Advia Credit Union headquartered in Parchment (north of Kalamazoo) has elected Detroit attorney Matthew High of Wilson Elser to its board of directors for a three-year term.
Along with fellow members on the seven-person board, High will be responsible for overseeing Advia’s general business affairs and leadership, strategic planning, and guiding the reporting of financial records to Advia members and financial regulators.
“We’re thrilled to have Matthew join our board of directors,” says Cheryl DeBoer, president and CEO of Advia. “He’s a seasoned attorney who understands our industry and has a deep familiarity with the geographical area that we serve. We look forward to having his input as we at Advia work together to constantly provide greater value to our members.”
At Wilson Elser, High specialized in employment, commercial litigation, automobile liability, and general liability cases. He brings legal expertise related to the financial industry; local and educational ties to both southwest and eastern Michigan, where Advia has branch locations; and previous credit union employment history to the board.
He earned his bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University and his law degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.