Rockford Commercial Lenders
8492 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108-2734
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.
Jeffrey A Hartle
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.
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..