Current Positions


Vice President, C&I Lending

Location: Kenosha/Racine WI

Our client is an Illinois-chartered, privately held, full-service bank with 53 locations in Illinois, Florida and Wisconsin, and $4.9 billion in assets. They have the strength and stability that comes from a consistent, diversified earnings stream, strong internal equity generation, sound asset quality, and a liquid and conservative balance sheet.  The Bank’s size and management philosophy allow them to provide big bank financial services with the personal attention a local bank can provide.

Position Profile

This newly created Vice President, Commercial Lending role will lead a team of 3 lenders managing and growing a $30 million portfolio. The bank has a net commercial, new business annual growth goal of $10 to 12 million for each commercial banker. This lender will focus on loans and other revenue generating products while developing and expanding client relationships. This position is responsible for selling across a full suite of cash management products and services and maintaining personal involvement with key accounts.  The lender is required to employ a variety of business development techniques and sound credit analysis to serve new and existing customers.  He/she will be knowledgeable of commercial credit lines as well as a variety of other loan and bank products to best serve the credit and deposit needs of clients.  This individual will be active in his/her center of influence; continually building a banking trust in present and future customers.  He/she must be comfortable making business development presentations to a wide variety of business types and cross selling commercial/cash management products.

Position Requirements

The ideal candidate is a well-respected lender with an established, successful presence in the market place and a robust center of influence.  A proven commercial lending track record working with a portfolio of at least $20MM; comprised of relationships with companies with annual revenue of $1 million to $20 million and a minimum of 10 years sales and relationship management experience are required. A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related discipline is a must.  The successful candidate will also possess a strong background in commercial credit analysis with formal credit training. He/she must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Strong business/sales acumen and a complete understanding of the art of making a sales call and relationship based sales with superb follow up are essential.

Compensation & Benefits

Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package.


Contact:           W. Ambrose Coffou,, 414-273-8244

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