Illinois Bankers Association

Our Staff

To contact a staff member, use this email format firstinitiallastname@ilbanker.com.

Executive Administration

Linda Koch, CAEPresident & CEO
Erich J. Bloxdorf, Executive Vice President & COO
Mary Curl, Executive Assistant & HR Manager
Pam Macha, Springfield Office Coordinator

Legal and Compliance

Bruce Jay Baker, Executive Vice President & General Counsel
Carolyn Settanni, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel
Carly Berard, Assistant Counsel
Amy Giacomucci, Law Assistant

Finance and Administration

Mark Bennett, CPA, Vice President and CFO 
Marcia Stratton, CPA, Director 
Marie Ann South, Financial Assistant 

Bank and Partner Relations

Julie Clark, Vice President
Jeff Bowden, Senior Banking Advisor
David Barbeau, Senior Banking Advisor
Sarah Cowan, Membership and Government Relations Assistant

Illinois Bankers Business Services, Inc.

Brian Hoffman, President
Jim McNichols, Vice President, Insurance Services
Casey Widholm, Marketing Manager

Communications/Marketing/Associate Membership

Debbie Jemison, CAE, Vice President
Tammy Squires, Assistant Vice President
Tessa White, Director, Advertising & Sponsorship

Illinois Bankers Education Services, Inc.

Callan Stapleton, Vice President
Kevin Klug,
Assistant Vice President
Bob Anderson, Manager of Education and Training
Cassie Mattson, Manager, Event Management and Future Leaders Alliance
Denise Perez, Education Coordinator / Chicago Office Coordinator
Amy Sale, Education Assistant

Government Relations

Ben Jackson, Vice President
Aimee Winebaugh, Director
Kirsten Davis-Franklin, Manager, Grassroots and Illinois Bankers PAC
Sarah Cowan, Membership and Government Relations Assistant

Illinois Bankers Group Insurance Trust

Erich Bloxdorf, Trust Administrator
Robert Penwell, Relationship Manager
Hillary Meyers, Trust Manager