March 31, 2018
Meet Matthew Ankley
Matthew Ankley joins Lakestone Bank and Trust
Matthew Ankley, Vice President & Commercial Loan Officer, serves the Oxford area.

Ankley brings with him a combined 18 years of banking experience. He obtained a bachelor's degree from Oakland University before attending Graduate School at the University of Michigan where he received his Master of Business Administration.

Ankley is a member of the Economic Club of Lapeer County and St. Joseph Church in Lake Orion. He resides in the Village of Lake Orion with his wife and son.
Cyber Security Tip
Do you have a Cyberplanner?

The Federal Communications Commission has released an online resource to help small businesses create customized cybersecurity plans. You can use this tool to customize the ideal cybersecurity plan for your business. 

This Cybersecurity Tip Sheet has also been provided by the FCC. 
Small Business 
Loan Program

Lakestone Bank & Trust is committed to helping small businesses any way possible. With our Small Business Loan Program, we've made it easier than ever for a small business to apply for a loan. 

This program helps reduce the amount of paperwork for you to fill out & facilitates faster credit decisions and faster closings.

To find out more about what's required to apply for the Small Business Loan Program, contact one of Lakestone's commercial loan officers. 

Did you know there are even more resources available for small businesses in conjunction to working with Lakestone Bank & Trust? Lapeer Development Corporation offers many business services and more loan options:
  • Imlay City Facade Loan Fund provides loans for decoration improvements in the downtown and commercial areas of Imlay City.
  • Lapeer Main Street Facade Loan Fund supplies funding for facade improvements in the Lapeer Downtown Development Authority District. 
  • More loan options can be found on the LDC website.
The Lapeer Development Corporation also provides several options for enhancing business operations by providing a wide variety of services and support. Read more here.

Take advantage of these loan options by contacting your local, commercial loan officer today!
Lapeer Area Businesses:
Alex Shoemaker
Office: 83 W. Nepessing St., Lapeer
Phone:  810.538.1896
Capac Area Businesses: 
Matt Schroeder
Office: 206 N. Main St., Capac
Phone:  810.395.1116
Imlay City Area Businesses:
Walt Bargen
Office: 1875 S. Cedar St. (M-53), Imlay City
Phone:  810.538.1966
Almont/Armada Area Businesses: 
Travis Jackson
Almont Office: 5515 Van Dyke Rd., Almont
Armada Office: 72890 North Ave., Armada
Phone:  810.395.1127
Upcoming Events
April, 2018
April 20 - Lakestone partners with the Red Cross to host a community blood drive at Lakestone's Wealth Management Center, located at 1175 S. Lapeer Rd. (M-24), Lapeer.
April 21 - Lakestone hosts a free community Shred Day at the Main Office, located in downtown Lapeer, from 9 a.m. to noon or until the trucks are full.

May, 2018
May 12 - Lakestone hosts a free community Shred Day at the Imlay City (on M-53) office, from 9 a.m. to noon or until the trucks are full.

June, 2018
June 22 - Lakestone Ice Cream Social, downtown Lapeer
June 26 - Imlay City Ice Cream Social, downtown Imlay City

Come into your closest branch to find out more.
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