Byron Bank has specialized in mortgage loans for 30 years. Because we are a locally owned bank, we can look at each loan request individually and help homebuyers make the best loan choice for their needs. Our loan officers can help you pre-qualify so you can shop for your home in the price range that fits your budget. They are familiar with the local customs and laws so we guarantee our closings are on time! Call one of our experienced loan officers today.
Rhonda Hambley, Vice President, is a lifelong resident of Byron. She has 33 years of banking experience, 29 of those at Byron Bank. Her knowledge and consideration of each person as an individual make her an extremely talented loan officer. This experience helps her work out mortgages that may need extra creativity. Rhonda always takes the time necessary to listen to your financial information and help you get the best deal for your family. NMLS# 482528
Leah Kays, Vice President and Branch Manager at Poplar Grove, is a lifelong resident of Boone County where she resides with her husband, Rich and son. She has been in banking for 23 years, working in several areas of the bank. Whatever the life event, her goal is to find the mortgage that best fits your needs and circumstances, and making the process simple. One loan definitely does not fit everyone. She will find the one that will work for you. When you need a mortgage and not a runaround, call Leah and get the service and experience you deserve. NMLS# 482532
Kris Proudfoot, Mortgage Officer, has 16 years of experience in the home mortgage business. She has worked in all aspects from processing, underwriting, originating and lending. She enjoys working with families and helping them find the best mortgage solution. Her friendly, professional manner makes getting a mortgage a comfortable process. She and her husband, Mike, have two grown children and live in Winnebago. They enjoy riding their Harleys. Call her about refinancing your present home, purchasing a home or getting a construction loan. NMLS# 482527
Brian Stukenberg, Vice President, has 27 years of bank experience. He and his wife Kathy and two daughters have lived in Byron since 1994. Brian has worked with consumer loans, home equity and junior mortgages as well as mortgages over the years. He can help you find the best loan for your situation. Also, check with Brian if you need an auto loan. NMLS# 482523
Joanne Carr, Vice President, has been with Byron Bank for 24 years. She has been involved with mortgage loans the entire time. Her years of experience allow her to have a very broad knowledge of the types of loans available. Even though a customer may qualify for several types of loans there may be one that is better for them financially. She and her husband, Kevin, have three children and reside in Byron. Give Joanne a call about pre-qualifying for your next purchase. It’s free and lets you shop for a home within your price range. NMLS# 482799
Brent Baker Business Development/Mortgage Loan Officer has been a Byron resident and bank employee for 9 years. Brent has worked in the operations 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. Brent enjoys meeting with new customers ready to purchase a new home or refinance their existing mortgage. Please feel free to stop in or give Brent a call. NMLS# 482530
Tim was born and raised in Northwest Illinois. He graduated from Knox College in 2006 with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Economics. Tim and his wife Jody enjoy spending time with their son Mason. He has worked in the lending field for over 5 years working with all types of loans including auto, home equity, junior mortgage and mortgage loans. Give him a call at 815-234-6055 and he will find the best loan for you. NMLS# 222181