PrivateBancorp Inc. of Chicago has hired Bob Corsentino and Bruce Denby as co-leaders of asset-based lending and Doug Colletti and Mitch Rasky as managing directors for its PrivateBank and Trust Co.

The four had worked for Bank of America Corp., which they joined after B of A bought their former employer, LaSalle Bank, a North American unit of ABN Amro NV.

Corsentino was a national portfolio manager in B of A's business finance department. Before that he was the head of credit for LaSalle Bank's business credit division.

Denby was the head of national asset lending for B of A. Before that he oversaw sales and underwriting for LaSalle's business credit division.

Colletti and Rasky were both portfolio managers for B of A and before that held similar jobs at LaSalle.

PrivateBancorp has $8.7 billion of assets.



First Bank of Creve Coeur, Mo., has hired Patricia O'Herin as its senior vice president and director of corporate banking for St. Louis.

O'Herin was the regional senior credit officer for the Midwest at Regions Bank. Earlier she was an executive vice president at Union Planters Bank.

At the $10.2 billion-asset First Bank, O'Herin will oversee the development of corporate banking and leveraged finance in the Midwest.



Oxford Bank in Michigan has hired Matt Chapman as vice president and information technology manager.

Chapman was the vice president of information systems for Fentura Bancorp Inc. in Fenton, Mich. Before that he was a network systems manager for Lakeville Community Schools.

Oxford has $361 million of assets.


WSFS Financial Corp. of Wilmington, Del., has promoted Deborah A. Markwood to senior vice president and director of trust services.

Markwood was a vice president and the business development officer, overseeing development strategies for WSFS wealth strategies throughout Delaware and southern Pennsylvania. She joined WSFS in 2008. Before that she was a senior vice president and market manager at Fulton Financial Advisors, a subsidiary of Fulton Financial Corp.



Carver Federal Savings Bank of New York has hired Chris A. McFadden as an executive vice president and chief financial officer.

McFadden was the CFO and chief accounting officer for Banco Popular North America. Before that she was the CFO of Hudson United Bancorp. Earlier she had been the controller and the assistant to the president at Hudson.

She will begin her new job Sept. 14.

Carver, a unit of Carver Bancorp Inc., has $812 million of assets.


Avenue Bank of Nashville has promoted Vickie Storm to executive vice president.

Storm will remain the director of client services which she has been since she joined the bank as a senior vice president in 2007. Before she joined the $453 million-asset Avenue, Storm was the chief marketing officer of Financial Institution Consulting Corp.



First National Bank of the South Inc. in Spartanburg, S.C., has hired J. Barry Mason as its president and chief executive officer.

Mason was a director as well as the executive vice president and chief lending officer of Arthur State Bank. Before that he worked for American Federal Bank, where he was the vice president and commercial loan manager of the Northern group.

Mason succeeded Jerry Calvert, who had been the $834 million-asset bank's CEO since its inception 10 years ago. He voluntarily resigned, the company said.



Omni Bank of Metairie, La., has hired Kurt M. Landry as and John Laville as residential mortgage lenders.

Landry worked for Chase Home Mortgage, a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. Before that he was a mortgage originator for Capital One Financial Corp., which he joined when it bought his previous employer, Hibernia Financial Corp.

Laville was a vice president at Acadian Residential Mortgage, where he had worked for 10 years. Before that he was a vice president at Southern Mortgage, where he also managed the company's Baton Rouge branch.

Omni has $768 million of assets.

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