First Midwest Bank in Itasca, Ill., announced Friday that it has hired Jo Ann Boylan, formerly of MB Financial Bank in Chicago, as chief information and operations officer.

Boylan, who was chief technology officer at MB Financial, succeeds Kent Belasco, who retired April 1 after 30 years with the $9.6 billion-asset First Midwest.

Before working for MB Financial, Boylan was technology chief at AmTrust Bank and an executive vice president at KeyCorp.