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Karl R. Norton is a vice president with more than 15 years of banking experience
with Comerica Bank in Grand
Rapids, Michigan. He has served
Comerica’s Special Assets Group
in West Michigan for nearly 14
years, handling workout deals
from the Middle Market, Small
Business, and Private Banking
departments originated in the
bank’s Outstate region.
Norton is president of the West
Michigan TMA Chapter and is
active in his community, serving
on the finance committee for First
United Methodist Church and as a
volunteer with Circles Grand Rapids.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in
finance with a minor in economics
from Western Michigan University.
Q How did you gravitate into workouts and that type of activity?
I started with Comerica
in June of 2000, and as part of our
credit training program, part of my
first rotation was with our Special
Assets group. I was intrigued by the
diversity of the credits. We deal with
small businesses all the way up to
Lending a Hand