DETROIT, Michigan, January 10, 2019 – Chemical Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chemical Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: CFHC) and Michigan’s largest headquartered banking company, today announced the appointment of Jennifer Davis-Papa as Vice President and Business Development Officer for Retirement Plan Services, part of Chemical Bank’s Wealth Management Group.

“We are excited to welcome Jennifer to the Retirement Plan Services team at Chemical Bank,” stated Kevin Gentner, Regional Manager of Wealth Management. “Jennifer’s extensive knowledge of employer sponsored plans, participant education, and investments will be a substantial addition to our team in Southeast Michigan and Ohio. We are looking forward to having her join the Wealth Management and Retirement Plan Services group.”

As Vice President, Retirement Plan Services Business Development Officer, Davis-Papa is responsible for educating local businesses on retirement plan design, investment selections and fiduciary risk management. She also delivers plan level fee analysis for businesses seeking a cost-effective retirement savings program for its employees. Davis-Papa will be working with prospective corporate clients, municipalities, and non-profits in metropolitan Detroit, Cleveland, and the surrounding markets. Her office is located in Troy, Michigan.

Davis-Papa studied at Davenport University where her focus was obtaining a BBA with an emphasis on Finance. Jennifer currently holds Series 7, 63, and 65 securities licenses. Active in her community, Davis-Papa currently serves on the Leadership Council for Mother Honestly which fuels her passion for empowering mothers through all stages of the motherhood journey.

About Chemical Bank Wealth Management
Chemical Bank Wealth Management offers retirement plan services, investment management, trust and estate administration, financial planning, and private banking services. At September 30, 2018, Chemical Bank Wealth Management had combined assets of over $6.4 billion.

About Chemical Financial Corporation
Chemical Financial Corporation is the largest banking company headquartered and operating branch offices in Michigan. The Corporation operates through its subsidiary bank, Chemical Bank, with 212 banking offices located primarily in Michigan, northeast Ohio and northern Indiana. At September 30, 2018, the Corporation had total assets of $20.91 billion. Chemical Financial Corporation’s common stock trades on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol CHFC and is one of the issuers comprising the NASDAQ Global Select Market and the S&P MidCap 400 Index. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.