James Dunn

EVP, Chief Operations Officer


Mr. Dunn’s professional expertise is in the legal and banking sector, having successful runs at The Private Bank, Strobl & Sharp, P. C., and Talmer Bank & Trust, where he served as Executive Managing Director and Chief Legal Officer.  He will provide leadership as Chief Operating Officer of First Independence. In his role, he is responsible for commercial and residential loan operations, municipal depository relationships, and the finance department. Mr. Dunn holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Western Michigan University and a Juris Doctor from Wayne State University.