n Alicia Evans joined Northwestern Bank as area manager for Leelanau County.
n Tampa-based HomeBancorp, Inc. named Jeffrey Hickman as senior vice president, commercial loan officer for HomeBanc. He is based in Traverse City.
n Bruce Finlayson was named chairman of Traverse City SCORE, a nonprofit organization comprised of working and retired business professionals who volunteer their time and expertise to help small businesses succeed. He is a managing partner at Innovative Capital Partners, a consulting firm focused on business development for small business in the U.S. and globally.
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