Chief Lending Officer of Bank of Blue Valley and Executive VP of Operations for Bank of Blue Valley
Mr. Bruce A. Easterly is a Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer of Bank of Blue Valley, a subsidiary of Blue Valley Ban Corporationration Mr. Easterly is responsible for managing the commercial lending team as well as serving as a member of the Loan, AssetLiability Management, Technology and Compliance committees. Mr. Easterly started his banking career as a bank examiner working for the Illinois Commissioner of Banks and Trust Companies in the Northern District of Chicago from 1982 to 1985. He then joined Continental Bank in the audit division primarily involved in conducting due diligence on acquisition targets during the period from 1985 to 1987. Mr. Easterly gained international banking and large corporate lending experience during his tenure at Toronto Dominion Bank from 1987 to 1991. In 1991, he relocated to the Kansas City area to work for Merchants Bank, heading up the credit administration department until 1992 when it was acquired by Boatmens First National Bank of Kansas City. During his tenure at Boatmens he worked in special assets and then in the metropolitan banking department. After the bank was acquired by NationsBank and subsequently merged with Bank of America he worked in the global bank focusing on credit products for corporate banking clients. After a brief stint at US Bank in the corporate banking division from 2000 to 2002, he joined Bank of Blue Valley. At Bank of Blue Valley from 2002 through August 2008, he was initially responsible for managing the commercial lending team and his loan portfolio. Mr. Easterly left the Bank for a brief stint in August 2008 through November 2008 and served as Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer with Valley View State Bank in Overland Park, Kansas. While at Valley View State Bank, he was responsible for managing the commercial and real estate lending division
Age: 53 EVP Since 2008 MBAEasterly has a BS in Business Economics from Southern Illinois University and an MBA in finance from DePaul University?s Graduate School of Business.