Vanessa Sharp

Commercial Loan Officer


NMLS NMLS#2078902

Office: 815-622-3371

Fax: 815-626-8758

110 E 4th St.

Sterling, IL 61081

Business Hours:

Monday – Thursday 9am to 4pm
Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday 9am to Noon

Vanessa Sharp joined the commercial lending department at Sterling Federal Bank in 2020 as a Commercial/Ag Loan Officer. With 3 years of banking experience, Vanessa has gained a wealth of knowledge in Ag and Commercial Underwriting and Ag and Commercial Lending. Her experience in agriculture and other business fields prior to banking allows her to understand our customers and work with them to meet their banking needs.

Vanessa grew up in Whiteside County and after attending Colorado State University, studying animal science and agricultural business, decided to move back home to serve the Sauk Valley Community. She now lives in Rock Falls, IL and raises standard poodles and dog trains on the side. Aside from her work, she enjoys participating in community projects and holds positions in the Sauk Valley Keystone Group, the Dogwood Acres Committee, and the Agribusiness Committee for the Chamber of Commerce.

Vanessa’s goal is to have each one of her customers say that they “love their bank!” She works hard to understand your business, develop a relationship, and serve you better.