Michigan Business Connection (MBC) is excited to announce the promotion of Michael Salciccioli to the position of Financial Analyst, along with welcoming two new hires Max Bade as a Financial Analyst, and Ken Simon as a Loan Servicer. 

Michael Salciccioli joined MBC in 2018, as a financial analyst intern. In his new role Michael will continue to analyze credit and financial data along with preparing data for credit analysts and portfolio managers. Bill Beardsley explains, “MBC’s intern program was designed to allow undergraduate students like Michael the opportunity to gain direct, hands on experience in an industry they might be interested in working after graduation. Provided the intern is interested, that experience can result in advancement to a full-time role with MBC.” Michael will graduate from the University of Michigan in the spring of 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. 

Max Bade joins MBC as a financial analyst. Max began his professional career in sales, then gained experience in the financial industry, first as a teller and then in a role where he analyzed credit, performed post-loan closing audits, and handled payment processing. Max will graduate from Eastern Michigan University in the spring of 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with finance as his major. 

Ken Simon another recent hire at MBC, will work as a loan servicer. In this role he will be responsible for providing customer service support to both borrowers and credit unions. This includes research and resolving questions and issues, supporting loan payment and payoff processing, as well as other support tasks within the servicing team. Ken began his professional career as an income specialist at Quicken Loans where he was ultimately promoted to underwriter. Ken then went onto work within the financial services sector at a different organization as a loan servicing specialist, was then promoted to credit specialist and finally to credit analyst before leaving to join MBC. Ken earned his bachelor’s degree in business management and finance from the University of Detroit Mercy.