José Santamaria joins the Consumers team as a Commercial Loan Officer for the Kalamazoo market

KALAMAZOO, MI (March 30, 2023) — Consumers Commercial Loan Officer José Santamaria is ready to leverage his professional experience to support local businesses in the Kalamazoo market.

Upon earning a Master of Business Administration in finance from Western Michigan University, Santamaria has been working in the banking, real estate finance and management industries for more than 30 years.

“Every successful business interaction begins with a personal connection,” said Santamaria. “I look forward to fostering new relationships to grow successful enterprises and healthy communities.”

As part of his personal mission of servant leadership, Santamaria serves as treasurer on the Board of Housing Resources, Inc., Board President of Presbyterian Villages—The Village of Sage Grove, is a member of the United Way of Southwest Michigan Finance Committee and has served in various capacities with the Portage Rotary Club and First Presbyterian Church of Kalamazoo.


José Santamaria

About Consumers Credit Union

Headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Consumers Credit Union is a full-service financial institution and a leader in digital banking technology, mortgages and business lending. Consumers has more than $2.1 billion in assets. Locally owned since 1951, Consumers serves more than 134,000 individuals and businesses through 27 offices located in Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, Coldwater, Lansing and up the Lakeshore, with member access to 30,000+ free CO-OP Network ATMs nationwide. For details, visit


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