Sponsor: The PrivateBank & Trust Company
Strategy 9: Develop and deploy neighborhood assets to align with regional economic growth
Kenneth Shogren became a Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs Fellow in January of 2013.
Kenny began his professional career in the Commercial Banking Training Program at LaSalle Bank NA. Upon completion of this training and rotational program in 2007, he joined The PrivateBank and Trust Company as an Associate where he was initially responsible for analysis and the underwriting of middle market companies, acquisitions, and corporate financing. Kenny helped this bank grow from $4bln in assets in 2007 to the current level of $13bln. In 2009, Kenny was promoted from an analytical role to a relationship management role in the Architecture, Construction & Engineering Division where he is now responsible for the day-to-day activities of a 15-client portfolio and approximately $100mln in credit commitments.
Kenny graduated with a B.S. in Finance and a B.S. in Accountancy from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. He is currently completing his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University with an anticipated completion date in 2014.