ROSEMONT, Ill., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Kathryn Kaporis has joined Cole Taylor Bank as Senior Vice President and Director of Marketing, announced John F. Timmer, Executive Vice President, Relationship Banking for Cole Taylor Bank. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061010/CGTU045LOGO) "Kathy's broad-ranging marketing experience, both inside and outside the banking industry, is what attracted us to her in the first place. She knows Chicago's banking market and has a firm understanding of Cole Taylor's strategic fit in it," said Timmer. "Equally important, she has a demonstrated ability to execute winning strategies in the key areas of customer acquisition and retention. In short, she knows what has to be done and she knows how to do it. We are delighted to have her with us." Kaporis will be responsible for raising awareness of Cole Taylor Bank's products and services and for driving new business development initiatives to increase market share among closely-held businesses and their owners. Kaporis has more than fifteen years of advertising and marketing experience, primarily in the financial services arena, and joins Cole Taylor from Harris, where she served as Vice President of Marketing and Customer Strategies for their Northeast Region. She lives in Skokie, holds a B.A. and an M.A. in Business Communications from Northeastern Illinois University. About Cole Taylor Bank Cole Taylor Bank, a subsidiary of Taylor Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: TAYC), specializes in meeting the unique financing, cash management and wealth management needs of the owners of Chicago's closely-held companies. One of Chicago's largest independent banks with more than $3 billion in assets, Cole Taylor has supplied sound financial guidance to Chicago-area businesses for more than 75 years. Cole Taylor Bank is a member of FDIC and is an Equal Housing Lender.
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