Stateline Area Business People in the News

Art Draves has been named vice president – Enterprise Risk Management for Blackhawk Bank. He will work from the Blackhawk Bank main office at 400 Broad St., Beloit. He will oversee and implement Blackhawk Bank’s overall process to mitigate risks in the areas of credit, liquidity, interest rate, marketing, compliance/legal, operations and reputation. Draves is […]

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Art Draves

Art Draves

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Dr. Shelley Johnsen

Dr. Shelley Johnsen

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Stateline Area Business People in the News

First National Bank and Trust Company has announced the appointment of Diane Gustafson to the position of Vice President-Commercial Loan Officer and Trish Jones to the position of Commercial Sales Administrator as well as the promotion of Debra Garde. As Commercial Loan Officer, Gustafson will serve the Beloit, Janesville and surrounding areas and be responsible […]

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Diane Gustafson

Diane Gustafson

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Stateline Area Business People in the News

RH Batterman and Company recently announced promotions for several staff members. Jeffrey R. Garde was promoted to survey manager. He has been with RH Batterman & Company since March of 2000. He began in the mechanical engineering field 25 years ago. Garde manages the staff of land surveyors and technicians at Batterman. William R. McGraw, […]

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Stateline Area Business People in the News

Robert Daniels has been appointed as assistant vice president – Agricultural Relationship Manager for First National Bank and Trust Company. Daniels has 22 years of experience in agriculture business, with 15 years specifically in agricultural lending. Most recently he was agricultural loan officer at a local financial institution. He holds an Advanced Agricultural Lending Certification […]

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Stateline Area Business People in the News

Holly B. Friel has been named as the new financial advisor at the Edward Jones office at 2030 Sutler Ave., in the Morgan Square Plaza in Beloit. Friel transferred from an Edward Jones office in Rockford. Edward Jones provides financial services for individuals, offering a variety of investment options. “We’re very proud to have Holly […]

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Stateline Area Business People in the News

Five Blackhawk Bank mortgage loan originators have been recognized for exceeding $20 million in mortgage sales during 2012. Jared Fewell, who serves clients in the Belvidere area, had more than $48.5 million in sales. Margie Nowak, who serves clients in the Rockford area, had more than $29.5 million in sales. Deb Ovist, who served the […]

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Stateline Area Business People on the Move

Rick Bastian, President and CEO of Blackhawk Bank based in Beloit, recently completed the Galliard Family Business Advisor Level One training program in Los Angeles, Calif. Family Business Advisor training allows professionals to take clients through a process to assess the business and determine the steps to move forward to meet needs for growth and […]

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