From Illinois Business Journal news services
EDWARDSVILLE – First Clover Leaf Bank has added Gant Harper as vice president of Commercial Lending. He will join the Business Banking Group.
His focus will be on developing commercial lending relationships in the St. Louis market, including new business and consulting on treasury management services with his clients.
Steve Cooper, senior vice president, said Harper (left) will establish business in new markets where First Clover Leaf Bank is not currently located.
“His experience in the St. Louis market and with the Small Business Administration, SBA, are two areas we think are going to be very helpful in working toward the growth initiative the bank has planned.”
Gant has more than 17 years’ experience in commercial lending.
First Clover Leaf Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of First Clover Leaf Financial Corp. and is headquartered in Edwardsville.