SOURCE: First Midwest Bank

First Midwest Bank

June 03, 2015 16:57 ET

First Midwest Bank Names New Head of Treasury Management

ITASCA, IL--(Marketwired - Jun 3, 2015) -  First Midwest Bank is pleased to announce that Kristen L. Saranteas has joined the bank as Senior Vice President and Head of Treasury Management. In this role, Saranteas will lead First Midwest Bank's efforts to further grow revenues, enhance services and develop additional strategies to expand our treasury management offerings.

"We are pleased to welcome Kristen as an outstanding addition to our team," stated Mark G. Sander, First Midwest Bank's President. "I am confident that Kristen's extensive experience in domestic and global cash management, as well as her ability to work with clients from small businesses to large corporations, will benefit our clients in these important areas of our business."

Saranteas' career in the banking industry spans 24 years and includes senior roles at American National Bank, The Northern Trust Company, the Royal Bank of Scotland Group and, most recently, Wintrust Financial Corporation.

She received a Bachelor's degree in International Studies from Miami University, Oxford Ohio. Saranteas volunteers with numerous organizations including City Year Chicago, The Big Sister Association, the Junior League, Chicago Cares, Working in the Schools, and AIDS Walk.

About First Midwest

First Midwest Bank, the wholly owned subsidiary of Itasca-based First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: FMBI), is a premier relationship-based financial institution in the Chicago banking market, with assets of approximately $9.5 billion. First Midwest Bank provides a full range of business, middle market and retail banking and wealth management services through over 100 locations in metropolitan Chicago, northwest Indiana, central and western Illinois and eastern Iowa. First Midwest was recognized for the second year in a row by J.D. Power as having the "Highest Customer Satisfaction with Retail Banking in the Midwest"* according to the 2015 Retail Banking Satisfaction Study(SM). The Company website is

* First Midwest Bank received the highest numerical score among retail banks in the Midwest region in the proprietary J.D. Power 2014 and 2015 Retail Banking Satisfaction Studies(SM). 2015 study based on 82,030 total responses measuring 20 providers in the Midwest region (IA, IL, KS, MO, MN, WI) and measures opinions of consumers with their primary banking provider. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed April 2014 - February 2015. Your experiences may vary. Visit

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    Corporate Relations Officer
    (630) 875-7533

    First Midwest Bank
    One Pierce Place, Suite 1500
    Itasca, Illinois 60143