Skip to Content
find a location link toll free phone number link
toll free phone number link
customer service: 815.632.4490
Personal Banking Link


Commercial Banking Link


Agricultural Banking Login


Investment and Trust Services Link


Sauk Valley Bank Names Verne Sisson as Market President for Harvard

November 12, 2019

HARVARD, Ill., Nov. 12, 2019 – Sauk Valley Bank, a leading locally-owned community bank, announced the promotion of Verne Sisson to Market President for their Harvard location, effective immediately.

Photo of Verne Sisson

With this new role, Verne will be responsible for continuing to expand the Harvard market through building upon new and existing customer relationships by providing the Harvard community with additional resources to support continued growth. Additionally, Verne will continue to work with the bank’s commercial and agriculture portfolios to assist customers with their lending needs.

“We recognize how fortunate we are to have such an exceptional team that provides us with the experience necessary to succeed in this market,” said Dirk Meminger, President and CEO. “Since joining Sauk Valley Bank, Verne has made significant contributions to the organization. He truly encompasses what Sauk Valley Bank is all about. This appointment will not only support our organizational growth strategies, but will also continue to enhance our philosophy of focusing on the needs of our customers and community.”

Verne graduated from University of Illinois with a B.S. in Agriculture, and Northern Illinois University with a M.S. in Finance. Currently, Verne is the President of the Harvard Equity Development Corp, Treasurer for the Harvard Community Education Foundation, and a volunteer on the Investment committee for the Harvard Community Education Foundation. 

About Sauk Valley Bank

Sauk Valley Bank is a locally owned community financial institution that provides the highest quality products and services, by offering solutions that fit various customer financial needs; including personal, commercial, and agricultural. For more information on Sauk Valley Bank, visit Sauk Valley Bank, Member FDIC.

For further information: Lili Santillan, (815) 632-4604

manage accounts

tools and calculators

about us

need help?