Michigan Business Connection (MBC) is excited to welcome three new employees, Patrick Pattison, Taryn Wilkie, and Rayna Fackender. 

Patrick Pattison joins MBC as a business lending associate where he will work with credit unions to process small business loans along with providing credit union training and support. Patrick will also work directly with credit union business borrowers. Patrick’s financial services career began more than 25-years ago as a commercial credit analyst for Michigan National Bank. He was then promoted to branch manager before becoming a private banking/medical practice group AVP for Fifth Third.  Patrick most recently served as a Key Bank NA Private-Banking Associate. Patrick graduated from State University of New York with a bachelor’s degree in economics and business administration.  

Taryn Wilkie recently joined MBC as an operations associate. In her role, Taryn’s primary responsibilities are to provide support for the documentation and servicing departments along with assisting with support duties related to loan records and digital and physical files. Taryn began her financial services career at Bank of America before joining Monroe Bank & Trust as a customer service representative. During her time at Monroe Bank & Trust, Taryn was promoted from customer service representative to ATM maintenance representative and then to an electronic banking representative. Before joining MBC, she most recently worked as an operations specialist for Waterford Bank.

Rayna Fackender joins MBC as an administrative assistant. In her role, Rayna will provide administrative support for the operations and servicing departments. Rayna began her career in administration in 2010 where she worked at a legal support firm based in Minnesota as an operations administrator. In 2013, Rayna relocated to Michigan and most recently held positions with Lawrence Tech and then with a digital marketing firm before joining MBC. 

Bill Beardsley, President/CEO of MBC, is pleased to officially welcome Patrick, Taryn, and Rayna to MBC, and noted, “MBC has seen tremendous growth in 2020, and as we continue to grow and service our business loan portfolio and support the Michigan credit union community, we remain dedicated to recruiting and retaining talented professionals.”