Board Member from 2009 – 2014, returned to the Board 2020

Regional President, Chicago & Northwest Indiana

First Financial Bank

Jeff Steigelman is Leumi’s Chicago Market President. Jeff joined Leumi in December 2019 from Wintrust Financial where he was EVP, Commercial Banking Hub Leader for over six years. In his role as Leumi’s Market President, Jeff manages the continued growth of the region’s business and the expansion of its commercial and industrial (C&I) loan and commercial real estate (CRE) practices

Jeff has more than 20 years of commercial banking experience in the Chicago area. Prior to Wintrust, he was Managing Director of Business Development at The PrivateBank (now CIBC US) and before that, Commercial Banking Team Lead at Fifth Third. Earlier in his career, Jeff held a variety of roles at LaSalle Bank and Magna Bank.

Jeff has a BA from Webster University and is active in his local community, serving as a past mentor for Link Unlimited, and as a fundraiser for a variety of organizations.

Bio as of 2020