The Ann Arbor region has been recognized as a unique, economically stable community
existing within the challenged southeast Michigan economy. What sets Ann Arbor Commerce
Ann Arbor is a great place to live, work and play as has been demonstrated by numerous
“Best Place to . . .” rankings over the years. During economic upturns and downturns,
“brain gain” university towns embrace the challenge, recreating themselves with
collective organic ideas that maximize the elements of today to become the substance
Since our inception, Ann Arbor Commerce Bank has embraced this entrepreneurial philosophy,
creating a strategic focus connecting our heritage with our mission of stewardship.
Our foundation is built upon a commitment of excellence to customers, staff, shareholders
and community. Our unchanging values have allowed Ann Arbor Commerce Bank to be
successful over the years and will help us grow and flourish into the future.
We have created permanent positions in our local job market for ourselves and our
clients. We purchase locally, so that our neighboring businesses thrive. We help
customers improve their financial strength, constantly striving to create new products
and services to meet our community’s ever-changing financial needs. Our staff and
directors are connected and committed to our communities, providing time and energy
to keep our community strong. The continued success of any organization is based
upon a timely evaluation of conditions followed by a wellthought- through action
plan. Our team has stood the “test of time”, and looks forward to the ever-changing
landscape of the future.
— Richard G. Dorner, President & CEO