Meet Our Business Team

Joliet Team

Marc Gorsch

- Marc Gorsch
Senior Vice President
Joliet Market President
815-725-9016
mgorsch@myhtnb.com

Marc is a proven leader in our commercial lending line of business. With over 10 years of financial services experience Marc helps clients face challenges and seize opportunities in order to achieve the long-term goals they desire. Marc graduated from Western Illinois University and completed the ABA Commercial Lending course. Call Marc today to share your vision for your company. He’ll help you get there!

Heather Jourdan

- Heather Jourdan
Vice President
Commercial Lender
815-725-9073
hjourdan@myhtnb.com

Heather brings over 20 years of diverse experience in the banking industry with her to Hometown. She graduated from Aurora University with a bachelor’s degree in finance. Heather prides herself on being an advocate and a resource for her commercial loan customers. She is passionate about taking care of her customers and finds great satisfaction in knowing she has played a role in assisting them with their current needs and preparing them to meet their future goals.


Rick Waggoner

- Rick Waggoner
Vice President
Commercial Lender
815-207-4664
rwaggoner@myhtnb.com

Rick brings over 30 years of experience to our Commercial Lending team in Joliet. Whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or a seasoned business veteran, Rick can help. No doubt you will get personalized service and attention to the details. Give Rick a call today and see what he can do for you!

Dennis Platipodis

- Dennis Platipodis
Vice President
Commercial Lender
779-206-4296
dplatipodis@myhtnb.com

Dennis brings over 30 years of banking industry experience and has worked hard at becoming a trusted advisor for owners of closely held businesses and real estate investors. He enjoys helping people meet their objectives and sharing in the vision for their business. He is a graduate of St. Xavier University with a degree in finance and has lived in Will County for the past 18 years. Give him a call – he’ll be happy to get to know you and your business and craft a solution to help you realize your goals.


Brittany Sandeno

- Brittany Sandeno
Cash Management Specialist
815-725-9029
bsandeno@myhtnb.com

My favorite part about being a Cash Management Banker is the ability to help small businesses plan for their future. Our suite of products and services paired with our various teams of experienced bankers allow us to find the solution to meet your needs. Give me a call, I would be happy to discuss how we can help with your accounts receivable, accounts payable, investing and borrowing!

LaSalle Team

Darin Terry

- Darin Terry
Senior Vice President
Chief Credit Officer
815-725-9029
dterry@myhtnb.com

Darin has worked in the banking industry for over 30 years, and has extensive experience in the commercial lending area. He has a degree from University of Illinois at Champaign. He partners with his clients in a consultative approach to help each client achieve the best business results. Give Darin a call in our Joliet Office and let him put his experience and expertise to work for you.

Joe Brizgis

- Joseph Brizgis
Commercial Loan Officer
815-220-2216
jbrizgis@myhtnb.com

Joe grew up on a farm in Putnam County and understands the value of hard work as well as the unique needs of farmers and small business owners. Joe joined the bank in 2012 as a commercial loan analyst which has been valuable experience for his role as a Commercial Lender. Joe works out of our LaSalle Office and is ready to help you with all of your business needs.


Brittany Sandeno

- Brittany Sandeno
Cash Management Specialist
815-725-9029
bsandeno@myhtnb.com

My favorite part about being a Cash Management Banker is the ability to help small businesses plan for their future. Our suite of products and services paired with our various teams of experienced bankers allow us to find the solution to meet your needs. Give me a call, I would be happy to discuss how we can help with your accounts receivable, accounts payable, investing and borrowing!

Spencer Luecke

- Spencer Luecke
Commercial Lender
815-220-2223
sluecke@myhtnb.com

Spencer grew up in the Illinois Valley and attended Northern Illinois University, where she received a Master’s in Accounting Science. Prior to banking, Spencer worked in public accounting, focusing on individual and fiduciary tax. She joined Hometown National Bank in 2016 as a commercial underwriting specialist. Her experience in public accounting has allowed her to provide added value to the customers of the bank. Community involvement is important to Spencer, as she serves on a local not-for-profit board and volunteers with other local agencies. Contact Spencer today and let her help you with your banking needs!