Michael G. O'Rourke

  • President and CEO
  • Signature Bank

Michael “Mick” G. O'Rourke currently serves as President and CEO of Signature Bank and has over 30 years banking experience. He previously served as Associated Bank Executive Vice President, until he left to organize Signature Bank. He was previously employed by LaSalle Bank N.A. and American National Bank. Mr. O’Rourke is currently the Chairman of the Board of St. Patrick High School and Treasurer of the Western Golf Association/Evans Scholar Foundation. He is a member of the Community Bank Council for the American Bankers Association. He also serves as a Director of St. Angela School, the American Ireland Fund, and the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce. He served as Director of the Illinois Banker Association from 2009-2015 and served as Director of Navy Pier from 2010-2020. Also, he previously was a Director of Schawk, Inc. (SGK) and Lancer Insurance. Mr. O'Rourke has a bachelor's degree from Marquette University and a master's degree from Loyola University in Chicago.