Gary Fish joins bank as vice president

IRON MOUNTAIN — Northern Interstate Bank, N.A. announces the addition of Gary Fish to the position of vice president – business banking. Fish joined the bank in the fourth quarter of 2017 with his primary office located at 1917 N. Stephenson Ave. in the Northern Interstate Bank Branch Office in Iron Mountain.

Fish received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Finlandia University in Hancock, after being born and raised in L’Anse. His previous banking experience includes virtually every level of lending, bank and branch management, as well as his most recent position as VP business banking for a community bank in western Wisconsin.

Tim Mattson, president and CEO of Northern Interstate Bank, and Michael Ferguson, Crystal Falls community president and chief lending officer stated that, “we are delighted to have an individual with Gary’s extensive background in banking join our lending and management team. His Commercial Lending experience will be a great benefit to our bank customers, as well as prospective customers, who are looking for a true community bank to assist them with all of their financial needs. He will enhance a great team of professionals who are dedicated to ensuring our customers have a positive banking experience every time they connect with our bank”.

Fish and his wife, Hallie, and daughter, Vera Lee, have re-located to the Dickinson County area and are excited to be “back in the U.P. close to family and friends.” He has already become active with several area organizations including the Dickinson Area Chamber Alliance, Kiwanis Club and YMCA.

Fish can be reached at the bank by calling (906) 779-0641, or by emailing him at He is available to visit with current and prospective commercial clients throughout the bank’s market area.