Miller named CEO at The Northwest Bank of Rockford

The Northwest Bank of Rockford board of directors named Ryan Miller president and CEO, effective July 1. 

Miller, who is assuming the roles for the retiring Tom Walsh, spent several years as a federal examiner for credit unions. He was most recently executive vice president and CFO for another local financial institution. 

Miller received a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Illinois State University, Normal. The $370 million, Loves Park, Ill.-based Northwest Bank of Rockford is a subsidiary of the $1.45 billion Foresight Financial Group, Inc., Winnebago, Ill. 

“The Northwest Bank board and I are very confident of Ryan’s ability to provide leadership to our bank and to this community,” said board Chair John J. Morrissey. “We look forward to adding Ryan’s considerable talents to the team that has made Northwest Bank one of the premier community banks in our region.”