LANSING—Senator Arlan Meekhof, R-West Olive, commended the Governor for adopting his recommendation of Larry Koops to the Michigan Strategic Fund board of directors this week.
“I am confident in the Governor’s decision to appoint Larry to MSF board of directors and look forward to the great work Larry, and the other appointees, will do as they work to promote economic development and job creation in Michigan,” Meekhof said.
Koops has more than 30 years of experience in commercial and retail banking through his work as the community president of Lakeshore Market for Fifth Third Bank. Prior to his workplace experience, Koops earned a bachelor’s degree from Hope College and master’s degree from Western Michigan University. Koop currently resides in Holland, Michigan.
Koops will serve a term on the board of directors expiring at the pleasure of the governor.