Vice President, Agricultural Banking Officer
The Agricultural Lending Division at First Midwest Bank offers a wide array of financial products and services to grow your business. Mike enjoys working one-on-one with his clients to help them achieve their financial goals and dreams. He takes the time to gain an understanding of their needs and goals and then works with them to develop a plan. Mike believes being a farmer himself allows him to remain knowledgeable in the fields, as well as the office. He takes the time to tailor each individual's needs based on their current operation.
Mike's mission is to be your trusted financial advisor by preserving and cultivating your life's work for yourself and future generations so you have the confidence to focus on your passions.
Mike and his wife Kate currently reside in Morris, IL with their children. Mike grew up in a farm family, with his family operating a corn and soybean operation in southern Grundy County. After graduating from Seneca High School, Joliet Junior College, and Illinois State University, where he obtained a Bachelor in Science in AgriBusiness, Mike returned to his home community to remain involved in the Agriculture industry. Mike brings over 10 years of Ag Lending experience to the team.
Throughout this decade in Ag Lending, Mike has dealt with range of clients from rural development to agribusinesses to municipalities to agricultural producers all throughout northern and central Illinois. Mike is also actively involved in his community by serving on the Illinois Farm Bureau State Young Leader Committee, Past President of the United Way of Grundy County, Program Implementor for We Care of Grundy County, Illinois Bankers Association Future Leader's Alliance, Food for Hunger Coalition, University of IL Extension Service & 4-H, New Community Christian Church, along with several others.
Whether you are looking to invest into the agricultural industry for the first time, have an agricultural business, or have been an ag producer for over 30 years, we have the capacity to handle all of your agricultural needs.
Mike will gladly meet with you at your home, shop, office, place of business, or you can also visit our Morris location or call 815-941-2189 to get connected with Mike today.Send an Email to Mike