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Michele Petrie serves as the president of Village Bank & Trust and branch president of Wintrust Commercial Banking in Rockford. She has more than 24 years of industry experience, including previous roles at Citibank, BMO Harris Bank, and her own business, Diversitel Consulting LLC. She is actively involved in her community, serving as the chair for the Rockford Chamber of Commerce, Board Chair-Elect of Crusader Community Health Foundation, and a board member of the Rockford Local Development Corporation. Michele has a bachelor’s degree in finance with a minor in history from Indiana University.