James (Jim) Phelps

"Given these ever-changing times, I believe this is a great opportunity to service the business community in Washtenaw County. As a start up, we are unique in that we will focus all of our attention on the clients we choose, rather than looking internally. I look forward to the challenges that lie ahead."

Vice President, Business Banking

Direct Line: 734-418-0589 | email: jphelps@a2sb.com  

As Vice President of Business Banking, Jim is responsible for gathering deposits and making loans to commercial enterprises located primarily in Washtenaw County.

Jim brings with him more than 16 years of local banking experience, He comes to Ann Arbor State Bank from Key Bank, where he served as Senior Relationship Manager – Business Banking for five and a half
years and managed a client portfolio of more than 100 commercial accounts. Jim gained additional banking experience as Commercial Relationship Manager at Society Bank. He also served as Credit Analyst, Credit Department Assistant Manager and Relationship Manager at Michigan National Bank from 1988 to 1994. Jim also worked as a golf
pro at Stonebridge Golf Club for six seasons.

Jim is a graduate of Albion College.  He is a Director and the Treasurer
of the SafeHouse Center in Ann Arbor. He and his wife Karen live in Saline.