Tom was named Managing Director and Head of Business Banking at The PrivateBank in 2010. His current responsibilities include overseeing the Small Business Banking division that specializes in businesses with annual revenues up to $10 million. Prior to joining The PrivateBank, Tom was Senior Vice President and Group Manager for Small Business and Retail Banking at First Chicago Bank and Trust. Responsibilities included managing a team of Business Banking Relationship Managers and overseeing the bank’s seven retail branches through a network of Regional Market Managers and in-branch Customer Service Managers. Before his time with First Chicago, Tom was Group Senior Vice President of Business Banking in the Midwest for LaSalle Bank, part of ABN AMRO Bank. Tom’s responsibilities included managing 80 Relationship Managers as well as a centralized credit underwriting and portfolio management center, risk management, reporting and project management, and small business marketing. Prior experience includes the positions of Business Banking Regional Manager at Bank One in Chicago and Branch Manager and Business Banker with First Union National Bank in Orlando, Florida. He started his career at Barne Bank in Stuart, Florida in their Commercial Management Training program, later serving in commercial banking and as a Branch Manager. Tom graduated from Northern Illinois University with a B.S. degree in Finance and holds an M.B.A. from Crummer Graduate School at Rollins College in Florida.
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