Byron Commercial Lenders

Byron Office

608 W. Blackhawk Drive
P.O. Box 935
Byron, IL 61010-0935



Pat Donahue

T. Pat Donahue

NMLS No. 652495

Pat serves as Senior Vice President in our Oregon and Byron Offices. 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.

Bryan L. Markham

NMLS No. 652520

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.

Peggy Kruger

Peggy E. Kruger

NMLS No. 1785849

Peggy is a Commercial Loan Officer with over 17 years of banking experience, 14 of those years spent with Stillman Bank. Kruger earned her Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Illinois State University.

An Ogle County resident for almost 40 years, Kruger has been active in a variety of local community organizations. Peggy was very involved in both of her sons’ sporting activities while they were growing up and served on several local athletic club boards. In addition, she has participated in local Chambers of Commerce, been a part of a business networking group in Roscoe and volunteered her time with Rockford MELD.