Michigan Business Connection (MBC) is excited to welcome two accomplished senior leaders to their team, Jaime Vartanian as Senior Vice President of Operations and Todd Mason as Chief Operating Officer. These strategic appointments reflect MBC’s commitment to delivering exceptional financial services to its subscribing credit unions and enhancing its position as a leader in the industry.

Jaime Vartanian joins MBC as Senior Vice President (SVP) of Operations and is responsible for leading the loan operations teams. With over 20 years of experience in financial services and operations management, Vartanian brings a wealth of expertise to her new role. She has a proven track record of optimizing operational processes and driving efficiency in dynamic environments. Her leadership will play a crucial role in streamlining MBC’s operations and ensuring the highest level of service for member credit unions. Vartanian attended the University of Michigan and received her master’s degree in business administration and management from the University of Phoenix.

Todd Mason joins MBC as Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for overseeing the operating environment of the organization and working with other senior leaders to drive organizational performance and growth. Mason’s extensive experience in Credit Union Service Organizations (CUSOs), leagues and their service corporations and leading technology firms coupled with his strategic leadership, positions him as a transformative force within the organization. He has a proven track record of fostering innovation, optimizing processes, and aligning teams to deliver outstanding results. With Mason’s guidance, MBC is poised to drive innovation, growth and impact in the core commercial lending business and beyond. Mason earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Oakland University and his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix.

“We are thrilled to welcome both Jaime Vartanian and Todd Mason to our leadership team,” said Bill Beardsley, President of MBC. “Their proven leadership skills, industry knowledge, and commitment to excellence align seamlessly with our mission to provide superior financial solutions to our member credit unions. We are confident that their contributions will further strengthen our position as a trusted partner in the credit union community.”

As MBC continues to drive innovation and collaboration within the credit union industry, the addition of these two senior leaders underscores the organization’s dedication to delivering exceptional impact to its subscribers, borrowers, and communities.