Meet Our Business Team

Joliet Team

Darin Terry

- Darin Terry
Senior Vice President
Chief Credit Officer

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.

Marc Gorsch

- Marc Gorsch
Market President
Commercial Lender

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 you company. He’ll help you get there!

Heather Jourdan

- Heather Jourdan
Vice President
Commercial Lender

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

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

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.

LaSalle Team

Tj Templeton

- TJ Templeton
Vice President
Commercial Lender

TJ knows our communities, the leaders and business environment of the Illinois Valley. He has proven his commitment to serving other through his extensive involvement in local charitable and service organizations. He is a graduate of Illinois State University and a lifelong resident of the Illinois Valley. Give TJ a call and he will put his knowledge and experience to work for you and your business.

Joe Brizgis

- Joseph Brizgis
Commercial Loan Officer

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
Business Banker

My favorite part about being a Business 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!