Bank of Ann Arbor Hires Vice President, Mortgage Department Manager and Trust Officer


Bank of Ann Arbor has announced the addition of Jim Fagan, vice president and mortgage department manager and Jena Agler, Trust officer.

Fagan served as vice president at Digital Risk Solutions in Jacksonville, FL where he managed underwriting, processing, and closing processes for various financial institutions. He has been in the retail mortgage industry for over twenty years, beginning his career at Standard Federal Bank and LaSalle Bank in Troy.

“Jim is a true professional, loves the mortgage industry, and I am confident he will be a great leader for our successful mortgage team. Last year, our mortgage team experienced significant growth and enjoyed record-level performance, seeing increases in applications, closed loans and revenues. It is a shared vision that Jim will continue this upward climb,” says Tim Marshall, president and CEO of Bank of Ann Arbor.

Fagan graduated with a liberal arts degree from Western Michigan University and attended the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Additionally, Jim is an active member of the community, volunteering at Capuchin Soup Kitchen and Forgotten Harvest.

Agler, an Ann Arbor native, joins the bank after serving as a Probate and Estate Planning Attorney for a private practice. She has experience working with the Children’s Defense Fund in Washington, D.C. Prior to earning her JD from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, she earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Grand Valley State University. Agler’s volunteer efforts include the Human Society of Huron Valley and Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley.

“Jena is coming to Bank of Ann Arbor with some valuable experience as a probate and estate planning attorney in the private practice sector. She has a fundamental and extensive knowledge of the work being done in our Trust area and will prove to be another great addition to this strategic growth area of the bank.  Of course, it is always equally wonderful when we are able to attract new colleagues like Jena who are very committed to the well-being of our community”, says Marshall.

Bank of Ann Arbor is a locally owned and operated bank with total assets and assets under management of nearly $2.7 billion, serving people and businesses in Southeast Michigan.