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LCBT Promotes two employees to Officers

Stephanie Schaefer, Attica Branch Manager

Stephanie Schaefer

Pete Batistoni, Vice President & Senior Lender

Pete Batistoni

Lapeer County Bank & Trust Co. is pleased to announce the promotions of Pete Batistoni as the new Vice President & Senior Lender and Stephanie Schaefer as the new Attica Branch Officer.

“I’m delighted to announce the promotions of Pete and Stephanie,” said Bruce Cady, President & CEO of Lapeer County Bank & Trust Co. “They are professionals who are dedicated to providing the very best customer service. We are proud to have them at the Bank.”

Batistoni’s banking career began 26 years ago. After graduating from Michigan State University with a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Batistoni began working for various banks as a Branch Manager, Credit Analyst and Commercial Loan Officer. While working, he returned to college, to obtain a Master of Business Administration from Wayne State University. He began at LCBT in July of 2007 as a Commercial Loan Officer.

Outside of the Bank, Batistoni serves the community as a board member of the Genesee Shiawassee Thumb Works Workforce Development Board and as the Treasurer of both the Lapeer Optimist Club and the Lapeer Community Loan and Scholarship Fund.

Batistoni resides in Lapeer with his wife and four children.

Stephanie Schaefer has recently been promoted to Attica Branch Officer.

“Stephanie was the clear choice to take over our Attica Office. Her career development and advancement have been a joy to watch,” said Cady.

Schaefer joined the Bank in September of 2003 as a part time Teller and has worked her way up through the ranks, holding the positions of Teller, Assistant Branch Manager and most recently Branch Manager of our Attica Office. Schaefer holds an associate’s degree from St. Clair Community College. She is also a 2015 graduate of Michigan Banker’s Association Perry School of Banking.

“I have worked with Stephanie for almost five years and she has always been one of the friendliest, most helpful people you could know,” said Deb Coe, Branch Administrator. “I am so pleased that she is now our Attica Branch Officer.”

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