Nicole serves the Illinois market as a Director of Community Banking. Her extensive experience across multiple fields of banking and finance, combined with her zeal for helping others achieve their dreams, provides a solid foundation for area businesses to grow. Nicole is proud to support her community by helping vibrant local businesses to thrive.
For over 25 years, Nicole has worked in finance fields. Her early experience in accounting led the way for her first audit and compliance role at FNBO. From there, she moved into finance, supporting various business segments across Illinois markets.
Nicole earned an MBA from NIU and currently holds several professional certifications, including Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA).
First and foremost, Nicole loves spending time with her family. She also seeks out new travel opportunities, particularly those that lead outdoors. Boating, hiking and fitness round out her interests, leaving her little time to read, though she does enjoy a good book.