Geoghegan named CCO at First Midwest

Kevin Geoghegan as executive vice president and chief credit officer at Chicago’s First Midwest. He replaces Mike Spitler, who retired from First Midwest in March.

Geoghegan has more than 30 years of experience in marketing, credit and portfolio management. Prior to joining First Midwest, he spent 25 years at PNC Financial Services Group, Pittsburgh, where he was most recently an executive vice president and regional credit executive.

Geoghegan is a board member for the United Way of Metro Chicago and chair for the United Way of DuPage and West Cook Counties. He has an MBA from the University of Detroit and a Bachelor of Science in business and finance from Indiana University, Bloomington.

“Kevin has a broad and deep understanding of lending and market dynamics, and an impressive track record of building strong credit cultures,” said Mark Sander, president and chief operating officer of the $12  billion First Midwest. “His knowledge and expertise will be extremely valuable as we continue our focus on diversified, quality loan growth while maintaining a strong credit profile. We are excited to welcome him to our executive leadership team.”