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Independent Bank (MI) Reviews

Updated Jan 23, 2020

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Independent Bank (MI) President and CEO William "Brad" Kessel (no image)
William "Brad" Kessel
12 Ratings
  1. "Amazing Growth"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Service Associate II in Bay City, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Independent Bank (MI) full-time

    Pros

    Career Development, Experienced Leadership, Well-functioning teams

    Cons

    Only based geographically in Michigan

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    Independent Bank (MI)2020-01-23
  2. "Coworkers are the reason this bank was good to work at"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Collections Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Independent Bank (MI) full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Traditional banking hours, holidays and weekends off, coworkers

    Cons

    Pay is low, expected to absorb job responsibilities of employees who leave

    Independent Bank (MI)2019-09-05
  3. Helpful (3)

    "Don’t work here"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bank Teller in Grand Rapids, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Independent Bank (MI) part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work life balance isn’t bad

    Cons

    Treated poorly, pay and raises aren’t good. Managers talk down to their tellers and treat them like dirt.

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    Independent Bank (MI)2019-05-07
  4. "Good company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in Lansing, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Independent Bank (MI) full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    promotes work and family balance

    Cons

    health insurance costs are high

    Independent Bank (MI)2019-03-23
  5. "Benefits"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Independent Bank (MI) full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good insurance, execs were nice, salary was average.

    Cons

    small work spaces, older technology, in some areas

    Independent Bank (MI)2019-03-10
  6. "Bank teller"

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    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Bank Teller 

    I have been working at Independent Bank (MI) part-time

    Pros

    Amazing coworkers as well as growth opportunity

    Cons

    Long hours and can be boring at times

    Independent Bank (MI)2019-02-11
  7. "Good start to being teller"

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    Former Employee - Part Time Teller in University Center, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Independent Bank (MI) part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It was close to work and other branches were super helpful.

    Cons

    Seemed out of date programming, somewhat clique-like feeling, communication wasn't priority to help new tellers.

    Independent Bank (MI)2019-02-21
  8. "Work Life Balance and Decent Pay"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PT Teller 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Independent Bank (MI) part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I have worked here now for over 9 months and I don't have much bad to say- I love the flexibility of work/life balance as well as a steady paycheck and my coworkers/team.

    Cons

    Slow to advance, not the best pay.

    Independent Bank (MI)2019-01-31
  9. "CSR"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Independent Bank (MI) full-time

    Pros

    Professional atmosphere Pleasant co-workers Customer Service based Gives back to community

    Cons

    Low pay Mediocre insurance (at best)

    Independent Bank (MI)2018-12-31
  10. Helpful (2)

    "Commercial Credit Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Commercial Credit Analyst in East Lansing, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Independent Bank (MI) full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nothing comes to mind.

    Cons

    Simply the worst culture - sexism, racism, favoritism, sexual harassment, gossiping, micromanagement, poor leadership and just plain abuse. Grown men cry regularly. You get paid dirt and they expect that you are grateful for the “max 2% raise not everyone got”. If you happen to be human and make a mistake, don’t expect any real coaching, just passive aggressive feedback and a lot of trash talking behind your back. They will throw you under the bus with glee.

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    Independent Bank (MI)2018-12-28
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