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J. Christopher Belton Joins Level One Bank as AVP, Banking Center Manager

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 20, 2013      Contact: Don Tanner/ Justin Fisette: (248) 626-0006       

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., – Level One Bank, one of Southeast Michigan’s leading community banks, has hired J. Christopher Belton as Assistant Vice President, Banking Center Manager of its Farmington Hills location on Orchard Lake Road. The announcement was made by Patrick J. Fehring, President & CEO of Level One Bank.

Belton joins Level One’s growing team of professionals in Farmington Hills, serving as manager and focusing on coaching team members, delivering exceptional client service and supervising branch operations. In his new role, Belton is also tasked with growing Level One’s retail and commercial lending businesses.

Prior to joining Level One, Belton served as a financial center manager with another bank in Florida.

Belton graduated with a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of South Florida. He resides in Farmington Hills.


About Level One Bank

Level One Bank is a full-service, 5-Star BauerFinancial rated commercial and consumer bank committed to connecting with unparalleled service and delivering outstanding financial solutions.  Owned and managed locally, Level One Bank is headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan with assets of approximately $600 million.  It currently operates seven full-service banking centers, located throughout Oakland County and the surrounding communities. Level One’s Commercial Division provides a complete menu of products including lines of credit, term loans, leases, commercial mortgages, SBA loans, Export-Import Financing and a full suite of Treasury Management services.  The Consumer Division offers personal savings and checking accounts, including free checking and competitive interest-bearing accounts such as Money Markets, IRAs, and CDs.  The bank also provides a complete array of consumer loan products including residential mortgages, home equity, auto, and credit card services.  Level One offers the sophistication of a big bank, the heart of a community bank, and the spirit of an entrepreneur. For more information, please visit

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