RUBY Award


 Recognizing the Upward, Bright, and Young


Since 2005, 1st State Bank’s RUBY Award has honored our area’s brightest professionals under the age of 40 who have made their mark in their professions and are having an impact throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region.

This year the ten individuals were recognized at a celebration dinner on February 27th, at Apple Mountain in Freeland, with guest speaker Jimmy E. Greene.



Not Pictured: Panchanan Maiti


Congratulations to recipients of the 13th Annual RUBY Award!

Jenifer AcostaJenifer Acosta Development
Erin AndrusWTA Architects
Amy BubenYeo & Yeo
David CusterWNEM-TV5
Justin LipscombMoltus Building Group
Panchanan MaitiSt. Mary's of Michigan - Ascension Health
Adam McCauleySandlot Sports
Sheruni RatnabalasuriarSaginaw Valley State University
Ryan SmithThe Dow Chemical Company
Michael Keller ZehnderBavarian Inn Lodge