Michigan Business Connection (MBC) is excited to welcome Charles Bauchat as its Senior Vice President of Operations.

As Senior Vice President of Operations, Charles will lead the Documentation, Servicing and Office Administration teams for MBC and will provide oversight for IT infrastructure.  Charles will play a critical role in continuing to strengthen MBC’s technology solutions and will be a champion for MBC’s commitment to providing strong service levels.

Charles brings more than 30 years of experience in bank operations most recently with Chemical Bank in Midland where he worked for nearly a decade.  His role there as SVP of Loan Operations included leading Consumer, Home Equity, and Indirect Lending Originations as well as Centralized Operations for Commercial Loan Documentation, and Servicing Operations for Commercial, Consumer, and Mortgage Lending. Prior to that, Charles held similar roles for Lasalle Bank in Troy, and for Wells Fargo & Co. where he was based out of Des Moines, Iowa.

Charles professional experience will help ensure MBC continues to provide the highest possible level of operations excellence to its credit unions and to business borrowers. Bill Beardsley, President/CEO of MBC stated, “MBC is dedicated to hiring talent that will not only help us continue to build and maintain positive relationships with our credit unions and borrowers, but will also play a role in implementing solutions and best practices that will help ensure we remain one of the leading Member Business Lending CUSO’s in the United States.”

Charles earned his Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the University of Illinois. Born and raised in Michigan, Charles and his family have enjoyed the adventure of having lived in 6 different states. Now, Charles lives in Brighton with his wife and spends time at his cabin on Otsego Lake in Gaylord where he enjoys the local activities, travel, and spending time with friends and family.