Foresight Financial Group announces CFO succession

Winnebago, Ill.-based Foresight Financial Group CFO Dean Cooke is retiring. 

The $1.5 billion bank named Jennifer Blumer as CFO and senior vice president.

Cooke is expected to continue in his role as executive vice president with an official retirement date to be finalized in the coming month. “Dean has made a tremendous impact on our company, making invaluable contributions over the years,” Foresight Financial stated. 

Blumer has 18 years of experience in community banking, serving as CFO at Lake Mills, Wis.-based Greenwoods State Bank, which was previously Bank of Monticello. A CPA, Blumer has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.