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Chris Plachno, Chief Operating Officer

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Phone: (815) 632-4755

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Chris Plachno serves as Chief Operating Officer for Sauk Valley Bank. Chris has over 16 years of professional experience in the leadership role of Operational Management, as well as development within Information Technology. At Sauk Valley Bank, Chris leads the Deposit and Loan Operations, Information Technology and Marketing teams for the bank. Chris is also responsible for overseeing the administration of the bank including developing and managing operating policies and procedures, as well as the role of Security Officer.

Chris graduated with his B.S. in Administration from Ashford University. In previous roles, Chris gained experience leading a team of consultants in daily IT support, technology projects and Information Security-including audits and assessments.

An active community member, Chris currently is a Board Member for the United Way of Lee County as well as volunteering with many other community organizations. When Chris is not in the office, he likes to spend time with his family, either playing or attending multiple sports, enjoying outdoor activities, as well as traveling to see new places and sights.

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