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John Bean, Chief Lending Officer

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Phone: (815) 632-4608

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John Bean serves as Chief Lending Officer for Sauk Valley Bank.  John has been in the financial industry for over 30 years, with experience in all facets of lending with the primary focus towards C & I, CRE and Agribusiness.  In his role with the bank, John coordinates managing his team, and all of the lending activities.  He does this while ensuring complete compliance with state and federal regulations.  He also develops strategies to streamline the lending operations, and looks for ways to ensure our product offerings are appropriate for the needs in all of our communities.

John graduated with his Bachelors of Science Degree in Finance from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and he received his MBA from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  When he is not working with his lending team, John enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, playing golf, and cooking.

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