Officers & Directors

Senior Management

Jae A. Evans
Jae A. Evans
President and Chief Executive Officer
Jae A. Evans Evans is the Chief Executive Officer and President of the Corporation. He has served as President of the Bank, Chief Operations Officer, and President of the Greenville Division. He has over 40 years of banking experience. Evans currently serves as a board member for The Community Bankers of Michigan, McLaren Central Michigan Hospital, and the Central Michigan University Advancement Board. Evans is also past Chair of the Eightcap, Inc. Governing Board, past Vice Chair of the Carson City Hospital, was president of the Greenville Rotary Club, and past Chair of The Community Bankers of Michigan.
Neil Michael McDonnell
Neil Michael McDonnell
Chief Financial Officer
Neil Michael McDonnell McDonnell has over 30 years of banking experience and has been employed by the Bank since January 2018. He has served as chief financial officer, controller, treasurer, compliance & risk officer, and director of finance at large international banks, local community banks, as well as de novo banks. He volunteers with Habitat for Humanity of Isabella County.

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 Evans is the Chief Executive Officer and President of the Corporation. He has served as President of the Bank, Chief Operations Officer, and President of the Greenville Division. He has over 40 years of banking experience. Evans currently serves as a board member for The Community Bankers of Michigan, McLaren Central Michigan Hospital, and the Central Michigan University Advancement Board. Evans is also past Chair of the Eightcap, Inc. Governing Board, past Vice Chair of the Carson City Hospital, was president of the Greenville Rotary Club, and past Chair of The Community Bankers of Michigan.
Jerome E. Schwind
Jerome E. Schwind
President
Jerome E. Schwind Schwind is President of the Bank and has been employed by the Bank since 1999. He has served in various roles at the Bank including, Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer, and President of the Mecosta Division. He currently serves as the Chair for the Middle Michigan Development Corporation, is a member of the Finance Advisory Board for the Ferris State University College of Business, the Michigan Bankers Association Grassroots Advocacy Committee, the Perry School of Banking Board, the Michigan Bankers Association Board, and also the Great Lakes Bay Alliance Board.
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.
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.
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.
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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