April 1, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- The Talmer Bancorp, Inc. and
and Trust Boards are pleased to announce the appointment of
Barbara J. Mahone
as board member, effective immediately.
Mahone brings a wealth of knowledge and more than 30 years of executive leadership experience. She retired from General Motors in 2008 as Executive Director, Human Resources for Global Product Development, where she led one of GM's largest Human Resources teams. In this role, she was responsible for developing global human resource strategies that covered 19,000 employees in 11 countries. She also was appointed by President
, and confirmed by the U.S. Senate, as chairman of the Federal Labor Relations Authority, an independent federal government agency.
"Barbara's experience in banking, corporate governance and community building make her an ideal choice for our Board of Directors," said
, Chairman of Talmer Bancorp, Inc.
As a longtime active member of the community, Mahone serves on a variety of boards, including the board of directors for the Beaumont Health System, the
Board of Trustees, the Shiloh Community Restoration Foundation Board and the Bizdom Board. Previously, she served on the Charter One Financial, Inc. Board and was a member of their Audit and Governance Committee.
She also has received numerous recognitions that include the 2013 Urban League of
and Southeastern Michigan Distinguished Warrior Award, Crain's Detroit Business Most Influential Women, National Black MBA Association – Outstanding MBA of the Year, Michigan Chronicle Women of Excellence Award and the Rainbow Push & Citizenship Education Fund Living Legend Award. In recognition of her strong commitment and dedication to youth education, a library at the Pimlico Elementary School in
, was renamed the Barbara J. Mahone Multi-Cultural Learning Center.
Mahone holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from
Ohio State University
, an MBA from the
University of Michigan
and completed the Harvard Business School Program for management development.
About Talmer Bancorp, Inc.
, Talmer Bancorp, Inc., is the holding company for
and Trust and First Place Bank. Talmer has 86 banking and lending offices in
and Wisconsin. With its acquisition of First Place Bank at the beginning of 2013, Talmer Bancorp now has over
of total assets. Please visit our website at
for additional information
For further information, contact:
Angela Spencer Ford
SOURCE Talmer Bancorp, Inc.;
and Trust Boards