Independent Bank’s Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, Stefanie M. Kimball, was recently named to Oakland University’s Economics Department Board of Advisors.

Kimball earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, and an MBA from the University of Detroit. Kimball is a chairperson of the Michigan Bankers Association (MBA) Commercial Lending Committee and is a member of the MBA’s Senior Lending Forum. She is also a member of the Risk Management Association and was recently named to the Federal Reserve Bank of Detroit’s Economic Round Table.