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Mercantile Bank Chairman, President, and CEO; Chairman and CEO, Mercantile Bank of Michigan Michael H. Price
Michael H. Price
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  • Great experience working here, great way to start out your career.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Commercial Credit Analyst in Grand Rapids, MI
    Former Employee - Commercial Credit Analyst in Grand Rapids, MI

    I worked at Mercantile Bank full-time (More than a year)

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    Pros

    The people at Mercantile are great. Overall very positive environment, a lot of involvement with community, a lot of encouragement to be involved in other groups, volunteer, etc. Also, you have a lot of visibility into how the company is run, the vision, etc., which is great. Great benefits, time off, etc. They will invest highly in training you.

    Cons

    Given that it is a smaller bank, there are not a lot of opportunities for promotion, advancement. The work load can be demanding at times, high expectations.

    Advice to Management

    The importance of mid level management is key to morale and overall happiness of employees.


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    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Mercantile Bank.

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    Talked with one of HR people before about my interest. Then when you go in, they ask you to do a test before (analyzing balance sheet and income statement). Standard interview questions after that. Describe strengths, weaknesses, experiences, working with teams, etc.

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101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in West Michigan, 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For, 2012

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Website www.mercbank.com
Headquarters Grand Rapids, MI
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1997
Type Company - Public (MBWM)
Industry Finance
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

Mercantile Bank Corporation is the holding company for Mercantile Bank of Michigan (formerly Mercantile Bank of West Michigan), which operates more than five branches in and around Grand Rapids, Holland, and Lansing. (The latter was the community bank's first foray outside the western part of Michigan, prompting the name change in 2005.) The bank targets local consumers and businesses, offering standard deposit services such as checking and savings accounts, CDs, IRAs, and health savings accounts. Loans for real estate secured by nonresidential properties make up more than... More

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