United States Virgin Islands
Mr. Thomas C. Shafer serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Shafer was also appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Chemical Bank. Mr. Shafer most recently served as Executive Vice President and Director of Regional and Community Banking of Chemical Bank. Prior to this, Mr. Shafer served as Vice Chairman of Talmer Bancorp, Inc. from 2011 until September 2014, and subsequently served as Chief Operating Officer of Talmer Bancorp, Inc. and President of Talmer Bank and Trust. Mr. Shafer also served as Chief Executive Officer and President and as a director of First Place Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Talmer Bancorp, Inc., until it was merged into Talmer Bank and Trust in February 2014. Before joining Talmer, Mr. Shafer served Citizens Republic Bancorp for a 16-year period in various executive-level positions.