Jim Reynolds CExP™, SVP Market Leader Business Banking
3814 West Elm Street | McHenry, IL 60050
Direct: 815.986.7120 | Cell: 815.299.1315 | Toll-free: 800.209.2616 Ext. 4416
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Areas of Expertise
- Business Transition Planning
- Business Exit Planning
Years of Experience
Jim has 23 years of experience in the financial services industry, with 17 years in retail and business banking and six years in financial related planning, insurance and investments. He has been a part of the Blackhawk Bank Family since 2017 and enjoys working with business owners and entrepreneurs, manufacturers and dentists.
Jim received his Bachelor of Science in Economics from Rockford University (fka Rockford College).
Jim has received the BEI Certified Exit Planner (CExP) designation. Jim is qualified to have skilled and professional conversations on the topics of Transition and Exit Planning..
Jim is dedicated to the communities he serves. He is the Youth Director at his church, Belvidere Covenant Church, a position he has held for 15 years. He serves on the Rockford University Alumni Association Board and is involved with the Growth Dimensions Board. Jim is also a volunteer on the Women of Today’s Manufacturing Career Pathways Committee and works with high school students at Hononegah High School in Roscoe, IL, as part of their Manufacturing Connections Group.
Past volunteer activities included scouting for Belvidere High School Football, serving on the Literacy Council Board of Directors, coaching Belvidere Youth Baseball teams, and held memberships in the Rock River Valley Tooling & Machining Association and Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries organization.
Hobbies and Interests
A life-long resident of Belvidere, IL, Jim married his high school sweetheart, Melenie. Along with their three children, he is actively involved with Belvidere Covenant Church. An avid Chicago Cubs fan, Jim can be found watching sports with his son. In addition, he participates and attends his daughters' school events and activities.
Living in the Midwest, where there tends to be some bizarre and interesting weather, Jim enjoys storm chasing.