Our Qualifications

Marquette IMG Office:
Bennett J. Zyburt – Investment Group Manager  A graduate of Northern Michigan University's School of Business, Ben has been a trust professional in Marquette, Michigan since 1985.  He is a graduate of the ABA's National Trust School at Northwestern University and has been a trust department manager since 1995.
Thomas G. Humphrey – CTFA, Trust & Investment Officer  Tom is a magna cum laude graduate of Northern Michigan University's School of Business and was employed as a licensed investment representative prior to entering the trust industry in 1990. A holder of a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor designation, he is a graduate of the ABA's National Trust School at Northwestern University.
Richard W. E. Ledy – Trust & Investment Officer Rich is a graduate of Northern Michigan University's School of Business, having studied accounting.  After several years of commercial bank experience, he entered the trust field in 1995.  He is an honors graduate of the Cannon Trust School at the University of Notre Dame.
Jean M. Washburn – Trust Operations Officer  Jean holds a degree from Northern Michigan University and has been employed in the banking industry for over thirty years.  She joined the trust industry in 1990 and currently holds the position of Trust Operations Officer. 
Patricia M. Blemberg – Trust Operations Associate  Patty is a graduate of Northern Michigan University with a bachelor's degree in Public Relations and Communications.  She has over 25 years of combined banking and trust experience.  
Crystal A. Cramer – Trust Operations Associate  Crystal attended Northern Michigan University and has nineteen years of banking and trust operations experience.  She held positions with First of America and National City Bank.
Mark A. Kolesar – Investment Consultant  A 30 year veteran of the investment industry, Mark joined the team in February 2013.  A former Senior VP of Investments with UBS, Mark is a graduate of Northern Michigan University with a double major in Finance and Economics and also attended the Fundamentals of Money Management Program at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.  He advises IMG clients on the matters of asset allocation, portfolio construction and securities research and selection.

 

Escanaba IMG Office:
Les T. Cseter – Trust & Investment Officer Les has over 35 years of experience in the banking industry.   He received his finance degree from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.  He's a graduate of ABA's School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin and Cannon Trust School at the University of Notre Dame. 
Patricia M. Rudden – Trust & Investment Officer Pat has been a trust administrator in Escanaba for the past 35 years.  As a Vice President & Trust Officer for MFC / Wells Fargo Bank, she served as department manager for Wells Fargo's trust department.  Pat is a graduate of Central Michigan University and the ABA's National Graduate Trust School. 
Robert J. Valentine – Institutional Investment Officer  He earned his MBA from the University of Notre Dame and his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Northern Michigan University.  Having served as City Treasurer for 28 years, he has a depth of experience in pension plan administration and management of municipal surplus funds.
John Erdody – Portfolio Manager John is a magna cum laude graduate of Central Michigan University.  He offers over 20 years of investment industry experience.  He holds Certified Financial Planner and Chartered Financial Analyst designations.
Jenine I. Maloney – CTFA, Trust & Investment Officer  Jenine holds a bachelor's degree in Business from Central Michigan University and holds the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor designation.  She offers twenty years of experience in the financial services industry.
Racheal V. Paslawski – Trust Operations Associate  Racheal attended Wayne State University and Eastern Michigan University.  She has 13 years of accounting experience, along with 10 years in financial services. 
Jane Lanaville – Trust Operations Associate  Jane joined the Investment Management Group in March 2018.  She brings nine years of customer service and bookkeeping experience to the department.