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Bank Leadership

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 in History from Northwestern University.

 

James T. Landenberger, President and General Counsel 

James T. Landenberger is President and General Counsel of Amalgamated Bank of Chicago, providing legal counsel to the Bank and its officers. He also acts as Corporate Secretary to the Boards of the Bank and its Holding Company.

In his role, Mr. Landenberger manages the provision of legal services to and on behalf of the Bank and Board of Directors and oversees the Compliance and Corporate Trust functions. 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 began his career at Amalgamated Bank of Chicago in 1992. Prior to that, he worked for Mayer Brown.

Mr. Landenberger received a Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School.

Mr. Landenberger has served as President of the Bank since 2020.

 

Richard J. Wojtecki, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer

Rich Wojtecki is Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of Amalgamated Bank of Chicago.

Mr. Wojtecki is responsible for oversight of the Bank's commercial and retail loan areas and 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. Wojtecki has been in banking for 43 years and joined Amalgamated Bank of Chicago in 2006. Mr. Wojtecki has served as Chief Credit Officer for the Bank since 2014.

Mr. Wojtecki received a Bachelor of Science from DePaul University and serves on the faculty of the American Bankers Association Stonier Graduate School of Banking.

 

Nicholas D. Weaver, Executive Vice President - Operations

Nicholas (Nick) Weaver is Executive Vice President and Head of Bank Operations of Amalgamated Bank of Chicago.

Mr. Weaver is responsible for oversight of several of the Bank’s business units, including but not limited to Cash/Treasury Management, Deposit Servicing, Facilities/Procurement, Payments, Retail Banking & Branch, as well as Trust Operations. He serves as a member of the Asset & Liability, Compliance, Employee Benefit, Information Technology, Investments, and Trust Committees.

Mr. Weaver joined Amalgamated Bank of Chicago in 2017, where he has served as Head of Operations since that time. Prior to joining Amalgamated, he spent 17 years at MB Financial Bank, formerly headquartered in the Chicagoland area.

Mr. Weaver received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Eastern Illinois University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Dominican University (formerly Rosary College).

Kevin Bogac, 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.

 

Joseph F. Kehoe, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Joseph F. Kehoe is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Amalgamated Bank of Chicago.

Mr. Kehoe 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. Kehoe has been in banking for 34 years and joined Amalgamated Bank of Chicago in 2019.

Mr. Kehoe is a Certified Public Accountant and received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Loyola University of Chicago and a Master of Accounting Science from Northern Illinois 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 investment portfolio of Amalgamated Bank of Chicago, and is also responsible for the management of 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.

 

Christine Linde Miller, Senior Vice President – Corporate Trust

Christine Linde Miller is Senior Vice President and Corporate Trust Department Manager of Amalgamated Bank of Chicago.

Ms. Miller is responsible for managing the administration and operations of the Bank’s municipal trust and escrow account relationships. She serves on the Bank’s Trust Committee.

Ms. Miller has over 30 years of trust banking experience; the last 24 of them spent at Amalgamated Bank of Chicago. Ms. Miller received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Carroll College and a Masters in Business Administration from DePaul University.

 

Mary C. Murray, Senior Vice President -Institutional Trust Retirement Services

Mary Murray is Senior Vice President of the Bank’s 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.