Robert M. Wrobel
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Robert M. Wrobel is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Amalgamated Bank of Chicago. He also serves as the Chairman and President of Amalgamated Investments Company.
In his role, Mr. Wrobel is the Chairman of the Bank’s Trust, Executive Management, Asset and Liability/Product Pricing, and Investment Committees. He is also an active member of the Bank’s Employee Benefits Committee.
Mr. Wrobel began his career at Amalgamated Bank of Chicago in 1972 and was appointed President and COO in 1993, President and CEO in 1999, and Chairman and CEO in 2010.
Active in the Chicagoland community, he serves as a member of the Board of Directors for After School Matters. He is also a board member of the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith of the Greater Chicago/Wisconsin Regional Office.
Mr. Wrobel received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Northwestern University.
James T. Landenberger
In his role, Mr. Landenberger oversees all of the functions of the Bank and liaises with the Board of Directors. Mr. Landenberger serves as a member of the Bank’s Senior Executive Management, Trust, Asset & Liability, Compliance, Fair Lending, Loan, Technology, Investment, and Employee Benefit Committees.
Mr. Landenberger received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School.
Mr. Landenberger began his career at Amalgamated Bank of Chicago in 1992. Prior to that, he worked for Mayer Brown.
Mr. Landenberger has served as President of the Bank since 2020.
Senior Vice President/Information Services
Kevin Bogac is Senior Vice President/Information Services of Amalgamated Bank of Chicago.
Mr. Bogac provides leadership and strategic direction to the Bank's Technology, Cybersecurity, and Financial Application teams. He delivers on digital transformation, enabling the Bank to operate securely and reliably while meeting our customers' financial service needs.
Mr. Bogac joined Amalgamated Bank of Chicago in 2019. Previously he held the role of Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer at Great Lakes Credit Union for 13 years and is a U.S. Navy veteran.
Mr. Bogac holds a graduate degree in cybersecurity from Excelsior College and has received numerous industry certifications over his career.
Jacquelyn M. Callham
Senior Vice President, Operations
Ms. Callham is responsible for managing the administration and operations of Deposit Services, Electronic Funds Transfer/Money Desk, Item Processing, Treasury Management, Lockbox, and Facilities.
Ms. Callham has more than 20 years of experience in operations and finance roles, most recently with Byline Bank. She joined Amalgamated Bank of Chicago in 2018.
Ms. Callham received a Master of Arts in Business Administration, Finance from Lewis University, and a Bachelor of Science, Finance from Illinois State University.
Timothy W. Clifford
Senior Vice President, Accounting and Finance
Mr. Clifford is responsible for all accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, and tax issues for the Bank. He serves as a member of the Bank’s Senior Executive Management, Asset & Liability, Investment, Technology, and Employee Benefit Committees.
Mr. Clifford has more than 24 years of financial, operational, and compliance audit experience, with more than 14 years in leadership roles. He joined Amalgamated Bank of Chicago in 2022.
Tim received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from North Central College and is a licensed certified public accountant.
Senior Vice President, Risk & Retail Administration
Mr. Connolly leads the Risk, Cyber Security, and Branch Management teams.
Mr. Connolly has more than 30 years of experience in operations roles within the financial services industry, and joined Amalgamated Bank of Chicago in 2015. He has an MBA, Finance from Lewis University and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Loyola University Chicago.
Senior Vice President, Marketing
Mr. DeMotte leads marketing, branding, and growth initiatives for the Bank, including its customer relationship management program and company website.
Mr. DeMotte has held marketing roles in the financial services industry since 1999, including a four year period with Amalgamated Bank of Chicago. He rejoined the Bank in 2022.
He received his Masters of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications and a Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, from Northwestern University.
Senior Vice President/General Counsel
Ms. Duve manages the provision of legal services to and on behalf of the Bank and Board of Directors, and oversees the Compliance function.
Ms. Duve has 30 years of experience as a practicing attorney, 20 of which has been in the financial services industry. She previously worked for Amalgamated Bank of Chicago in 2000-2011, and rejoined the Bank in 2022.
Ms. Duve received her Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Science degrees from University of Iowa.
Senior Executive Vice President, Commercial Loans
Mr. Kerth is responsible for oversight of the Bank's Commercial and Retail Loan areas, as well as the provision of banking services to the Bank's commercial, union, and government customers. He serves as Chairman of the Bank's Loan Committee and serves on the Bank's Senior Executive Management, Compliance, Fair Lending, Investment, and Asset & Liability Committees.
Mr. Kerth has held roles in the lending industry for nearly 25 years, and joined Amalgamated Bank of Chicago in 2017. He has a Bachelor of Science, Accounting degree from Illinois Wesleyan University.
Robert J. Majdecki
Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
Robert Majdecki is Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Amalgamated Bank of Chicago.
In his role as Chief Investment Officer of Amalgamated Bank of Chicago, Mr. Majdecki manages the Bank’s own investment portfolio, the Investment department, and sales and marketing for the Trust division of the Bank. He serves as a member of the Bank’s Trust Investment, Employee Benefits, and Asset/Liability Committee.
Mr. Majdecki has over 40 years of investment management experience on both sides of the balance sheet. On the Trust side, Mr. Majdecki is responsible for the portfolio management of Taft-Hartley, Public Funds, and other institutional clients, as well as personal trust relationships.
Mr. Majdecki received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Roosevelt University.
Senior Vice President, Corporate Trust Department Manager
Ms. Martello is responsible for managing the administration and operations of the Corporate Trust Department. Ms. Martello started the Corporate Trust Department in 1990 and has 35 years of corporate trust experience and over 44 years of banking experience. She joined Amalgamated Bank of Chicago in 1988 as a land trust administrator, but quickly moved over to start the Corporate Trust Department a few years later. Michele was a Team Leader for 13 years prior to being promoted to Department Head in 2023.
Ms. Martello has a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education with Olivet University. She has also completed the requirements to be a Certificated Corporate Trust Specialist from the Institute of Certified Bankers. She has also received a Team Leader Certificate and Trust Services and Operations Certificate from the American Institute of Banking.
Mary C. Murray
Senior Vice President - Institutional Trust Retirement Services
Ms. Murray manages our Custodial Services and Employee Benefit Payment areas of the Bank providing services to our Taft Hartley clients. She serves on the Bank’s Trust and Employee Benefits Committee.
Ms. Murray has been in banking since 1987, serving Government and Public Funds, Corporate, and Taft-Hartley clients. She joined Amalgamated Bank of Chicago in 2007.
Ms. Murray holds an Associate’s Degree in Accounting from University of Illinois at Chicago.