Brad Guenther

With over 20 years’ experience in the commercial banking industry as well as private industry financial management, Brad brings a unique perspective as a user of and participant in the systems and processes of today’s financial institutions. This background allows Brad to understand the challenges faced by the institution across the entire organization and develop practical solutions to assist the institution in improving efficiencies, developing and leveraging current-state and future-state technology, and process improvement. His focus is in the areas of financial analysis, operational workflow analysis and improvement, and strategic planning. In his role, Brad’s emphasis is on an understanding of the wants and needs of the institution and delivering impactful analysis and solutions allowing the institution to move forward confidently in meeting the desires of its clients and stakeholders while maximizing efficiencies and profitability. During his tenure in the banking industry, Brad held a registration with the National Mortgage Licensing System and Registry (NMLSR) and worked closely with the mortgage loan department during the origination, documentation and post-closing procedures of one-to-four family residential facilities. With this practical experience, Brad understands the complexities of the mortgage loan process and the challenges faced in the regulatory and compliance environments.

Areas of experience include:

  • Financial analysis
  • Strategic planning and budgeting
  • Performance measurement and development
  • Systems analysis
  • Operational work flow analysis
  • Process improvement integration
  • Project management
  • Loan policy and procedures


  • Master of Business Administration, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
  • Bachelor of Science, management, Georgia Institute of Technology