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Martin J. Carmody
Senior Executive Vice President

Marty joined the bank in 1980 as a management trainee and progressed through the bank serving a number of roles from President of First American Bank of DuPage County to his present role as Senior Executive Vice President, Commercial Lending.  He is a member of the Board of Directors of both First American Bank Corp. and First American Bank, a member of the Executive Loan Committee and Chairman of the Senior Loan Committee.  He also a member of the Trust and Trust Investment committees.

Marty also sits on the Board of Directors of Coilcraft, Inc. and is a long standing member of the ESOP Association's Finance Committee.




James M. Walrack
Vice President

James is a commercial relationship manager working with a variety of businesses ranging from heavy manufacturing to consulting and brokerage companies. He specializes in ESOP financing and lending to closely held middle-market companies with an emphasis on cash flow lending.

James holds a Bachelor of Science from Iowa State University. He is an active member of the Illinois Chapter ESOP Association as well as the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) and regularly attends conferences outlining the intricacies of employee ownership. 




Daniel J Rekowski
Assistant Vice President

Dan began his career with First American Bank's commercial lending team in 2006. His responsibilities have grown from credit analysis to relationship management focusing on the financial needs of commerical clients within the middle market space across the country. Those needs include working capital, equipment, real estate, acquisition, cash flow and ESOP financing. 

Dan holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Northern Illinois University and is an Evans Scholar alumnus. He is also an active member of the Illinois Chapter ESOP Association. 






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