Barz retired as Chief Executive Officer of Isabella Bank Corporation on December 31, 2013 after over 41 years of service with the Corporation. Mr. Barz was Chief Executive Officer of Isabella Bank Corporation from 2010 to 2013 and President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank from 2001 to July 2012. Mr. Barz has been very active in community organizations and events. He is a past Chairman of the Central Michigan Community Hospital Board of Directors and the Middle Michigan Development Corporation Board of Directors, and currently serves on several boards for various community organizations throughout mid-Michigan.
Jill Bourland
Jill Bourland
Jill Bourland Jill Bourland has been a director of the Bank and of Isabella Bank Corporation since August 2017. Ms. Bourland is a CPA and the CEO for Blystone & Bailey, CPAs, PC. She is the Vice President of the Mt. Pleasant Area Community Foundation and involved in the business advisory committee for the Gratiot – Isabella Technical Education Center.
G. Charles Hubscher
G. Charles Hubscher
G. Charles Hubscher G. Charles Hubscher has been a director of the Bank since 2004 and of Isabella Bank Corporation since 2010. Mr. Hubscher is President of Hubscher and Son, Inc., a sand and gravel producer. He is a director of the National Stone and Gravel Association, the Michigan Aggregates Association, serves on the Board of Trustees for the Mt. Pleasant Area Community Foundation, and is a member of the Zoning Board of Appeals for Deerfield Township.
Thomas L. Kleinhardt
Thomas L. Kleinhardt
Thomas L. Kleinhardt Thomas Kleinhardt has been a director of the Bank since 1998 and of Isabella Bank Corporation since 2010. Mr. Kleinhardt is President of McGuire Chevrolet, is active in the Clare Kiwanis Club, and past coach of the girls Varsity Basketball team for both Farwell High School and Clare High School.
Joseph LaFramboise
Joseph LaFramboise
Joseph LaFramboise Joseph LaFramboise has been a director of the Bank since 2007 and of Isabella Bank Corporation since 2010. He is a retired Sales and Marketing Executive of Ford Motor Company. Mr. LaFramboise continues to serve Eagle Village in Evart, Michigan on their Finance and Facilities Committee.
W. Joseph Manifold
W. Joseph Manifold
W. Joseph Manifold W. Joseph Manifold has been a director of Isabella Bank Corporation since 2003 and of the Bank since January 1, 2010. Mr. Manifold is a CPA and retired CFO of Federal Broach Holdings LLC, a holding company which operates several manufacturing companies. Previously, he was a senior manager with Ernst & Young Certified Public Accounting firm working principally on external bank audits and was CFO of the Delfield Company. Prior to joining the Board, Mr. Manifold served on the Isabella Community Credit Union Board and was President of the Mt. Pleasant Public Schools Board of Education.
W. Michael McGuire
W. Michael McGuire
W. Michael McGuire W. Michael McGuire has been a director of Isabella Bank Corporation since 2007 and of the Bank since January 1, 2010. Mr. McGuire, an attorney, retired in August 2013 as the Director of the Office of the Corporate Secretary and Assistant Secretary of The Dow Chemical Company, a manufacturer of chemicals, plastics and agricultural products, headquartered in Midland, Michigan.
Sarah R. Opperman
Sarah R. Opperman
Sarah R. Opperman Sarah R. Opperman has been a director of the Bank and Isabella Bank Corporation since 2012. Ms. Opperman was employed by The Dow Chemical Company for 28 years, retiring as vice president of Global Government Affairs and Public Policy in 2009. She previously was a member of the CMU Board of Trustees, completing an eight-year term in 2016. She currently serves on the CMU Advancement Board, chairs the MidMichigan Health Foundation and is treasurer of the United Way of Midland County.
Gregory V. Varner
Gregory V. Varner
Gregory V. Varner Gregory V. Varner has been a director of the Corporation since 2015 and a director of the Breckenridge Division Board since 2004. Mr. Varner is the Research Director for the Michigan Bean Commission and also operates a small farm in Breckenridge, Michigan. Mr. Varner also serves several different community organizations including the Breckenridge Educational Foundation, Pardee Cancer Fund of Gratiot County, Breckenridge FFA and Booster, and the Dry Bean and Sugar Beet Research Farm Committee.

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