SOURCE: Baytree National Bank

Baytree National Bank

September 22, 2011 16:54 ET

Baytree National Bank & Trust Co. of Lake Forest Announces New Director

Board of Directors Elects Robert T. Isham, Jr. to Baytree's Board

LAKE FOREST, IL--(Marketwire - Sep 22, 2011) - Chairman of Baytree National Bank & Trust Company William Bunn III recently announced that the Baytree Board of Directors unanimously elected Robert T. Isham, Jr., to its board. Rob will also be serving on Baytree's Loan Committee as well as its Investment and Asset/Liability Committee.

Rob is a longtime resident of Lake Bluff and the former general counsel of Billing Services Group, an AIM-listed telephone billing company with operations in San Antonio, Texas; Frankfurt, Germany; and London. He currently has his own law practice in Lake Bluff, worked in merchant banking in Chicago, and was a partner at McDermott, Will & Emery. He received a B.A. from Yale University and a J.D. with honors from the University of Montana Law School, where he was editor-in-chief of the law review. After law school, he clerked for the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and for Justice Anthony M. Kennedy on the circuit court's emergency motions panel. Among other organizations, he is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, the Lake County Republican Federation and the Northwestern Hospital Foundation's Council of Philanthropy.

"We feel fortunate to add Rob Isham to Baytree's bank board," Mr. Bunn said. "Rob and his family have a long history in this community. He understands our marketplace and also brings a distinguished business and legal background to the group."

ABOUT BAYTREE NATIONAL BANK & TRUST CO.

Baytree National Bank & Trust is a full-service Lake Forest bank serving Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, and the greater North Shore and Chicagoland area. Baytree specializes in personal banking, commercial banking, treasury management services, mortgage lending and equipment leasing services. Baytree is a member of the FDIC and is affiliated with EB Financial Group, Inc.

ABOUT EB FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.

EB Financial Group, Inc. is led by successful, self-made entrepreneurs who understand that hard work and sacrifice builds successful businesses and communities. Founded in 2008 as the holding company for Baytree National Bank & Trust Co., EB stands for "Entrepreneur's Bank" and was established to build a brand of banking that supports the spirit of entrepreneurship. EB's acquisition of Baytree gives Lake Forest and Lake Bluff entrepreneurs the support needed to turn their vision into a vibrant and profitable enterprise.

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