Our Philosophy

Committed to you

First American Bank is founded on a culture of service excellence, professionalism and honest communication.

Get To Know Us

Contact us if you have a problem

We offer sophisticated financial products with state-of-the-art electronic delivery, but at our core, we are a community bank. We differentiate ourselves from our competitors by being easily accessible to our customers. Each of us is dedicated to making your banking experience here a pleasure. Should you have a problem or observation that you believe warrants our attention, we invite you to call or email us. We will give it our prompt personal attention.

Thomas Wells IV
Chairman of the Board
(847) 586-2586
[email protected]


John B. Ward
Retail Loans
(847) 586-2121
[email protected]


James M. Lynch
Vice Chairman
Commercial Loans
(847) 586-2222
[email protected]


Adelbert Spaan
Executive Vice President
Retail Branches
(847) 586-2250
[email protected]


Jane Nagel
Executive Vice President
Wealth Management
(847) 403-8075
[email protected]


We also have experienced Business Banking experts and Wealth Management professionals who can assist with any needs you may have.