Detroit’s Chemical Bank Adds New Community Reinvestment Act Officer


Published:

Emmanuel T. Glover

Photo courtesy of Emmanuel T. Glover

Chemical Bank, which just moved its headquarters to Detroit, has announced that Emmanuel T. Glover has been named community reinvestment act officer.

Glover’s responsibilities will include developing and building out community development programs to match the high level of growth Chemical Bank is experiencing. He will establish strategies and initiatives that demonstrate the company’s commitment to be a corporate leader in the communities the company serves.

“Having success in this role is all about building a culture that values all communities and utilizes the strengths and resources of an organization to assist with neighborhood stabilization/revitalization and advancement through economic development,” says Glover. “Chemical Bank embodies this mindset and shares my drive and commitment to underserved communities with a focus on impact via strategic initiatives and community engagement. I am excited to join the team and begin to develop and build relationships with community partners who share the same mission.”

Before joining Chemical Bank, Glover served as senior vice president and director of community development at FirstMerit Bank, which is now part of Huntington Bank. As a member of the bank’s executive leadership team, he also served as chair of the FirstMerit Community Development Corp., leading the corporate investment strategy in low- and moderate-income communities. He also served as an appointed officer on the Executive Foundation Committee assembled to drive the bank’s strategy for philanthropic giving in underserved communities.

Glover also launched the bank’s underserved strategy to include flagship financial empowerment programs and a credit-building program, which led to 176 employee volunteers providing financial tools, resources, and technical assistance to more than 3,000 consumers and small business owners.

“The addition of Glover is key in keeping our commitment to grow our community development programs at the same rate our institution is growing,” says Thomas Shafer, president and CEO of Chemical Bank. “Chemical Bank remains dedicated to be a corporate leader in all the communities we serve, and as we expand to more communities, Glover brings the experience and track record needed to create and build strong partnerships within our communities.” 

Edit Module
Edit Module Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Related Articles

Plymouth’s Varroc Lighting Systems Names Senior Vice President

Plymouth-based global automotive lighting supplier Varroc Lighting Systems announced the appointment of Sylvain Puginier as senior vice president of global purchasing; material, planning, and logistics; and supplier performance. He will also oversee the company’s recently announced electronics joint venture.

Detroit-based Butzel Long Names New Shareholder

Detroit’s Buzel Long has announced that Brett Rendeiro has joined the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office as a shareholder. Rendeiro specializes in employment law and complex commercial litigation.

Detroit’s Franco Adds Media Veteran

Franco, a Detroit-based full-service public relations agency, has added Ed Garsten as an integrated media consultant. The media and PR veteran will advise on Franco’s integrated communication strategies, support media training and crisis work, and provide strategic direction on multimedia projects.

Detroit-based Dickinson Wright Adds Attorney

Detroit’s Dickinson Wright PLLC has announced that attorney Elissa Noujaim Pinto has joined the firm’s Troy office as of counsel.

New York-based Tiger 21 Launches in Detroit

New York’s Tiger 21 today announced the launch of its inaugural Detroit group, which will be led by Ian Burnstein. The investment group is a peer membership organization for high-net-worth wealth creators.
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Most Popular

  1. Retail Tenants Announced For Bedrock’s Shinola Hotel in Downtown Detroit
    Bedrock has announced four retail tenants that are coming to the 1400 Woodward block in Detroit,...
  2. Ford Brings 600 Employees to Wagner Place in Downtown West Dearborn, Announces Commercial Tenants
    Ford Motor Co. today announced it has started moving 600 employees into Wagner Place along...
  3. Michigan Capital Advisors in Bloomfield Hills Invests in Wixom’s Ventech
    Bloomfield Hills’ Michigan Capital Advisors, a private equity firm focused on the automotive...
  4. Delta Offers Two Detroit Metro Flights With New A220-100 Aircraft, Service Launches in 2019
    Delta Air Lines Inc. today announced it will begin offering domestic business routes on the new...
  5. Blog: Bringing Humanity Back to the Workplace
    Last month as we celebrated one of my team member’s service anniversaries, it struck me that I...
  6. Macy’s Completes Store Improvements at Somerset Collection in Troy and Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi
    Macy’s today announced that its department stores at the Somerset Collection in Troy and Twelve...