"Big Enough to Compete — Small Enough to Care"

Welcome to Gogebic Range Bank's website!  We are a locally owned and operated bank that opened for business on May 20, 2002. Gogebic Range Bank, NMLS #518712, is a full-service bank offering a complete line of deposit and loan products for both consumer and business customers.

We're a true community bank organized to serve the Western End of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Northeastern Wisconsin with offices in Ironwood, Bessemer, Bergland, and Ewen, Michigan.  Gogebic Range Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of West End Financial Corporation, a single bank holding company that has approximately 150 shareholders.

We currently employ over 30 people with a total banking experience exceeding 350 years.  Our employees are an extremely dedicated, loyal, and hard-working staff providing the finest and best service to our customers, propelling Gogebic Range Bank into becoming the local leader in all phases of banking.

Bank Officers

 Neil J. Beckman—President and Chief Executive Officer

           Crystal Kuklinski—Vice President/Chief Credit Officer

 Cherie LaMarche—Assistant Vice President / Mortgage Loan  Officer, NMLS #672888

 William Brunell—Assistant Vice President / Consumer Loan Officer / Customer Service Representative

 Dennis Jilek—Office Manager (Bessemer) / Consumer Loan Officer / Mortgage Loan Officer, NMLS #449366

 Amy Livingston—Office Manager (Ewen / Bergland)/Consumer Loan Officer / Mortgage Loan Officer, NMLS #1692185

 Erica Ranta—Consumer Loan Officer / Customer Service  Representative

 Carl Ahlskog—Consumer Loan Officer / Customer Service Representative / Teller

 Linda Pieschel—Compliance Officer / BSA Officer

 Carissa Hofstede—Internal Auditor