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Isabella Bank Corporation Increases Fourth Quarter 2019 Dividend

MT. PLEASANT, Mich., Dec. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Isabella Bank Corporation (OTCQX:ISBA), announced today that the Board of Directors of the Corporation declared a fourth quarter cash dividend of $0.27 per common share at its regular meeting held on November 26, 2019.  The dividend will be payable on December 31, 2019 to shareholders of record as of December 27, 2019.  Based on ISBA's closing stock price of $24.00 per share as of December 3, 2019, the annual dividend yield is 4.50%.

"I am pleased to announce our Board approved a dividend of $0.27 per share for the fourth quarter," commented Jae A. Evans, President and Chief Executive Officer of Isabella Bank Corporation. "The fourth quarter dividend is a 3.85% increase from the third quarter dividend and brings year-to-date dividends to $1.05. Our commitment is to provide an attractive investment through sustained dividends, an exceptional dividend yield and strong financial results. The initiatives of our strategic business plan executed in the fourth quarter of 2018 are already showing success as evidenced by our record earnings during the previous two quarters of this year."

About the Corporation

Isabella Bank Corporation (OTCQX: ISBA) is the parent holding company of Isabella Bank, a state chartered bank headquartered in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Isabella Bank was established in 1903 and has been committed to serving the local banking needs of its customers and communities for 116 years. The Bank offers personal and commercial lending and deposit products, as well as investment, trust and estate planning services. The Bank has 30 banking locations throughout seven Mid-Michigan counties: Clare, Gratiot, Isabella, Mecosta, Midland, Montcalm, and Saginaw. The Corporation has been recognized on the Detroit Free Press list of "Top Workplaces" for five years.

For more information about Isabella Bank Corporation, visit the Investors link at www.isabellabank.com. Isabella Bank Corporation common stock is quoted on the OTCQX tier of the OTC Markets Group, Inc.'s electronic quotation system (www.otcmarkets.com) under the symbol "ISBA." The Corporation's market maker is Boenning & Scattergood, Inc. (www.boenninginc.com) and its investor relations firm is Renmark Financial Communications, Inc. (www.renmarkfinancial.com).

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes forward-looking statements. To the extent that the foregoing information refers to matters that may occur in the future, please be aware that such forward-looking statements may differ materially from actual results. Additional information concerning some of the factors that could cause materially different results is included in the sections entitled "Risk Factors" and "Forward-Looking Statements" set forth in Isabella Bank Corporation's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available from the Securities and Exchange Commission's Public Reference facilities and from its website at www.sec.gov.

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