Meta Financial Completes Crestmark Acquisition

Meta Financial Group completed its acquisition of Crestmark Bancorp and its Michigan state-chartered bank subsidiary, Crestmark Bank.

Brown Joins Crestmark as SVP/CTO

Crestmark appointed IT expert Howard Brown senior vice president and chief technology officer. Brown will be based at the company’s corporate offices in Troy, MI and report to President and COO Mick Goik.

Crestmark Opens Ontario Office, Dounas to Lead

Crestmark is opening a Canadian location with Nick Dounas joining as vice president and head of Canadian originations.

Crestmark Promotes Farrell to SVP, Hires Hamilton as VP/AE

Crestmark promoted James G. Farrell to senior vice president Eastern Division sales manager. The company also hired Vince Hamilton as vice president, account executive for the Eastern Division.

Crestmark Acquires Allstate Capital

Crestmark acquired Allstate Capital, a Florida-based provider of equipment leasing, broadening Crestmark’s small-ticket leasing presence.

Crestmark Promotes Morandell to Executive Vice President

Crestmark promoted Ray Morandell to executive vice president, national sales director. Morandell worked for GE Capital and Textron Financial before joining Crestmark in 2008.

Crestmark Promotes Three at Corporate HQ

Crestmark Bank promoted three employees: Josh Beauvais to VP, special assistant to chief credit officer; Heather Weir to assistant VP, learning and development; and Eric Ball to operations officer.

Crestmark Promotes Senior Execs

Crestmark president and chief operating officer Mick Goik announced promotions at the company’s corporate office in Troy, MI.