News Release: Blackhawk Bank Appoints Stagen Assistant Vice President

March 7, 2018 (Elgin, IL) – Paul Stagen has joined Blackhawk Bank as Assistant Vice President, Relationship Manager Associate. Stagen has over 12 years of experience in commercial banking. He comes to Blackhawk Bank from Barrington Bank & Trust Co., N.A., Wintrust Financial Corp in Barrington, IL, where he has worked since 2006. Paul is positioned at the new Business Banking Center located at 2205 Point Boulevard, Suite 205, in Elgin, IL.

Paul received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2008. Pam Cumpata, Senior Vice President of Business Banking said, “Paul’s education and experience make him an excellent addition to the Elgin team. He’s already hitting the ground running to grow Blackhawk Bank’s presence in the Kane and McHenry County markets and proactively addressing the needs of clients and the community.”

Blackhawk Bank’s new Business Banking Center in Elgin expects to be a new catalyst for economic growth and job creation in the area. The Bank reported record earnings in 2017, and has put infrastructure in place to support growth initiatives in all of its northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin markets.

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, and the Business Banking Center in Elgin, Illinois. The Bank also
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