Stillman Valley 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 in 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).
Peggy E. Kruger
Peggy is a Commercial Loan Officer with over 15 years of banking experience, 12 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.