Michael G. O'Rourke

  • President and CEO
  • Signature Bank

Michael “Mick” G. O'Rourke has served as President and CEO of Signature Bank in Chicago, Illinois since 2006. Mr. O’Rourke has over 30 years of experience in the banking industry, including serving as Executive Vice President of Associated Bank and previous positions at LaSalle Bank N.A. and American National Bank. He is currently a member of the Community Bank Council for the American Bankers Association. Mr. O’Rourke is also the current Chairman of the Board of St. Patrick High School, the Treasurer of the Western Golf Association/Evans Scholar Foundation, a Director of St. Angela School, a Director of the American Ireland Fund, and a Director of 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. Mr. O’Rourke was 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.