Your Frontenac Bank Team

Board of Directors

Frontenac Bank Board Of Directors

Left to Right: Wayne Baker, John Hammond, Robert Roberson, Kelley Barbee, Paul Puricelli, J. Michael Hannegan
Not Pictured: Michael Prost, Donn Sorensen, David Wright, Mike Kelly

Robert Roberson

Robert Roberson
Chairman of the Board
President and Chief Executive Officer

Robert Roberson has more than 25 years of experience in corporate management and has provided the leadership to grow Frontenac Bank during the last decade. Prior to leading Frontenac Bancshares, Inc., Mr. Roberson was the Chief Financial Officer of a perennial Illinois top performing large bank holding company. As president of Robert D. Roberson, P.C., a professional CPA corporation, he served a wide range of clients with a strong emphasis on closely-held businesses.

John McConkey

John McConkey
Chief Deposit Officer

John McConkey is responsible for retail deposits and operations. With 19 years of experience in retail banking and with a heavy emphasis and expertise in deposit generation, customer relationship building, product development and sales, Mr. McConkey brings an extensive background in building and servicing major deposit relationships which make him an asset to the organization.

Dan Sheffield

Dan Sheffield
Chief Financial Officer

Dan Sheffield is responsible for financial reporting, budgeting, treasury management, investments, audits, asset liability management, information technology and accounting. With fifteen years of CFO experience with a heavy emphasis in commercial, SBA and consumer financing, Dan's knowledge has been instrumental in the start-up of the SBA lending program at Frontenac Bank.

Jeff Gilbert

Jeff Gilbert
Regional President, St. Charles

Jeff Gilbert has 15 years of experience with a heavy emphasis in commercial and real estate lending. He is responsible for the bank's day-to-day operations in St. Charles County. Due to his experience in credit risk, Jeff was given the additional role of Cheif Credit Officer in in 2014; in this role he is responsible for the company-wide credit approval operation. 

Lansden McCandless

Lansden "Sandy" McCandless
Senior Vice President and St. Louis Market President

Sandy McCandless is an experienced financial lending professional with strong managerial and analytical skills in all areas of banking. He has an extensive background in commercial lending, leasing, treasury, new business development and leadership. In his 30-plus years in the banking industry, Sandy has gained a wealth of experience at community banks as well as large banks with a national presence. 

Mary Ems

Mary Ems
Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending

Mary Ems joined Frontenac Bank in 2007 bringing 21 years of banking experience with her. Ms. Ems specializes in business lending.

Edwin Schmid

Edwin Schmid
Vice President, Commercial Lending

Edwin Schmid joined Frontenac Bank in 2012 bringing 31 years of banking experience with him. Mr. Schmid specializes in business lending and investment real estate lending.

Dennis Vitt

Dennis Vitt
Vice President, Commercial Lending

Dennis Vitt joined Frontenac Bank in 2012 bringing 13 years of banking experience with him. Mr. Vitt specializes in commercial lending and SBA loans.

Scott Fann

Scott Fann
Assistant Vice President, Commercial Lending

Scott Fann joined Frontenac Bank in 2013 bringing 10 years of banking experience with him. Mr. Fann specializes in commercial lending with a focus on small to medium sized local businesses.

Maureen Nelson

Maureen Nelson
Senior Vice President, Branch Manager

Maureen Nelson joined Frontenac Bank in 1999 bringing 21 years of banking experience with her. Mrs. Nelson specializes in mortgage lending and managing the Frontenac branch.

Diana Jansen

Diana Jansen
Vice President, Branch Manager

Diana Jansen joined Frontenac Bank in 2011 bringing 27 years in the financial industry with her. Ms. Jansen specializes in insurance sales and managing the St. Charles branch.

Kirk Hutchison

Kirk Hutchison
Vice President, Branch Manager

Kirk Hutchison joined Frontenac Bank in 2008 bringing 21 years of banking experience with him. Mr. Hutchison specializes in licensed insurance sales and managing the Kirkwood branch.

Katrina Russell

Katrina Russell
Vice President, Branch Manager

Katrina Russell joined Frontenac Bank in 1999 bringing with her 9 years in the banking industry. Ms. Russell specializes in building client relationships and managing the Earth city branch.