Meet Our Commercial Lenders
Do you own a business? Let Stillman Bank be your business partner!
Our Commercial Lenders are experienced professionals who will work with you to assess your situation, answer all of your questions and help you make the best financing choice for your business. As a community bank, we understand the unique needs of small businesses. You can get loan decisions quickly because all of our decisions are made locally.
Ed serves as Executive Vice President and oversees the bank’s Commercial Department. He has been in banking for more than 38 years and earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from DePaul University.
Ed is involved with a variety of economic development initiatives in the Rockford area. He currently serves as a board member of the Rockford Area Economic Development Corporation (RAEDC). He is a current board member for the Rockford Local Development Corporation. He serves on the board of directors of the Northern Illinois Community Development Corporation. In addition, he also previously served as a board member for the Rock River Valley YMCA.
Jeff serves as Senior Vice President in our Rockford Office. He has over 30 years of experience in banking and financial services and currently specializes in commercial banking and wealth management. He is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and the Illinois Banker Association (IBA) Commercial Banking School.
A longtime resident of northern Illinois, Hartle has been involved with a variety of community organizations. He currently serves on the Boone County Community Foundation Board and is also a part of the finance committee for that group. He is a Board Member for the Belvidere Area Chamber of Commerce also sitting on the finance committee for that organization, and a 3rd Degree Mason serving Belvidere Masonic Lodge. He is also a Shriner serving Tebala Shriners Club of Rockford where he sits on the Finance Committee.
Bryan began his career at Stillman Bank in 2000 and currently serves as Vice President. He is a graduate of the University of Dubuque where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Finance.
Originally from Stillman Valley, Bryan now resides in Sterling. He is an active member of the Byron Chamber of Commerce and currently serves as the President of the Board of Directors for the chamber. Bryan is also the Treasurer for the Byron School District’s Foundation and a member of the Habitat for Humanity of Ogle County.
Jim serves as Vice President Commercial Lending in our Rockford Office and has over 25 years of banking experience. He is a graduate of the Illinois Banker Association (IBA) Commercial Banking School. Jim is vested in the local community and the needs of local businesses while providing a level of urgency and agility to best service his clients. He provides value to his relationships by understanding his client’s business needs and is proactive in finding solutions for them.
A Rockford resident for over 35 years, Wang has been involved with a variety of community organizations. He has served on the boards of Healing Pathways Cancer Resource Center, the Rockford Register Star, Next Rockford, and Rockford Area Economic Development Council (RAEDC). He has participated in events for Transform Rockford and the Rockford Chamber of Commerce Manufacturing Council and volunteered extensively for United Way, Salvation Army and the Rockford Rescue Mission.
Dave brings over 30 years of commercial lending experience and over 40 years of banking experience to his role as Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer in our Rockford office. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from UW-Whitewater and his MBA from DePaul University.
Dave was raised in Johnsburg, IL and for the last 33 years has resided in Winfield, IL. He is active in St. Vincent DePaul and is a past board member for Catholic Charities and the United Way.
T. Pat Donahue
Pat serves as Senior Vice President in our Oregon office. With over 18 years of banking experience, Pat specializes in personal and business lending. He earned his degree in Business Management from Northern Illinois University, attended the ABA Banking School at Illinois Wesleyan and is a graduate of the Commercial Banking School in Texas. Before his career in banking, he was a business entrepreneur for 17 years.
As a lifelong Oregon resident, Pat is actively involved in the community. He volunteers his time with a number of area organizations including the Village of Progress Foundation, Autumn On Parade, Knights of Columbus and Oregon Economic Development. He has also been active in many youth sports programs and is the former head coach of the Oregon High School Girls Basketball team.