Our Board Member Spotlight this week is Mark Kaner, AVP/Commercial Loan Officer with Peoples Bank of Kankakee County. Mark has been with Peoples Bank of Kankakee County since 2019.
Mark began his career in the financial industry by working as a teller while completing his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Illinois State University. After graduating in 2005, Mark worked as a Real Estate Appraiser for seven years in Kankakee County. In 2011 he returned full time to the Banking industry as a Loan Analyst, spent 5 years as a Residential Mortgage Lender and then transitioned to a role as a Commercial Lender. Mark is a lifelong resident of Kankakee County, and his commitment to our community is unbeatable. He believes in the power of community banking and truly enjoys working with local residents and businesses.
Mark has been a Board Member with the Kankakee County Chamber since 2020, serves as the Board Secretary and is also a member of the Executive & Membership Committee. He decided to get involved with the Chamber to grow his network of contacts through building relationships with new and existing members.
Mark resides in Bourbonnais with his Wife Brandi and 3 children, Preston (12), Bryce (10), and Gianna (2). He volunteers Coaching his boys in local youth league sports. Mark enjoys spending time with Family and friends, traveling, golfing, and is a lifelong Chicago Bears fan.