Diaz has a bachelor’s degree in management and leadership from Judson University, Elgin, Ill. She is a board member of the YWCA of Northwestern Illinois, The MILL Foundation, and KFACT.
“We are delighted to have Lori join our team as SVP Cash Management. She comes to us with years of expertise and knowledge in the banking industry, and I am truly honored that she is a part of our growing team,” said Dave Adkins, president and CEO of Beloit-based Blackhawk. “Having Amy here, with her expertise and specializations, is an absolute win for the cash management team.”
Smith has been in the financial industry for 23 years, most recently serving as treasury management specialist at Illinois Bank and Trust. She has a bachelor’s degree in business management, leadership and human resources from Judson University. She has served on the board of Stephenson County Habitat for Humanity.
The $977 million has 11 offices in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois.