Patrick F. Busch
Patrick F. Busch is Vice Chairman of Heartland Bank. He joined the Company in 1995 and was President and Chief Lending Officer of Heartland Bank from March 2010 until December 2022. As Chief Lending Officer, Mr. Busch was critical in establishing the loan culture and integrating acquisitions over the years. He played a leading role in Heartland Bank’s organic growth in Bloomington-Normal, Champaign and Peoria. As Vice Chairman, he is responsible for oversight of Cook County and the Chicago Suburban senior lenders and mortgage lending. Mr. Busch received a BS in Business Administration from Illinois Wesleyan University and completed the Stonier Graduate School of Banking. He serves on our board and is Vice Chairman of the Heartland Bank board.