For University Bancorp of Ann Arbor, Mich., innovation and rapid growth have taken a regulatory toll.

Stephen Lange Ranzini, the $129 million-asset University's entrepreneurial chief executive, has led it into business lines where few community banking companies of its size go, most notably Islamic banking. These efforts have fueled expansion; University's assets grew 46.5% last year.

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