Our People - Officers

Executive Officers    Loan Officers    Officers    Bank Directors

 

Cheri Finno, Senior Vice President, West Loop Manager

Cheri has worked with the Salk family for over thirty years, beginning as a switchboard operator just out of high school. Since that time, she has worked her way through nearly every department of the bank, including positions in Relationship Banking, Bookkeeping, Teller, and Loans. She has also been involved in the bank's marketing and business development efforts. Today Cheri is Senior Vice President responsible for overseeing all of the daily operations of our West Loop Facility.

In addition, Cheri is active in numerous organizations. She has been a member of the West Central Organization for more than ten years and currently serves on the Board of Directors as the Treasurer. Cheri has been supporting the Mercy Home for Boys and Girls by serving on the Woman's Leadership Council for over nine years, focusing on fundraising and education. She is also a member of the West Loop Community Organization and The Randolph-Fulton Market Association.

 

   

Christine Freund, Senior Vice President

Christine began her career at First Eagle Bank in 1990 as a bookkeeper. Over the years, Christine has taken on more and more responsibility, including data processing, human resources and compliance. In addition, Christine has been the Compliance Officer and the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Officer of the bank. Today, along with other responsibilities, Christine supervises the Personal Banking and Teller Departments in Hanover Park. Christine feels very fortunate to be working for a business that serves the Hanover Park community she grew up in.

   

Nonoy Vargas, Vice President, Loan Operations

When Nonoy joined First Eagle Bank in 2000 as Assistant Vice President, Commercial Documentation, he had ten years experience in Loan Operations. Nonoy is Vice President of Loan Operations and has overall responsibility for the documenting, booking, and maintenance of all loans in the bank's portfolio. He heads up the disbursement area and serves as general gatekeeper for the loan operations of First Eagle Bank.

   

Pam Tennant, Assistant Vice President and Cashier

In 1973 Pam started her banking career in the Bookkeeping department and soon moved to Accounting. She came to First Eagle Bank in 1998 as Assistant Cashier, progressed to Internal Auditor and is now Cashier. Pam's responsibilities include the bank's Regulatory Reporting, liaison for Internal Auditors and performing internal compliance audits. Pam is also responsible for the management of the Bookkeeping Department.

   

Mikki Francione, Assistant Vice President, Hanover Park Personal Banking

Mikki had been in banking for nineteen years when she started her career with First Eagle Bank as a Teller Supervisor in 1995. With previous experience in teller duties, auditing and lending, she soon became an Officer of First Eagle Bank. Shortly thereafter she became supervisor of Personal Banking and today is Assistant Vice President. Mikki is First Eagle Bank's BSA (Bank Secrecy Act) officer.

Mikki is a member of the Roselle Chamber of Commerce, the Carol Stream Chamber of Commerce and is Treasurer of the Village of Hanover Park Chamber of Commerce.

 

   

Cathy Sanders, Assistant Vice President

When Cathy joined First Eagle Bank in 1995 as a part time proof operator, she already had fifteen plus years of banking experience. Cathy transitioned into a full time employee five months later and continued to take on additional bookkeeping functions. She was the bookkeeping supervisor for thirteen years. Cathy is now responsible for Human Resources, Customer Remote Capture, assisting with Compliance and Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) functions and other special projects.

Cathy volunteers with DuPage Habitat for Humanity. In addition to being a member of the Finance Committee and a member of the Audit Sub-Committee , Cathy also shares her musical talents by performing at Home Dedication Ceremonies.

 

   

Susan Johnson, Commercial Relationship Officer

In 1987 Susan began her banking career as a Teller and soon became a Teller Supervisor. From there she has spent time in New Accounts, Loan Administration, and Consumer Loan Documentation Preparation.
She came to First Eagle Bank in 2000 as a Commercial Relationship Administrator and is now an Officer of the bank. Susan performs a multitude of functions at First Eagle Bank including administrative and customer support for Rose Wageman, supervision and on-going training of the Commercial Relationship Administrators, and she has total responsibility for the banks HMDA reporting.

Susan enjoys giving back to the community through Financial Literacy classes. She has reached out and held classes to diverse groups from teens to seniors.