Michael J. Lamping

Columbus Market President

About Michael

Mike is the Columbus Market President at First Federal Lakewood (“FFL”), the largest independent depositor-owned community bank headquartered in Ohio. In this role, Mike manages a team of business bankers who focus on building commercial lending relationships, deposit generation, optimizing our facilities and market presence. Mike joined FFL in the summer of 2018 and has been instrumental in building our Central Ohio business banking group and, consolidating the three residential lending offices into the Bank’s new full-service office in Dublin. He brings with him extensive experience in financial services and community banking.

Before joining FFL, Mike was Central Ohio President for Indiana based Horizon Bank and spent more than 20 years as a Director and CEO of four community banks. He started his professional career in public accounting, where he spent 15 years as a CPA and Partner with Crowe. Mike specialized in financial institutions and provided a wide spectrum of audit, tax and consulting services to commercial bank clients.

He received a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University. Mike has extensive experience with all aspects of commercial banking.