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Laura Garcia

Chief Risk Officer

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Laura Garcia

About Laura

Laura is the Chief Risk Officer at First Business Bank, focusing on credit, compliance, and loan review responsibilities. Laura has 25 years of extensive experience in credit and compliance, most recently working with BMO. She also has valuable experience working in sales, developing training programs, serving as a mentor, and in community engagement.  Laura has worked on many large projects over her career and led BMO’s PPP lending operation.
She has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and resides with her husband and family in Lisle, IL.

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