President’s Message – West

Serving the Grand Rapids Community Bank

I hope you enjoyed the sunny days of summer in West Michigan!

Whether it was a walk on the pier, hitting the golf course or heading out on a family vacation, there were many ways to enjoy the warm weather. I do not know about you, but I have a hard time packing in all of the things I want to do in the summer months.

While the staff at Chemical Bank enjoyed the sunshine, we also continued to work on ways to make banking with Chemical Bank more convenient. I am excited to share with you that we have recently introduced a new, easy-to-use Mobile Banking app for your mobile device!

Our Mobile Banking app gives you instant access to your accounts anytime, anywhere on your mobile device. Check account balances and view your transaction history while you are enjoying a walk in the park, make bill payments from your favorite café, set alerts before you head to work and deposit checks with our Mobile Banking Remote Deposit Capture Service. If you do not have a smartphone, you can still enjoy Mobile Banking as we also offer Mobile Web and Text Banking.

If you are thinking of a more environmentally friendly way to manage your finances, consider Chemical Bank’s Green Account, an entirely paperless account that allows you to do your banking from a computer or mobile device. This account not only benefits our environment, but also provides you with money-saving advantages such as no minimum balance requirement, no monthly service charges and free eBill Pay service. Pair up this account with the Mobile Banking app to have Chemical Banking services right where you need them, when you need them.

I invite you to give us a call or stop in at any Chemical Bank office to get help with your finances, ask questions about our products and services, or just visit with your favorite Chemical Banker! I always welcome our customers’ thoughts and opinions; if you have any questions, comments or concerns, please feel free to contact me at 616.588.7424 or

Joel F. Rahn
Regional President