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Clarkston State Bank Announces New Board Members

WATERFORD, Mich., Feb. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Clarkston State Bank is pleased to announce the addition of two new board members; Jeffrey Hakala and Gregory L. Wysocki.



Jeffrey Hakala, CPA, CFA, is co-founder of Clarkston Capital Partners and leader of the firm’s investment committee. With more than 20 years of finance experience, he has served previously as a CPA in accounting and financial reporting, as well as, in portfolio management and investment research prior. He is the co-founder of Bloomfield Hills’ Clarkston Capital Partners.

Mr. Hakala is a graduate of Michigan State University with a Master’s degree in Business Administration focusing in Finance and Accounting. He also holds his CPA, CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) and is an acting member of the CFA Institute and AICPA. Mr. Hakala is a Director of Wright & Filippis, a Michigan-based prosthetics and orthopedic company.

Gregory L. Wysocki, is the chief executive officer at Kotz, Sangster, Wysocki P.C. located in Detroit and Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Mr. Wysocki is a graduate of University of Detroit School of Law and Boston University. He has extensive experience in the area of business and corporate law including experience in planning, negotiating and implementing various types of merger and acquisition transactions and recapitalizations. Mr. Wysocki is the firm’s representative to Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW), a global association of more than 100 independent law firms located in major commercial centers throughout the world.

“Clarkston State Bank has continued to diversify its board with the goal of adding individuals who can bring knowledge in different disciplines, as well as, affiliations that will contribute to the bank’s growth,” stated J. Grant Smith, Clarkston State Bank President and CEO. We are excited to add both of these professionals to our board and look forward to their contributions.”

Clarkston State Bank, subsidiary of Clarkston Financial Corporation, opened in January 1999, engaging in community banking within Northern Oakland County, Michigan. The core focus of Clarkston State Bank is its commitment to its customers and its focus on the community.

Contact: Julie Nemeth (248) 459-1664 julie@nemethmarketing.com

Source:Clarkston Financial Corporation