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Shelby State Bank is pleased to announce that Deana Fox has joined the bank as a Mortgage Loan Originator.  Working out of the bank’s main office in Shelby, Fox will bolster Shelby State Bank’s commitment to providing competitive mortgage solutions to our local communities. “Deana is a valuable addition to our lending team. Her professional experience and knowledge of our community will have an immediate impact in serving our customers and local real estate professionals,” noted Robert M. Fisher II, Senior Vice President and Senior Lender.

As a native of Oceana County, Fox is pleased to have the opportunity to be actively involved in the local community. She brings a wealth of business and real estate experience to Shelby State Bank, having spent a number of years as the Director of Property Management for a Grand Haven firm and the last several years as the Director of Operations for the American Youth Foundation at Camp Miniwanca.  

Fox is involved in a number of community organizations. She is one of the founding members of the Oceana County Women Who Care and enjoys her involvement with the Shelby Rotary Club and her time spent volunteering for the Mason-Oceana County MSU Alumni Association, Shelby Public Schools and the Oceana College Access Network. Fox resides along Stony Lake with her husband Eric and their two daughters, Megan and Natalie.  

Fox can be contacted at 231-861-6062 or via e-mail at

Founded in 1931, Shelby State Bank is proud to be an independent and locally owned community bank. With nine convenient locations from Fruitport to Manistee Shelby State Bank provides full-service consumer and commercial banking services, mortgage lending services, as well as state-of- the-art electronic banking services.   For more information please visit