Andrew W. Drendel

Senior Vice President, Head of Wealth Management

With over 40 years of wealth management experience, 20 of which have been in and around the Chicagoland area, Andy Drendel brings a vast expertise in Trust Administration, Estate Planning, Asset Protection and Fiduciary Practice Management. Prior to joining First Bank & Trust, he worked for U.S.Trust / Bank of America N.A., LaSalle Bank N.A., M&I Trust in Milwaukee, First National Bank & Trust Company of Rockford, and The First National Bank of Peoria.

Andy serves as Chairman for the Advisory Council for the School of Business at his alma mater, Illinois State University. He was awarded his Certified Trust and Financial Advisor CTFA designation by the Institute of Certified Bankers, and was twice elected President of the Corporate Fiduciaries Association of Illinois.

Andy is a member of the Chicago Estate Planning Council.

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