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Board of Directors at Honor Credit Union

Honor Credit Union Board of Directors

In addition to the team you that you see in our branches, the Honor has an amazing behind the scenes support system, as well. The Honor Credit Union Board of Directors serve voluntarily on behalf of you, our members!

2017 Board of Directors

Honor Credit Union Board of Directors Chair Mimi Elwell

Mimi Elwell, Chair
Mimi has been a member of the board since March 2009, previously serving on the Supervisory Committee for over 25 years. She is chair of the Personnel Committee, serves on the Strategic Development Committee, the Delinquency Committee and on the Executive Committee of Honor Credit Union. She has been a member of the St. Joseph Public Library Board for over 10 years.

Mimi has a BS degree from Nazareth College, and a MA degree from Western Michigan University. She was a professor of mathematics at Lake Michigan College for over 30 years until her retirement in 2010. In 2011 the Lake Michigan College Board of Trustees awarded her the status of Professor Emeritus.

Larry Olson, Vice Chair
Larry has been a Board Member for over 30 years.  Prior to his retirement, he was a teacher and high school principal.  Larry earned a BS in Education from Western Michigan University.  He and his wife Mary reside in Three Oaks and enjoy travelling the country on his motorcycle.
Mark Fry, Treasurer
Mark has been a board member since 2004, serving on the Twin Cities Federal Credit Union board prior to the merger.  He earned his BA in Business Administration from Notre Dame University and is currently employed as the Manager of Accounting at Lakeland Regional Hospital.  Mark is actively involved in church mission trips and enjoys hiking, camping, and reading.


Brian Brown, Secretary
Brian is currently the Finance Manager at River Valley Schools.  He earned his BA in Business Administration from IUSB, his teaching degree from Western Michigan University, and a MA in Educational Leadership from Grand Valley State University.  Brian lives in St. Joseph with his wife, Doreen.  He enjoys golf, volleyball, and reading.

Ron Griesinger, Board Member
Ron has been a volunteer with Honor for 20 years, serving on the Supervisory Committee before joining the board.  He is currently the CFO of Cornerstone Alliance in Benton Harbor.  He earned his BS degree in Accounting from Ferris State University and is also a non practicing Certified Public Accountant.  Ron lives in St. Joseph with his wife Cheri and their youngest son Tom and enjoys golf, basketball and following college sports.
Richard Atwell, Board Member
Richard joined the Honor board of directors as part of the merger with Allegis Credit Union.  He retired from Western Michigan University following a 33 year career in teaching, public broadcasting, and administration.  He lives in Kalamazoo with his wife Elizabeth King.
Gil Guzman, Board Member
Gil joined the Honor board in 2012 with the merger of Allegis Credit Union. He attended University of Texas after high school and has had a long career of working in Human Resource; he retired from the State of Michigan after 31 years where he worked as a Wage and Hour investigator.  Gil currently works for JSA Plainwell as a Recruiter, which takes him all over the country looking for workers.  He is involved in various groups,  and was awarded the 2010 Aguila Award for community service. In his spare time Gil manages a band called "The Bronk Brothers" that play across the U.S.
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