Meet the team

While our team members may have taken different paths to joining us, they all share in a depth of expertise and a devotion to helping you, and your family, achieve your long-term objectives.



  • Joel Binder
    Executive Vice President
    630-844-6767 Direct
    jbinder@oldsecond.com
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    Joel Binder, Executive Vice President

    Joel Binder brings to Old Second over 41 years of trust and investment experience with over 30 years as head of investments. He previously managed the bank’s Wealth Management Division and co-managed the Old Second National Bank investment portfolio. Joel manages portfolios for individual and institutional accounts, and co-manages the bank’s Equity and Fixed Income Common Trust Funds. Joel holds a FINRA Series 65 License. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and business from Aurora College (now University), a master’s of business administration from Northern Illinois University, and is a graduate of National Graduate Trust School at Northwestern University.


  • Richard A. Gartelmann, Jr. CFP®
    Senior Vice President/Head of Wealth Management
    630-844-5730 Direct
    rgartelmann@oldsecond.com
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    Richard A. Gartelmann, Jr. CFP®, Senior Vice President/Head of Wealth Management

    Richard A. Gartelmann Jr. currently manages the Bank’s Wealth Management Division. With over 19 years of trust and investment experience, Rich co-manages the Equity Common Trust Fund and the Fixed Income Common Trust Fund, co-manages major institutional accounts, and manages individual accounts. Rich is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®). He earned a bachelor of arts degree from Governor’s State University, a master’s of business administration from St. Xavier University, and has attended Cannon Trust School.


  • Andy Roche, CPA, CFP®
    Senior Vice President/Personal Trust
    630-906-5464 Direct
    aroche@oldsecond.com
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    Andy Roche, CPA, CFP®, Senior Vice President/Personal Trust

    Andy Roche brings over 25 years of trust experience to Old Second. In addition to his role as Head of Trust Administration, he also oversees taxes, trust operations and is the department’s IRA expert. Roche earned a bachelor of science in accounting with a business minor from St. Joseph’s College and a master of business administration in finance from Benedictine University. He is also a graduate of National Graduate Trust School at Northwestern University, a graduate of DePaul Financial Planning Certificate, is a CPA, CFP®, and holds a FINRA Series 65 License.


  • Brad Johnson, CFA, CFP®
    Vice President/Investment Officer
    630-906-5545 Direct
    bjohnson@oldsecond.com
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    Brad Johnson, CFA, CFP®, Vice President/Investment Officer

    Brad Johnson is a Vice President and Investment Officer with Old Second Bank’s Wealth Management Group. Brad co-manages the Equity Common Trust Fund, co-manages major institutional accounts and manages individual accounts. Brad earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign as well as a Master of Science in Finance degree also from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He is a holder of the FINRA 65 license and has the designations Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Financial Planner.


  • Chris Barry
    Senior Vice President/Trust Counsel
    630-906-5494 Direct
    cbarry@oldsecond.com
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    Chris Barry, Senior Vice President/Trust Counsel

    Chris Barry, J.D., has over 33 years of experience to the Trust Industry. For 31 years, he has supervised Trust Administration, insuring Trust instrucions are carried out pursuant to statutes and case law. He has also served as Trust Department Head, overseeing not only Trust Administration, but Investments and New Business. Barry earned five degrees from Northern Illinois University including a BS in biology, a BS in chemistry, a MA in management, a MA in sociology, and a Juris Doctor degree. He also holds an executive degree in bank management from the University of Wisconsin, a certificate in financial planning from the University of Denver, and is admitted to practice law in the state of Illinois.


  • Edward Gorenz
    Vice President/Trust Officer
    630-906-5467 Direct
    egorenz@oldsecond.com
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    Edward Gorenz, Vice President/Trust Officer

    Edward J. Gorenz is a Vice President and Trust Officer with Old Second Bank’s Wealth Management Group. With over 27 years of trust and investment experience, Ed manages personal trust and estate administration relationships, and is a member of several Wealth Management committees including Real Estate, Trust Administration, Discretionary Distribution, and Trust Investment. Ed earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois and a Master of Science in Finance degree from Northern Illinois University. He also attended Northwestern University’s National Trust School and Southern Illinois University’s Illinois Banking School.


  • Jacqueline A. Runnberg, CFP®
    First Vice President/Wealth Advisor
    630-966-2462 Direct
    jrunnberg@oldsecond.com
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    Jacqueline A. Runnberg, CFP®, First Vice President/Wealth Advisor

    Jacqueline A. Runnberg brings over 20 years of Trust and Investment experience to Old Second National Bank.  Ms. Runnberg serves as an advisor to high net worth individuals, families and business owners.  She is responsible for coordinating the efforts of a relationship team to include investment professionals, financial planners, trust and estate specialists. This collaborative approach ensures  our clients receive relevant and professional advice in our delivery of a comprehensive Wealth Management strategy. Jacqueline is a Certified Financial Planner Professional (CFP®). She earned a BA from Michigan State University and completed the Certificate Program in Financial Planning from DePaul University. She is a member of the Financial Planning Association and the Fox Valley Estate Planning Council.


  • Jacquelyn Volkert, CTFA
    Senior Vice President/Wealth Management
    630-906-3218 Direct
    jvolkert@oldsecond.com
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    Jacquelyn Volkert, CTFA, Senior Vice President/Wealth Management

    Jacquelyn Volkert, CTFA brings 30 years of trust experience to Old Second. As a relationship manager and senior trust officer, she secures and manages personal and business relationships. She oversees the Irrevocable Insurance Trust and has overseen Land Trust, IRA, and departmental trust operations. Volkert is a graduate of Rockfort Business College, attended Bradley University, is a graduate of the Trust School from the University of Wisconsin and National Graduate Trust School at Northwestern University where she received her Certified Trust Financial Advisor (CTFA).


  • Janet Dee
    Vice President/Trust Officer
    630-906-5470 Direct
    jdee@oldsecond.com
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    Janet Dee, Vice President/Trust Officer

    Janet S. Dee is a Vice President and Trust Officer with Old Second Bank’s Wealth Management Group. With over 25 years of trust experience, Janet handles personal trust and estate administration and land trust administration, and has handled the administration of Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts and Starker 1031 land exchange accounts. Janet is a member of Wealth Management’s Trust Administration Committee, Discretionary Use Committee, and Real Estate Committee. Janet is a graduate of Sparks Business College with an emphasis on accounting. She is also a graduate of Cannon Trust School.


  • Jean Van Keppel, CFA
    Vice President and Senior Investment Officer
    630-906-5489 Direct
    jvankeppel@oldsecond.com
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    Jean Van Keppel, CFA, Vice President and Senior Investment Officer

    Jean M. Van Keppel, CFA, brings more than 30 years of investment expertise to Old Second. The hallmark of Jean’s philosophy is listening to clients’ needs, working closely together to implement investment strategies aimed at reaching their financial goals. Jean co-manages the Equity Common Fund, develops asset allocation approaches utilizing bonds, stocks and mutual funds. At the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, DePaul University, Jean earned a M.B.A. in finance. Her B.S. in business administration degree is from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Jean is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago.


  • Mary Randel
    Retirement Benefits Officer
    630-906-5500 Direct
    mrandel@oldsecond.com
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    Mary Randel, Retirement Benefits Officer

    Mary Randel currently serves as Retirement Services Trust Officer at Old Second National Bank. She is responsible for the delivery of exceptional customer service to bank clients utilizing the Bank’s retirement plan product options. She possesses exceptional working knowledge of the Qualified Plan market. She has also worked on projects relating to non-qualified deferred compensation plans, stock purchase option plans, and 403(b) plans for the non-profit sector. Mary’s specialties include: (1) Retirement Services: Multiple Employer Plans, Profit Sharing Plans, Compliance, and Pension Consulting; (2) SPARK Accredited Retirement Plan Consultant (ARPC) designation; (3) Client retention; (4) Asset management; (5) Employee communications; (6) Has held both Series 6 and 63 designations; (7) Over twenty years of retirement plan administration experience.


  • Steve Meves
    Chief Investment Officer
    630-801-2217 Direct
    smeves@oldsecond.com
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    Steve Meves, Chief Investment Officer

    Steve has over 16 years of investment experience managing investments for trust clients, high-net-worth individuals and institutional relationships.   He manages the Investment Team that is responsible for our investment strategy, market research, security analysis, and portfolio management.  He also manages client portfolios and co-manages the Equity and Fixed Income Common Trust funds.

    Steve has a B.B.A. in Finance, Investments & Banking and a B.A. in Economics from University of Wisconsin – Madison.  He also has a M.B.A. from University of Chicago Booth School of Business and is a Chartered Financial Analyst®.

    Steve is a member of the CFA Society of Chicago and of the CFA Society of Milwaukee.


  • Michele Morgan
    Vice President/Trust Officer
    630-844-3222 Direct
    mmorgan@oldsecond.com
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    Michele Morgan, Vice President/Trust Officer

    Michele A. Morgan brings over 25 years of trust experience to Old Second. From simple to complex Estate and Trust administration, clients can trust that their financial matters will be handled in an efficient and expert manner. Michele also possesses expertise in the administration of Guardianships, OBRAs and Third Party Funded Special Needs Trusts. Michele has achieved the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers. She earned a B.A. in Management, with honors, from Benedictine University. Michele is a member of the Fox Valley Estate Planning Council and DuPage Estate Planning Council. Michele volunteers her time at Equine Dreams, Inc.


  • Sean O'Connor
    1st Vice President/Retirement Benefits Officer
    630-844-8655 Direct
    soconnor@oldsecond.com
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    Sean O'Connor, 1st Vice President/Retirement Benefits Officer

    Sean O’Connor began his career with Old Second National Bank in 2008 as Trust Officer in the Retirement Plan Services Group and became a manager of the department where he’s spent 2 years managing and developing the Client Management Team. He is responsible for the sales, marketing support and client relationship for the Old Second National Bank’s Retirement Plans. Sean is a graduate of Benedictine University with a bachelor’s degree in business economics. He has over 25 years as a financial plan professional specializing in the analysis, design and implementation of innovative retirement plan solutions for clients ranging from 250K to 250MM in assets. Sean has held FINRA Series 6 and 63 designations.

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