Belvidere Banker to Head Illinois Finance Authority

A press release from Governor Bruce Rauner:

Governor Announces Appointment

SPRINGFIELD — Governor Bruce Rauner has appointed Rob Funderburg to lead the Illinois Finance Authority.

Funderburg’s background in business and as an entrepreneur makes him supremely qualified for the position.

Currently, Funderburg is the Chairman of Alpine Bank and Trust, the Chairman of Alpine Bancorporation, Inc., and President and Treasurer of both Funderburg Farms, Inc. and K-B Farms, Inc. He has worked in several different industries including financial services, real estate development, and agribusiness.

Funderburg is deeply invested in his community, serving on numerous boards including the YMCA of Rock River Valley, the Rockford Art Museum, the Keith Country Day School, the Belvidere Community School District #100 Foundation for Excellence in Education, the Rockford Symphony Orchestra Foundation, and the Rockford Park District Foundation. Funderburg was also named Citizen of the Year by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce in 2009.

Funderburg is a graduate of Denison University, with a bachelor’s degree in economics.

The Fairview sign blew down.

The Fairview sign blew down.

He lives in Belvidere.

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And, in case you would like to help the devastated people in Fairdale, Funderburg’s bank is the place to send a check:

Fairdale Relief Fund
C/O Alpine Bank
P.O. Box 6086
Rockford, IL 61125-1086

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