|ARTHUR A. WEISS|
Arthur A. Weiss has been a director since 1996. He is a member of our Executive Committee. Since 1976, Mr. Weiss has practiced law with the law firm of Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss, Professional Corporation, which represents us in various matters. Mr. Weiss is currently Chairman of the firm and a shareholder of Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss, Professional Corporation. Mr. Weiss practices law in the area of business planning, taxation, estate planning and real estate law. Mr. Weiss is a director of several closely-held companies in the real estate industry, steel industry and technology industry and Talmer Bancorp, Inc., until its merger with Chemical Financial Corporation in 2016. After the Talmer Bancorp, Inc. merger, Mr. Weiss was nominated and elected to the Chemical Financial Corporation board of directors and he serves on the nominating and governance and audit committees. Mr. Weiss is also a director and officer of a number of closely held public and private nonprofit corporations. Mr. Weiss received a MBA in finance and a post graduate LLM degree from New York University in taxation.