Owen Beacom served as Chief Lending Officer and director of First Bank & Trust, Evanston, IL from 2004 until its acquisition by Byline Bank in 2018. Mr. Beacom is now a Senior Vice President with Byline Bank. Mr. Beacom’s responsibilities with Byline Bank cover business development and credit process in the commercial banking department. Mr. Beacom’s banking experience dates back to 1982 and includes American National Bank of Chicago, Lakeshore National Bank and Bank One. Mr. Beacom’s career experience has centered on commercial banking including community development lending and affordable housing.