Meet our Commercial Lenders
provides commercial business services to the market areas of Genesee, Oakland, Saginaw, Shiawassee, and northern Livingston Counties. Ochs brings 23 years of financial service experience, 10 of those years being in commercial lending. Ochs has a thorough understanding of the client’s business needs, and placing them into the best loan product. She stated, “I appreciate every business is different and I sincerely enjoy becoming acquainted with each business and the owners. Together, we create a lending plan customized for them as one size does not fit all.” Ochs provides commercial business services to the market areas of Genesee, Oakland, Saginaw, Shiawassee, and northern Livingston Counties.
Matt Schroeder will provides commercial business services to the market area of Lapeer, Imlay City, Davison, Lake Orion and Oxford cities along with Macomb and Lapeer Counties. Schroeder brings 10 years of extensive commercial business experience to Financial Plus, and is a highly knowledgeable lender. Schroeder enjoys partnering with business owners. He remarked, “I provided financing for a business several years into their new endeavor, and then later provided financing for a move to a new location to allow for further business expansion.”
Schroeder is involved in many community organizations and events such as: Imlay City Rotary, Premier Night Fundraisers, and various Chambers of Commerce.
Melanie Shipp provides commercial business services to the Livingston County and northern Oakland County markets as well as the surrounding areas. Shipp brings 10 years of commercial experience with 18 years in retail banking. Shipp stated, “Becoming an essential partner in growing my member’s business is the most important part of being a commercial lender. Just as important, is being involved in the community and helping local businesses thrive.”
Kevin Bank provides commercial business services to the Livingston County and northern Oakland County markets as well as the surrounding areas. Bank brings 20 years of commercial lending experience and was previously a practicing attorney with a degree from Detroit College of Law. Bank takes pride in being an honest lender who takes a consultative approach and understanding the member’s primary goals. Bank stated, “It is very rewarding to reflect back on my years as a lender and seeing all of the business owners who have grown their business in part due to my help.”