2015 Business Group

Please contact the following to learn more about our capabilities:

David Evely
Executive Vice President
Commercial Lending

Vic Stasica
Executive Vice President

Middle Market

Martha McGuire
Senior Vice President

Large Corporate


Commercial & Industrial (C&I) Lending

We are a C&I-focused institution known for its speed of execution and reliability. We readily take on complex situations and unusual industry sectors on which other banks quickly take a pass. First Bank of Highland Park has an enviable willingness to take the time to understand a client’s business model, goals and challenges in order to craft a loan structure that matches a company’s circumstances and requirements. We are a proven, steady partner through the ups and downs of clients’ business cycles.

Our Commercial Bankers have 20+ years of experience with top money center banks and put their experience, passion and expertise to work for firms in the following segments:

Middle Market

Our clients range from sole proprietorships, closely-held enterprises and single purpose companies to Chicago’s largest public- and privately-held companies. We provide lines of credit and term loans as sole or senior lender and participate in club deals and syndicated credit facilities. We have a wide network of CPA, legal and advisory relationships and routinely work closely with these advisors when extending credit.

Large Corporate

We participate in syndicated credits for Midwestern, Fortune 1000 size firms. We are a “pure lender,” i.e. no need for cross sell revenue, a compelling attribute for many of our Large Corporate clients.

Loan Types
  • Acquisition
  • Working Capital
  • Plant/Equipment Financing
  • Refinancing
  • Letters of Credit
  • Revolving Credits
  • Term Loans
  • Unsecured
  • Secured
  • Secured with Borrowing Base