TROY, Mich., (Sept. 22, 2016) – Crestmark Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jack Talkington announced the promotion of Sharmen Hall to first vice president, project and vendor manager from vice president, special projects. Hall is in charge of project management and vendor management; and oversees software development, system implementation, integration of client financial software, CRM, compliance, operations, and internal processes.
Talkington said, “It is my pleasure to announce Sharmen’s well-deserved promotion to first vice president. Over the past 16 years, Sharmen has managed many functions at Crestmark, and skillfully optimized many aspects of our operations. In addition, Sharmen has been important to the success of Crestmark’s community outreach programs, for which we have received recognition. Through her dedication, and significant talent, Sharmen has been an important contributor to Crestmark’s culture, sound operations, and growth.”
Hall, who is a member of Crestmark’s management committee, joined the company in 2000 as a client analyst, and in 2003, was promoted to assistant vice president, operations manager. In 2005, she was promoted to vice president, operations manager; and in 2010, she transitioned to special projects. Previously, she worked for Henry Ford Health System.
Hall is a certified community bank vendor manager, and is also certified in business continuity/disaster recovery. She is active in Crestmark supported community outreach programs, including a financial literacy campaign called Teach Children to Save, a program sponsored by the American Banking Association; and she has been the main driver and company lead for Crestmark’s twice-annual fundraising programs for Gleaners Community Food Bank which have been recognized for employee involvement and level of giving. Hall has also been a company team leader for The Susan G. Komen 3-Day. Hall has a degree in business from Baker College.