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Schwartz named Busey commercial market president

He’s overseeing commercial, wealth and retail operations in Madison County

Rob Schwartz has been named senior vice president – commercial market president for Busey Bank, overseeing the Madison County area for the financial institution with particular focus on commercial banking and wealth management, as well as retail services at the bank’s nine branches in the county.

Prior to joining Busey Bank in 2019, Schwartz served as senior vice president of Retail Banking at The Bank of Edwardsville for 16 years after working for Regions Bank and Wells Fargo Financial.

Schwartz leads a team of commercial lenders with extensive experience in Madison County including Tim Fritzsche, Jon Greve, Cale Henke, Brian Jones and John McDole. He works alongside Joann Barton, SVP and director of Fiduciary Services.

Committed to local communities, Schwartz has twice served as chairman of the United Way Campaign; chairman of the Riverbend Growth Association; a board member and past chairman of the Madison County American Cancer Society; a board member of the Chamber of Commerce of Southwestern Madison County; past campaign chairman of the Tri-Cities Area; past president of the Alton Athletic Association; and is a member of the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Business Advisory Board.

Schwartz can be reached at (618) 659-6637 or

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