Archive: Ag Loan Officers

Amy Appelquist

With 6 years of banking experience as well as 20 plus years of Agriculture experience, I am a Commercial/Ag Lender here at Sterling Federal.  I was born and raised in the Sauk Valley area. I have raised my family here and I am now enjoying my grandchildren and watching them more

Diane Metzler

With 18 years of lending experience, I have the ability to make the lending process a positive experience. I have been a lifelong resident of the Sauk Valley Area making it my home, raising my family and now enjoy spending time with my grandchildren. I think the Sauk Valley Area is more

Mike Smith

I have 32 years in management, 22 years of those in banking.  I know how to uncover the needs of the area's business clients with the professional and personal touch you come to expect from your local bank. I earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Augustana College in Rock more

Tygen Bausman

I have 15 years of banking experience here at Sterling Federal Bank, with 7 years in the Commercial Banking field. Most recently I held the position of Sr. Cash Management Specialist where I was given the opportunity to help local businesses with their deposit account needs. In this position is more

Laura Cary

Laura grew up in Hillsdale, Illinois and assisted on the family farm growing up. She was active in FFA at Riverdale Senior High School and held the title of Vice-President her Senior Year. She attended the University of Wisconsin- Platteville and became an Agriculture Loan Officer in Spring of 2018. more