Business Team

Local Business Experts

We understand that as a business owner, you don’t just clock out at the end of the day. Your business is on your mind constantly. Choosing the right checking account or loan type shouldn’t keep you up at night. Maybe your business isn’t open yet and you need help navigating the process. Our team of business development officers live and work locally across the state of Michigan, so they know your community and they want to get to know your situation to help your business succeed. Find a local expert near you and let’s get started today!

Business Development Officers

honor credit union business development officer catie brown busch

Catie Brown-Busch

Coverage Area

St. Joseph and northern Berrien County, along with all of Van Buren County.

Contact Catie

Cell Phone: 989.615.9526

Office Phone: 800.442.2800 ext. 2726


honor credit union business development officer jamie gollakner

Jamie Gollakner

Coverage Area

Marquette, Negaunee, Ishpeming, Gwinn, and all Upper Peninsula communities.

Contact Jamie

Office Phone: 800.442.2800 ext. 5005


honor credit union business development officer denise nowak

Denise Nowak

Coverage Area

Greater Kalamazoo area, including Portage, Plainwell, Richland, Vicksburg, and Schoolcraft.

Contact Denise

Cell Phone: 616.745.9675

Office Phone: 800.442.2800 ext. 9295


honor credit union business development officer trent pierre

Trent Pierre

Coverage Area

Greater Battle Creek area, along with Coldwater, Marshall, and Lansing areas.

Contact Trent

Cell Phone: 269.932.2465

Office Phone: 800.442.2800 ext. 2745


Leadership Team

honor credit union vice president of business services scott defries

Scott DeFries

Vice President of
Business Services

Contact Scott

Cell Phone: 269.325.8018

Office Phone: 800.442.2800 ext. 2785


LinkedIn: Connect with Scott

honor credit union assistant vice president of business development patrick swem

Patrick Swem

Assistant Vice President of
Business Development

Contact Patrick

Cell Phone: 269.240.0083

Office Phone: 800.442.2800 ext. 3108


LinkedIn: Connect with Patrick