About Lakeshore 504
Your Partner for Success!
Lakeshore 504 is a non-profit corporation promoting economic development and job creation in West Michigan. Established in 1983 as a certified development company, Lakeshore 504 is licensed by the Small Business Administration to offer the SBA 504 loan. Under this program, Lakeshore 504 provides long-term financing to small businesses for real estate acquisitions, construction, and equipment purchases through the Small Business Administration. Lakeshore 504 processes, closes, and services the 504 loans.
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Lakeshore 504 strives to provide you with great service, and our experienced staff of professionals can help you with the loan process, from beginning to end.
Doug Kuiper, Executive Director
Doug has been with Lakeshore 504 and the West Coast Chamber since March 2004. Doug is responsible for processing loan packages, the day to day accounting functions as well as managing the loan risk rating review program.
David Miller, Business Development Manager
David has been with Lakeshore 504 and The Chamber Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Ferrysburg since April 2007. David is responsible for marketing the 504 program north of M-45
Michelle Zietlow, Loan Packager/Closing Attorney
Michelle has been working with Lakeshore 504 since 2010. Michelle understands all aspects of the 504 loan program and can navigate a project from start to finish.
Mark Zietlow, Zietlow Law Firm
Mark is Lakeshore 504's Closing Attorney. Mark has been working with Lakeshore 504 since 1983. Mark and his firm is responsible for all loan closings.
Board of Directors
Lakeshore 504 Board of Directors
Bret Docter, Geenen DeKock Group - President
James Bishop, West Michigan Community Bank - Vice President
Tom Den Herder, Yacht Basin Marina - Secretary
Douglas Rotman, Ferris, Busscher & Zwiers, C.P.A. - Treasurer
Gary Corsbie - Bank of America
Ed Garner - Muskegon Area First
Mark Kleist - Scholten Fant
Jim Lilly - Community Volunteer
Craig Oosterhouse - Mercantile Bank
Thomas Postma - Colliers International
Ken Rizzio - Lakeshore Advantage
Jeff Schrotenboer - Macatawa Bank
Cerise Semrinec - Community Shores Bank
Stacey Stephens - Cornerstone Alliance
Mark Wilson - Huntington Bank
Steve Wilson - NorthStar Commercial
Janet Wyllie - Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce
Christopher Kelly - Paramenter O'Toole