Your Independently Owned Community Bank Earning Your Trust Since 1882
Stillman Bank

Meet Our Mortgage Lenders

(office photo)

Stillman Valley Office

101 East Main Street
P.O. Box 150
Stillman Valley, IL 61084-0150
Phone: 815-645-2266
Fax: 815-645-2341

Apply Now

Kristen M. Diehl

Phone: 815-645-2028

NMLS No. 994232

Kristen joined Stillman Bank in 2012 and currently serves as Retail Banking Representative in our Stillman Valley Office. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 2011. A resident of Mt. Morris, Kristen is a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and has also volunteered her time at the Loaves & Fish Food Pantry.

Susan F. Ellsworth

Phone: 815-645-2014

NMLS No. 652489

Susan has been in banking for over 18 years and currently serves as Retail Banker in our Stillman Valley Office. Throughout her career, she has worked in various positions and currently specializes in personal banking.

She is a graduate of Stillman Valley High School and has also attended classes through American Institute of Banking. In the past, Susan has volunteered for Ogle County 4-H groups and at the Pegasus Special Riders therapeutic horseback riding center in Oregon. She is currently a member of the Rockford Road Runners.

David S. Gatz

Phone: 815-561-3001
Cell: 815-742-7334

NMLS No. 652536

As an experienced mortgage lender, Dave has extensive knowledge of loan programs and a commitment to friendly, personalized service for all of his clients. He earned his Bachelor's degree from Illinois State University and has been doing mortgage lending exclusively since 2001.

Originally from the Rochelle area, Dave now resides in Stillman Valley. He is very involved with his children's activities. For years he was game director for his church's Awana youth program that reached over 100 children each week. He is currently helping with the church junior and senior high youth programs. In the past he has taught Sunday School and coached youth baseball, basketball, football, and soccer teams.