Tracy Oberleiter to serve as Zorn district liaison

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dale Zorn announced on Monday that Tracy Oberleiter has joined his office as his new district liaison.

“Tracy has served Monroe County families for five decades, and I am delighted that he will continue to serve the community through my office,” said Zorn, R-Ida. “His exceptional experience helping people and small businesses and his tremendous knowledge of the issues facing our region and state will be invaluable to me and the residents of the 17th Senate District.”

Oberleiter recently retired from Monroe Bank & Trust after nearly 50 years of service, most recently as senior vice president and senior business development manager, and has been appointed to serve on the Regional Advisory Board for the Michigan Region of First Merchants Bank. He is a graduate of the American Institute of Banking and the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin.

He has served as chairman of the Monroe County Economic Development Corporation for the past 11 years and as a member of the Kiwanis Club of Monroe for 40 years.

Oberleiter is currently state treasurer and state chairman-elect of Michigan Ducks Unlimited, treasurer and executive board member of the local Monroe chapter of Ducks Unlimited, and treasurer and board member of the Miss Monroe County Scholarship Program.

He is a past president of the Monroe Jaycees, a member of the Michigan JCI Senate and past treasurer and chairman of the United Way of Monroe County. He lives in Monroe with his wife Marsha and has three grown daughters.

“I want to thank Senator Zorn for this opportunity to continue serving the community,” Oberleiter said. “I look forward to working in partnership with the senator and the people of Monroe and Lenawee counties to help improve our region and our quality of life.”