Cole Taylor's Shapiro Appointed as Co-Chairman of Society of Corporate Secretaries National Committee

Aug 24, 2010, 10:02 ET from Cole Taylor Bank

CHICAGO, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cole Taylor Bank today announced that Steven H. Shapiro, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, has been appointed Co-Chairman of the national Small- & Mid-Cap Companies Committee for the Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals.  Earlier this year, Shapiro was appointed to the organization's national Public Advocacy Committee and recently completed a second term as President of the Society's Chicago chapter.



The Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals was founded in 1946, and has more than 3,100 members representing approximately 2,500 companies.  Its members deal with public disclosure under the securities laws and matters affecting corporate governance.  The Small- & Mid-Cap Companies Committee works to support the unique governance needs of smaller companies through teleconferences, webcasts and a group-specific intranet.

Shapiro, who joined Cole Taylor Bank and its parent company, Taylor Capital Group, Inc., in 2009, has a B. A. in economics from Columbia University in New York City, where he graduated cum laude, and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.

About Taylor Capital Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: TAYC)

Taylor Capital Group, Inc. is a $4.6 billion bank holding company for Cole Taylor Bank, a Chicago-based commercial bank specializing in serving the banking needs of closely held businesses and the people who own and manage them. Cole Taylor is a member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.

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