C&N Names Michael Wetzel, Jr. as Senior Vice President, Participation & Specialized Lending Manager
WELLSBORO, PA – C&N, the leading financial services company in the region, announced the promotion of Michael Wetzel to Senior Vice President, Participation and Specialized Lending Manager as a result of his proven leadership abilities and dedication to the company and its customers.
“Mike’s market expertise, local and industry connections, sales acumen and ability to build strong, key relationships have helped C&N secure our position as the leading provider of business banking services and technology in our region,” said Brad Scovill, C&N President & CEO. “We’re thrilled to recognize his achievements and his commitment to our company’s vision, mission and values.”
Mike received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance from Clarion University in 2000. Upon graduation, he joined C&N as the Branch Manager of the Coudersport office. From there, he assumed the roles of SBA Loan Specialist and Senior Commercial Loan Sales Officer. In his role as SVP/Participation and Specialized Lending Manager, Wetzel is responsible for managing the Business Manager loan portfolio, process and product growth and leading the Bank’s Participation Lending function, responsible for loan portfolio quality and growth. He supervises all administrative functions of the Bank’s Government Guaranteed Loan portfolio including SBA, FSA, and USDA guaranteed loans. In 2007, Mike graduated with honors from the PBA School of Commercial Lending attended the Central Atlantic Advanced School of Banking in 2003. He serves as Treasurer on the Board of the Coudersport Public Library and is a member of the board of the Coudersport Golf Club. Mike is also the Assistant Coach of the 5th & 6th Grade Boys Basketball program. Mike lives in Coudersport with his wife, Samantha, and their 10-year-old son, Lawson.
As C&N adds strength to its leadership talent, the company has continued to make significant investments in their infrastructure to support further growth and success, including enhanced banking technologies and professional development efforts for employees. With the addition of these resources, combined with the expertise of the entire leadership team, C&N is poised to connect its best-in-class technology and personal, localized service to create value for its customers and communities for many years to come.
“Mike has worked hard over the past several years to help provide outstanding service to our clients with unique or complex needs,” said Stan Dunsmore, C&N Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer. “His close connection to our lending teams and clients, deep ties to the local community and knowledge of the banking industry will play a critical role in the future success of C&N by creating positive outcomes for our community and our clients,” he said.
We are proud of Mr. Wetzel and appreciate his dedication to our mission of creating value through lifelong relationships. Congratulations to Mike and his bright future at C&N.