Meet Our Lending Team

Experienced and professional bankers dedicated to developing a long-term full-service banking relationship with your business

We take pride in our business lending team. With the most seasoned group of commercial bankers – First Bank & Trust provides Chicagoland’s owner-operated, middle-market businesses and nonprofit corporations with superior service and competitive pricing. Along with expertise and high-end products and services, our clients receive a highly-personal and longer-lasting financial relationship with their banker. As a locally-owned and managed bank we can respond quickly and effectively to the changing needs of our clients.

We invite you to contact our bankers with your needs and challenges:

Evanston

Owen Beacom
Owen Beacom
Managing Director & CLO
Phone: 1-847-733-7400
ext. 279
Karen Hunt
Karen Hunt
Managing Director
Phone: 1-847-733-7400
ext. 263
Randy Usen
Randy Usen
Managing Director
Phone: 1-847-733-7400
ext. 246
Simon Yohanan
Simon Yohanan
Managing Director
Phone: 1-847-733-7400
ext. 262
Michael Corr
Michael Corr
Senior Vice President
Phone: 1-847-733-7400
ext. 271
Peter McGuire
Peter McGuire

Senior Vice President
Phone: 1-847-733-7400
ext. 360
Matthew Magnuson
Matthew Magnuson
Senior Vice President
Phone: 1-847-733-7400
ext. 282
John Close
John Close
Vice President
Phone: 1-847-733-7400 
ext. 269

 

Itasca

Kelly O'Keefe
Kelly O'Keeffe
Managing Director
Phone: 1-630-250-3540
Brogan Ptacin
Brogan Ptacin
Managing Director
Phone: 1-630-250-3541
Rob Romano
Rob Romano
Managing Director
Phone: 1-630-647-2203
Chris Rudolph
Chris Rudolph
Managing Director
Phone: 1-630-647-2201

 

Naperville

Darrin Bacon
Darrin Bacon
Managing Director
Phone: 1-630-348-2180
Jeffrey Hayden
Jeoffry Hayden
Senior Vice President
Phone: 1-630-348-2181
Steve Jamnik
Steve Jamnik
Senior Vice President
Phone: 1-630-348-2186
Praveen Chathappuram
Praveen Chathappuram
Vice President
Phone: 1-630-348-2182
Ryan Bird
Ryan Bird
Commercial Banking Officer
Phone: 1-630-348-2185