SOURCE: First Midwest Bank

First Midwest Bank

July 09, 2015 12:10 ET

Michelle Y. Hoskins Joins First Midwest Bank as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

ITASCA, IL--(Marketwired - Jul 9, 2015) - First Midwest Bank announced today that Michelle Y. Hoskins has joined the Bank as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. In this role, Hoskins will be responsible for all aspects of First Midwest's people strategies, including talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, training and development, diversity and inclusion, leadership development, succession planning and employee engagement. She joins First Midwest's executive leadership team.

"We are pleased to add an executive with Michelle's business acumen, expertise and capabilities. She will be integral to the execution of our business strategies," said Michael L. Scudder, President and Chief Executive Officer of First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of First Midwest Bank.

Hoskins' career spans over 27 years at The Northern Trust Company, where she held leadership positions of increasing responsibility in human resources and trust operations. Prior to joining First Midwest bank, she held the position of Senior Vice President, Head of Talent and Change Management at Northern Trust.

Hoskins holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from DePaul University. She is actively involved in numerous professional and community organizations, including Leading Women Executives, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, ParentWise Program and the Working in the Schools Program (WITS).

About First Midwest

First Midwest Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Itasca-based First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: FMBI), is a relationship-focused 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 as well as wealth management services through over 100 locations in metropolitan Chicago, northwest Indiana, central and western Illinois and eastern Iowa. First Midwest Bank 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). First Midwest's 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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    James M. Roolf
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    (630) 875-7533

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