AM 560 The Answer Awards Marketing Campaign to Business Boost Contest Winner
AM 560 The Answer announced today that Neennu Gupta, owner of Bottle & Bottega in Park Ridge, Illinois, was the winner of the station’s Business Boost contest, sponsored by Signature Bank. Gupta and her small business will receive a marketing campaign from AM 560 valued at $75,000 over the course of the next year.

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Bryan Duncan Discusses Business Recovery with AM 560
“The American entrepreneur is extremely resourceful,” according to Signature Bank Co-Founder Bryan Duncan. Listen to his full interview with AM 560’s Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson.

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Signature Bank CEO Mick O’Rourke Heralds the Success of the Main Street Lending Program

Signature Bank President & CEO Mick O’Rourke joined WGN Radio’s Steve Bertrand for an on-air discussion about the second round of PPP loans, the success of the Main Street Lending Program, and the outlook for Chicago businesses in 2021.

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Jovita Carranza of the SBA Discusses PPP Program

SBA Administrator joins Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson on AM560’s Morning Answer to discuss the PPP loan program and the success of community banks in serving their clients.

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Listen to Co-founder Kevin Bastuga discuss how Signature Bank was able to obtain funding for 100% of our clients who applied for the PPP loan on Chicago’s Morning Answer.

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Our Customers

Horn McGowan Insurance Agency Horn McGowan Insurance Agency Dan Horn is Co-Owner of Horn McGowan Insurance Agency, an independent insurance agency founded in 1959.

Configure One Mick McDonnell is Co-Founder of Configure One, a global leader in configure, price, and quote software for manufacturers.

McLaughlin Body Company Bob Anderson is President of McLaughlin Body Company, an industrial equipment supplier, in the Quad Cities.

Carr Machine & Tool Jim Carr is Co-Host of the #1 rated manufacturing podcast, Making Chips, and President & CEO of Carr Machine & Tool.

Egan Vance Insurance Frank Vance is Co-Owner of Egan Vance Insurance on Chicago’s Northwest side.

Marketing Innovators Rick Blabolil is the second generation Owner & CEO of Marketing Innovators, a leader in the employee engagement marketplace.

The Mailhouse, Inc. Jim Keane, Jr. is head of Sales at The Mailhouse, Inc., a family owned and operated digital print house with a specialty in political advertising.

U-Stor-It Larry Nora is Founder and CEO of U-Stor-It, a network of award-winning self-storage facilities in the Chicago area.

North Lawndale College Prep Dr. Garland Thomas-McDavid discusses the mission of North Lawndale College Prep and the importance of partners like Signature Bank.

SG Home Builders Ryan Siebert is the Chief Executive Officer of SG Home Builders, a leading custom home builder in the Chicagoland area.

Navitas Systems Tom Golab is Chief Financial Officer of Navitas Systems, a leader in the next generation of battery technology.

Signature Bank is proud to support Misericordia, Chicago’s home to more than 600 children and adults with developmental and physical disabilities.

FJ Kerrigan Plumbing Company Jerry Kerrigan is co-owner of this third-generation plumbing company on Chicago’s North Shore.

Black Industrial Safety & Supply Amanda Zenger owns this Hammond, Indiana-based company that has served Fortune 500 industry fabricators and contractors with tools and safety supplies since 1893.

The Martec Group Jim Durkin is founding partner of The Martec Group, a global market research firm based in Chicago since 1985.

Law Firm of Daspin & Aument  Bob Aument is a founding partner of the Law Firm of Daspin & Aument in Chicago.

Home Trust Mortgage Dave Geiselhart is the President and Owner of Home Trust Mortgage.

ServiceMaster DSI Chris Veldman is the Chief Financial Officer of ServiceMaster DSI, the largest ServiceMaster franchise in the United States.

Mid-States Glass and Metal Gina Labuz is President and CEO of Mid-States Glass and Metal, a woman-owned architectural glass and metal business.

Sprovieri’s Custom Counters Chuck Sprovieri is the President and CEO of Sprovieri’s Custom Counters, a Chicagoland manufacturer of residential and commercial countertops.

Star Creations, Inc. Marc Weingardt is the Founder and CEO of Star Creations, Inc., the fastest growing supplier of wall décor products in the U.S.

Good Foods Kurt Penn is the Founder & CEO of Good Foods, winner of the 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year from the Kenosha Area Business Association, and a long-time customer of Signature Bank.

Our Founders

Mick O’RourkePresident & CEO of Signature Bank

Kevin BastugaCo-Founder, Director & Executive Vice President of Signature Bank

Bryan DuncanCo-Founder, Director & Executive Vice President of Signature Bank

Our Senior Executives

Peter OlsenSenior Vice President of Commercial Banking at Signature Bank

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