Our Team

 

 

Leadership

Jill Takiff Hirsh
Chair of the Board

Randy L. Green
Executive Chairman of the Board

Eric Ephraim
Chief Executive Officer & President

Personal Banking

Brien Leahy
President, Community Banking

Jackie Flick
Vice President
Retail Operations Manager

Amy Kahhat
Vice President
Multi Market Manager

David Putrus
Vice President
Market Manager

Relationship Bankers - Highland Park

Jean Borowiec
Click here to book an appointment
JBorowiec@firstbankhp.com 
(847) 897-7603

Alma Castro
Click here to book an appointment
ACastro@firstbankhp.com
(847) 897-7602

Helen Hyrc
Click here to book an appointment
HHyrc@firstbankhp.com
(847) 897-7604

Voytek Strojny
Click here to book an appointment
VStrojny@firstbankhp.com
(847) 897-7606

Relationship Bankers - Northbrook

Karen Rosenthal
Click here to book an appointment
KRosenthal@firstbankchicago.com
(847) 897-7506

Tony Toledo
Click here to book an appointment
JToledo@firstbankchicago.com
(847) 897-7607

Isabel Gonzalez
Click here to book an appointment
IGonzalez@firstbankchicago.com
(847) 897-7655

Relationship Bankers - Skokie

Michael Atto
Click here to book an appointment
MAtto@firstbankchicago.com
(847) 861-9675

Alex Irland
Click here to book an appointment
AIrland@firstbankchicago.com
(847) 897-7503

Consumer Lending

David J. Giangiorgi
Senior Vice President
Consumer Lending

Business Banking & Non-Profit Banking

 

Courtney Olson
Senior Vice President
Managing Director of Business Banking

Claudia Phalen
Vice President
Business Banking Credit Officer

Kim Couture
Assistant Vice President
Business Banking

Shelton L. Loving, Jr.
Business Banking Specialist 
SLovingJr@firstbankchicago.com
(847) 897-7646

 

Middle Market Banking

 

William K. McGowan
Chief Lending Officer, Middle Market C&I

Deanna Levin
Executive Vice President
Portfolio Management

Christina K. Bavery
Senior Vice President
Managing Director / Commercial Banking

Ouxiang Chen
Senior Vice President
Middle Market Banking

Sarah Gin
Senior Vice President
Middle Market Banking

Tom Neylon
Senior Vice President
Middle Market Banking

Anne O'Connor
Senior Vice President
Managing Director / Middle Market Banking

Katerina A. Ouchakov
Senior Vice President
Middle Market Banking

Lynn Rosinsky
Senior Vice President
Managing Director / Large Corporate

Jodi Sugar
Senior Vice President
Middle Market Banking

Barbara Winter
Senior Vice President
Middle Market Banking

Simon Yohanan
Senior Vice President
Managing Director / Middle Market Banking

Brian Bock
Vice President
Middle Market Banking

Olga Edds
Vice President
Middle Market Banking / Administration

Andy Kocur
Vice President
Middle Market Banking

Lease Finance Group

 

Marcela Melendez
Chief Lending Officer, Lease Finance

Patrick Tatarek
Senior Vice President
Managing Director / Lease Finance Group

Michael Trimble
Senior Vice President
Lease Finance Group

Margaret R. Biesiada
Assistant Vice President
Credit Analyst

Jon Komerofsky
Assistant Vice President
Lease Finance Group

Ryan Liebgott
Assistant Vice President
Lease Finance Group

Patrick Niday
Assistant Vice President
Lease Finance Group

Commercial Real Estate

 

David A. Smith
Chief Lending Officer, Commercial Real Estate

John Berghorst
Executive Vice President
Commercial Real Estate

Marcus D. Frye
Senior Vice President
Commercial Real Estate

Marc Zisook
Senior Vice President
Commercial Real Estate

Nathan Bowker
Senior Vice President
Commercial Real Estate, Portfolio Manager

Matthew Caja
Commercial Real Estate
Administration Officer

LuAnn Trang
Commercial Real Estate
Administrator

Credit

Cheryl Braude
Chief Credit Officer

Sara DeKuiper
Senior Vice President
Credit Officer, Credit Review

Franki Tran
Credit Review Officer

Treasury Management and Private Banking

 

Erin Reardon Cohn, CTP
Chief Treasury Management & Private Banking Officer

Nancy Boshes
Senior Vice President
Director Private Banking Group

Lesley Prestegaard
Senior Vice President
Treasury Management Advisor

Maya I. Rynerson
Vice President
Private Banking Advisor

Ann Vogt
Vice President
Treasury Management Advisor

Mary Hadzalic
Assistant Vice President
Treasury Management Advisor

Ewa Ziarnik
Assistant Vice President
Treasury Solutions Manager

Angela Castaneda
Private Banking Officer

Enterprise Risk Management

Joseph Levigne
Chief Risk Officer

Angela Carlstrom
Vice President
BSA Officer

Kerry Duellman
Vice President
Senior Compliance Officer / CRA Officer

Randall Kiner
Assistant Vice President
Compliance Officer

Merima Klaric, CAMS
Assistant Vice President
Compliance Officer & Assistant BSA Officer

Sena Kararic
Compliance Officer

Deposit Operations/Loan Operations

Adam Brook
Chief Operating Officer

John Rimkus
Senior Vice President
Facilities Manager & Security Officer

Mary Ann Bley
Vice President
Loan Documentation

Jessica Brown
Senior Vice President
Deposit Operations and
Client Services 

Scott Elza
Senior Vice President
Loan Operations

Tricia Poisson
Vice President
Systems & Applications Support

Norman E. Weinandy
Vice President
Commercial /
Private Client Services

David Barrera
Assistant Vice President
Loan Operations

Jacqueline Kaiser
Vice President
Deposit Operations and Wire Department Manager

Mary C. Lum
Assistant Vice President
Operations Administration

Kimberly Smith
Vice President
Loan Servicing

Miguel Hernandez
Loan Operations Officer

Kimberly Imroth
Treasury Management
Operations Officer

Diana Jimenez
Loan Operations Compliance Officer

Finance

Jeffrey I. Donenberg
Chief Investment Officer

Dean Jukovich
Chief Financial Officer

Randal Roan
Vice President
Controller

Human Resources

Lenore Erickson
Chief Human Resources Officer

Deborah Elliott
Vice President
Director of Human Resources

Nicole DiVito
Vice President
Talent Management

Marketing

Denise Bryant
Vice President
Director of Marketing & Community Outreach

Stacy Raven
Marketing Officer
Events Manager

Leadership

Jill Takiff Hirsh
Chair of the Board

Randy L. Green
Executive Chairman of the Board

Eric Ephraim
Chief Executive Officer & President

Personal Banking

Brien Leahy
President, Community Banking

Jackie Flick
Vice President
Retail Operations Manager

Amy Kahhat
Vice President
Multi Market Manager

David Putrus
Vice President
Market Manager

Relationship Bankers - Highland Park

Jean Borowiec
Click here to book an appointment
JBorowiec@firstbankhp.com 
(847) 897-7603

Alma Castro
Click here to book an appointment
ACastro@firstbankhp.com
(847) 897-7602

Helen Hyrc
Click here to book an appointment
HHyrc@firstbankhp.com
(847) 897-7604

Voytek Strojny
Click here to book an appointment
VStrojny@firstbankhp.com
(847) 897-7606

Relationship Bankers - Northbrook

Karen Rosenthal
Click here to book an appointment
KRosenthal@firstbankchicago.com
(847) 897-7506

Tony Toledo
Click here to book an appointment
JToledo@firstbankchicago.com
(847) 897-7607

Isabel Gonzalez
Click here to book an appointment
IGonzalez@firstbankchicago.com
(847) 897-7655

Relationship Bankers - Skokie

Michael Atto
Click here to book an appointment
MAtto@firstbankchicago.com
(847) 861-9675

Alex Irland
Click here to book an appointment
AIrland@firstbankchicago.com
(847) 897-7503

Consumer Lending

David J. Giangiorgi
Senior Vice President
Consumer Lending

Business Banking & Non-Profit Banking

 

Courtney Olson
Senior Vice President
Managing Director of Business Banking

Claudia Phalen
Vice President
Business Banking Credit Officer

Kim Couture
Assistant Vice President
Business Banking

Shelton L. Loving, Jr.
Business Banking Specialist 
SLovingJr@firstbankchicago.com
(847) 897-7646

 

Middle Market Banking

 

William K. McGowan
Chief Lending Officer, Middle Market C&I

Deanna Levin
Executive Vice President
Portfolio Management

Christina K. Bavery
Senior Vice President
Managing Director / Commercial Banking

Ouxiang Chen
Senior Vice President
Middle Market Banking

Sarah Gin
Senior Vice President
Middle Market Banking

Tom Neylon
Senior Vice President
Middle Market Banking

Anne O'Connor
Senior Vice President
Managing Director / Middle Market Banking

Katerina A. Ouchakov
Senior Vice President
Middle Market Banking

Lynn Rosinsky
Senior Vice President
Managing Director / Large Corporate

Jodi Sugar
Senior Vice President
Middle Market Banking

Barbara Winter
Senior Vice President
Middle Market Banking

Simon Yohanan
Senior Vice President
Managing Director / Middle Market Banking

Brian Bock
Vice President
Middle Market Banking

Olga Edds
Vice President
Middle Market Banking / Administration

Andy Kocur
Vice President
Middle Market Banking

Lease Finance Group

 

Marcela Melendez
Chief Lending Officer, Lease Finance

Patrick Tatarek
Senior Vice President
Managing Director / Lease Finance Group

Michael Trimble
Senior Vice President
Lease Finance Group

Margaret R. Biesiada
Assistant Vice President
Credit Analyst

Jon Komerofsky
Assistant Vice President
Lease Finance Group

Ryan Liebgott
Assistant Vice President
Lease Finance Group

Patrick Niday
Assistant Vice President
Lease Finance Group

Commercial Real Estate

 

David A. Smith
Chief Lending Officer, Commercial Real Estate

John Berghorst
Executive Vice President
Commercial Real Estate

Marcus D. Frye
Senior Vice President
Commercial Real Estate

Marc Zisook
Senior Vice President
Commercial Real Estate

Nathan Bowker
Senior Vice President
Commercial Real Estate, Portfolio Manager

Matthew Caja
Commercial Real Estate
Administration Officer

LuAnn Trang
Commercial Real Estate
Administrator

Credit

Cheryl Braude
Chief Credit Officer

Sara DeKuiper
Senior Vice President
Credit Officer, Credit Review

Franki Tran
Credit Review Officer

Treasury Management and Private Banking

 

Erin Reardon Cohn, CTP
Chief Treasury Management & Private Banking Officer

Nancy Boshes
Senior Vice President
Director Private Banking Group

Lesley Prestegaard
Senior Vice President
Treasury Management Advisor

Maya I. Rynerson
Vice President
Private Banking Advisor

Ann Vogt
Vice President
Treasury Management Advisor

Mary Hadzalic
Assistant Vice President
Treasury Management Advisor

Ewa Ziarnik
Assistant Vice President
Treasury Solutions Manager

Angela Castaneda
Private Banking Officer

Enterprise Risk Management

Joseph Levigne
Chief Risk Officer

Angela Carlstrom
Vice President
BSA Officer

Kerry Duellman
Vice President
Senior Compliance Officer / CRA Officer

Randall Kiner
Assistant Vice President
Compliance Officer

Merima Klaric, CAMS
Assistant Vice President
Compliance Officer & Assistant BSA Officer

Sena Kararic
Compliance Officer

Deposit Operations/Loan Operations

Adam Brook
Chief Operating Officer

John Rimkus
Senior Vice President
Facilities Manager & Security Officer

Mary Ann Bley
Vice President
Loan Documentation

Jessica Brown
Senior Vice President
Deposit Operations and
Client Services 

Scott Elza
Senior Vice President
Loan Operations

Tricia Poisson
Vice President
Systems & Applications Support

Norman E. Weinandy
Vice President
Commercial /
Private Client Services

David Barrera
Assistant Vice President
Loan Operations

Jacqueline Kaiser
Vice President
Deposit Operations and Wire Department Manager

Mary C. Lum
Assistant Vice President
Operations Administration

Kimberly Smith
Vice President
Loan Servicing

Miguel Hernandez
Loan Operations Officer

Kimberly Imroth
Treasury Management
Operations Officer

Diana Jimenez
Loan Operations Compliance Officer

Finance

Jeffrey I. Donenberg
Chief Investment Officer

Dean Jukovich
Chief Financial Officer

Randal Roan
Vice President
Controller

Human Resources

Lenore Erickson
Chief Human Resources Officer

Deborah Elliott
Vice President
Director of Human Resources

Nicole DiVito
Vice President
Talent Management

Marketing

Denise Bryant
Vice President
Director of Marketing & Community Outreach

Stacy Raven
Marketing Officer
Events Manager

 

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