News Release: Blackhawk Bank Appoints Hendon VP Physical & Information Security

Jessica Hendon VP Physical and Information Security at Blackhawk BankMarch 20, 2018 (Beloit, WI) – Jessica Hendon has joined Blackhawk Bank as Vice President, Physical and Information Security. With over 14 years of professional banking experience, Hendon specializes in back office operations, fraud prevention and detection, human and facility security, and risk management.

Jessica joins Blackhawk Bank from Alpine Bank, where she has worked since 2004. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and a Master’s degree in Business Administration, both from Northern Illinois University. She is a Certified Financial Services Security Professional and has participated in many professional development forums, including Rockford’s Leadership Alliance, FS-ISAC Spring Summit, and the Banker’s Hotline Security Conference.

Hendon is an active member of many local organizations, including Alignment Rockford and Northern Illinois Financial Crimes Investigators, among others. Jessica’s education, experience, and advocacy for community involvement will make her a great asset to Blackhawk Bank.
About Blackhawk Bank
Blackhawk Bank has served individuals, families and business owners since 1881. The Bank operates eight full service banking centers in Rockford, Belvidere, Machesney Park and Roscoe, Illinois, and in Beloit and Janesville Wisconsin. The Bank also operates a Business Banking Center in Elgin, Illinois, and a Mortgage Processing Center in Roscoe, Illinois. Complete information about Blackhawk Bank can be found at