David Ide Joins Cole Taylor Bank as Treasurer

Feb 24, 2009, 09:00 ET from Cole Taylor Bank

ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Cole Taylor Bank today announced that David Ide has joined the organization as Group Senior Vice President and Treasurer. In that role, Mr. Ide will be responsible for the bank's investment portfolio and its funding and interest rate risk strategies. He will also provide support for the bank's Asset and Liability Management Committee. Mr. Ide will report to Randy Conte, Chief Financial Officer of Cole Taylor Bank.

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Mr. Ide was previously with ABN AMRO North America and its LaSalle Bank organization for 11 years, where he served as Deputy Director of Balance Sheet Management and Economics. Prior to that, he managed the ALCO process for Boatmen's Bank in St. Louis, Missouri.

"I am pleased to welcome David to Cole Taylor Bank," said Mark A. Hoppe, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cole Taylor Bank. "David brings strong experience in the many complex issues of asset and liability management, and will play an important role in the management of our balance sheet and capital."

"David is highly analytical and a strategic leader in this area," said Randy Conte, Cole Taylor Chief Financial Officer. "Balance sheet and capital management have always been important and are even more critical during these challenging economic times. We are delighted that David has joined Cole Taylor."

About Cole Taylor Bank

Cole Taylor Bank is a $4.4 billion, Chicago-based commercial bank specializing in serving the business banking, real estate lending and wealth management requirements of closely held and family-owned small- and medium-sized businesses. Cole Taylor is a member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.

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