Commercial Loan Officers
Vice President Commercial Loans
Jennifer Dallas has 16 years of banking experience including credit analyst and over 11 years as a Commercial Lender. Jennifer has a BS in political science and legal studies from Illinois State University and attended both Illinois Bankers Association Commercial Lending School and Community Bankers of Illinois School for Community Bankers.
Mike Kohlstedt came to us in 1990 as a former Wisconsin banker. His knowledge in commercial lending as well as his dedication to many Byron organizations has been instrumental in the growth of Byron Bank. He has been on the Byron Bank Board of Directors for 21 years on the board and is Byron Bank’s President.
Rachel Oracki has over six years of experience in tax accounting and has worked for RSM McGladrey. She graduated from University of Kansas in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, and then graduated from Northern Illinois University in 2008 with her master’s degree in accounting science. Rachel has lived in Byron since 1996. Rachel and her husband, Brian, have two boys. She has been a part of the ByronFest steering committee for the last 5 years and has been the co-chair of ByronFest for 2012 and 2013. Rachel enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with her family.
Commercial Loan Officer
Shane Beckman grew up in Dixon. He was in the Army and the National Guard for seven years. He graduated from Northern Illinois University in accounting, got his CPA in 2002 and just completed the Graduate School of Banking in Madison. He began working in the accounting field and changed to banking in 2004 as internal auditor, moving in 2007 to do auditing and commercial lending.
Business Development Officer
Brent Baker has been a Byron resident and bank employee for 10 years. Brent has worked in the operations and commercial department and was the Branch Manager for our Poplar Grove location. He currently handles mortgage lending needs while in charge of our business development program. He and his wife, Jen, have 3 boys that keep them busy.