Rochelle Commercial Lenders
Thomas R. Hughes
Tom serves as the President & COO of the bank. With over 28 years of experience in all aspects of banking, Tom currently specializes agricultural and commercial lending. He earned his degree in Agribusiness from University of Wisconsin-Platteville and his MBA from Lewis University. He is also a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking in Madison, WI.
Tom has been very active in the community throughout his career. He currently serves as a Board Member for the Ogle County Habitat for Humanity and as a member of the capital campaign committee for Rock River Center, Inc. In the past, Tom served as a Board Member for the Ogle County Fair Association and the Oregon Chamber of Commerce. He also has served as Chairperson for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life (Ogle West).
Nicholas D. Lee
Nick joined Stillman Bank in 2016 and current serves as Vice President & Commercial Loan Officer in our Rochelle office. He graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and has more than 17 years of financial services experience.
A resident of Sycamore, Nick is involved with a variety of community organizations. He current serves as the President of the Board of Directors for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) and also serves as a Trustee/VP for the Sycamore Police Pension Fund. Additionally, Nick is very active with the Opportunity House in Sycamore, serving as a board member, the chair of the Philanthropy Committee and a member of the Finance Committee. He can be also seen throughout the Rochelle community attending various dinners and fundraisers.