Rockford Commercial Lenders
Jeffrey A Hartle
Jeff serves as Senior Vice President in our Rockford Office. He has over 23 years of experience in banking and financial services and currently specializes in commercial banking and asset 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. Jeff is currently a Board Member and Treasurer of the Belvidere IOU Club. He is also currently a member of the Rockford Cosmopolitan Club and a board member of the Cubs Scouts Pack #141. In the past, he has also volunteered his time with the American Cancer Society, Lions Club, Rotary Club and Jaycees.
Ed serves as Executive Vice President of the bank. 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 and is currently a member of its credit committee. He serves on the board of directors of the Northern Illinois Community Development Corporation. In addition, he is involved with the local Athena PowerLink program through the Rockford Chamber of Commerce, which assists women-owned businesses. He also previously served as a board member for the Rock River Valley YMCA.
Jim brings with him over 24 years of banking experience in his role as Vice President Commercial Lending. 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 Rockford Rescue Mission.