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Commercial Loan Officers

You won’t find a better team of commercial banking professionals to meet your lending needs and help your company succeed.  As you can see, our commercial loan officers have years of experience, but what you can't see is how much they care for their customers. As a community bank, we take the time to be sure you are in the right product, but we get your loan done quickly because at Byron Bank, business banking and personal service are a package deal. 

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Mike Kohlstedt

President/Commercial Loans, 1990

Mike Kohlstedt graduated from the University of Platteville in 1981 and has his BS in Ag Business. Mike is currently the President of Byron Bank and is well known and active in the community.  Having over 25 years of commercial loan experience, you will find Mike to have the extensive knowledge and the ability to find the best solution for your business needs.  You will also find Mike to be professional and committed to providing superior customer service.  Please contact Mike today to help you determine your next step. 

NMLS# 482737

[email protected]

815-234-6103

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Brent Baker

Executive Vice President of Business Development, 2003

Brent Baker is the Executive Vice President at Byron Bank. He graduated from the University of Iowa in 1992.  Brent completed the Community Bankers of Illinois School for Community Bankers, and has been the Branch Manager for our Poplar Grove location. He has been an integral part of our commercial and mortgage lending areas for the past ten years. Brent’s commitment to friendly, personalized service for all of his customers make him a great business partner.  Please contact Brent today to discuss your banking needs.  

NMLS# 482530

[email protected]

815-234-6118

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Doug Knodle 

Commercial Loan Officer, 2017

Doug Knodle is new to Byron Bank after spending 20 years working in the fulfillment industry. He grew up in the area and lives in Byron.  Doug works closely with the commercial loan officers and is looked upon for his loan analysis ability. Doug is a member of the Rotary Club of Byron. He is also on the board at All Saints Lutheran Church in Byron and volunteers for Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon. 

NMLS# 1675619

[email protected]

815-234-6109

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Rachel Oracki

Credit Analyst, 2017

Rachel Oracki is the Credit Analyst on our commercial loan team. After graduating from the University of Kansas in 2007, she went on to receive a master’s degree in accounting from NIU in 2008. Rachel has lived in Byron for most of her life and enjoys being very involved in her community. She is the Vice President of the Byron Park District Board, Co-Chair of the Byronfest Steering Committee, Treasurer of the Prairie View Ladies Golf League, and on the Communications Committee for the Byron Boosters Association.

[email protected]

815-234-6107