Officers & Directors

Officers & Directors

Operating Group

Chady M. AlAhmar
Chief Executive Officer, Wealth Management
Chady joined Old National Bancorp in 2020 as its Chief Executive Officer, Wealth Management. Most recently, Chady was a Senior Executive of Wealth Management at U.S. Bank. Prior to U.S. Bank, he held strategy, finance and management consulting positions with GMAC (Ally Bank) and ACG in New York.
Todd C. Clark
Chief Executive Officer, Community Banking
Todd C. Clark was promoted to Chief Executive Officer, Community Banking in 2020 having previously served as Executive Vice President-Chief Information & Strategic Innovation Officer since 2017 and as Region CEO since 2015 with responsibilities over the Company's Michigan market. He joined Old National in 2014 through the acquisition of United Bank and Trust where he most recently served as Region President. Mr. Clark worked at United Bank and Trust since 2000, most recently serving as President. He currently serves on the Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley Board of Directors as Treasurer and the Grow Michigan LLC Board of Managers. Mr. Clark has served on the following boards/organizations: The Washtenaw County Economic Development Coordination Committee, the St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Hospital Board of Trustees, the United Way of Washtenaw County Board of Directors, SOS Community Services, the Business Development Committee and CEO Roundtable of Ann Arbor SPARK.
Caroline J. Ellspermann
Chief People Officer
Caroline J. Ellspermann was promoted to Chief People Officer in 2020, having previously served as Chief Talent Management Officer. She was previously President and CEO of Wealth Management at Old National. Caroline joined Old National in 2001 as Manager of the Corporate Private Client Group.
Scott J. Evernham
Chief Risk Officer
Scott J. Evernham was promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of Old National Bancorp in 2019. He has been with Old National since 2003 and most recently served as Executive Vice President of Old National Wealth Management and previously as Senior Vice President, Assistant General Counsel. Mr. Evernham serves on the Boards of the United Way of Southwestern Indiana, the EVSC Foundation and St. Vincent-Ascension Evansville Foundation. He is chair of the Executive Board of TOUCH, Inc. and started Robin’s Nest Charitable Fund, both non-profit organizations that provide support to cancer patients and their families.
Brendon B. Falconer
Chief Financial Officer
Brendon B. Falconer was promoted to Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2019. Prior to this, he served as Treasurer, oversaw the Company's FDIC-assisted acquisition of Evansville-based Integra Bank, served as Director of Credit Operations and Director of Management Reporting. Prior to joining Old National in 2009, Mr. Falconer served as Controller of the Commercial Banking Division of Irwin Union Bank. Mr. Falconer serves on Ivy Tech's Board of Trustees in Evansville.
Dennis P. Heishman
Chief Executive Officer, Commercial Banking
Dennis P. Heishman was appointed Chief Executive Officer, Commercial Banking in 2020 having previously served as Region CEO of Old National Bank since 2006. Heishman joined Old National as President of its Louisville region in late 2003. Prior to joining Old National, Heishman had served for 20 years at Bank One Corporation, most recently as President and CEO of Bank One's Kentucky region. Mr. Heishman has served as a member of the board of directors of Greater Louisville Fund for the Arts, Greater Louisville, Inc. (the Metro Chamber of Commerce), Indiana University Southeast, Junior Achievement, Louisville Downtown Development Corp., Louisville Housing Partnership, Louisville Metro Police Foundation, Louisville Science Center, Metro United Way, One Southern Indiana, University of Louisville CEO Council, and University of Louisville Athletic Association.
Paul S. Kilroy
Chief Information Officer
Paul S. Kilroy joined Old National Bancorp as its Chief Information Officer in 2020. Paul brings a wide array of IT expertise and leadership experience to his role, most recently serving as Segment CIO of Enterprise Shared Services at a super regional financial institution.
Joan M. Kissel
Chief Auditing & Ethics Officer
In 2017, Joan M. Kissel was named Executive Vice President, Chief Auditing and Ethics Officer of Old National Bancorp. A Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant, Kissel joined Old National in 2005 as Assistant Controller and was promoted to Corporate Controller a year later. She is a graduate of Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. She serves on the Board of Trustees for the Vanderburgh Community Foundation.
Jeffrey L. Knight
Chief Legal Counsel
Jeffrey L. Knight is Executive Vice President and the Chief Legal Counsel for Old National Bancorp. Knight previously served as Corporate Secretary and General Counsel. He joined Old National in September 1993 as General Counsel. Mr. Knight is a member of the American Society of Corporate Secretaries, the Association of Corporate Counsel and the Indiana State and Evansville Bar Associations. He serves as a board member and Chairman of the Welborn Baptist Foundation, a board member of the Indiana Legal Foundation, a member of the Indiana Business Law Survey Commission, and he serves as a member of the Board of Visitors for the University of Evansville. He also serves as a board member of the Government Affairs Committee of the Indiana Bankers Association and is a board member of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and Indiana Chamber Political Action Committee.
Daryl D. Moore
Chief Credit Executive
Daryl D. Moore is Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Executive of Old National Bancorp. He was previously Executive Vice President since 2001, Senior Vice President from 1996 to 2001, Vice President from 1995 to 1996 and Chief Credit Officer. He also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer of Merchants National Bank (Terre Haute) from 1993 to 1995. Mr. Moore holds the Credit Risk Certification designation from the Risk Managment Association. Mr. Moore is a past member of the banking industry’s Risk Management Association’s (RMA) National Credit and Risk Management Council, a past member of RMA’s National Consumer Risk Management Committee and has been published in the Risk Management Association’s Banking Journal. He has also been active in the communities in which he has lived, serving on the boards of Rotary, the Rehabilitation Center, Ronald McDonald House Charities and others.
James C. Ryan III
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
James C. Ryan III is Chief Executive Officer for Old National Bancorp and was appointed to its Board of Directors on May 2, 2019. Previously, Mr. Ryan served as Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for Old National Bancorp and Director of Corporate Development and Mortgage Banking. He also served as Integration Executive for our Northern Region, as well as holding the positions of Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer for Old National Bancorp. Mr. Ryan is currently the Chairman of the Economic Development Coalition of Southwest Indiana, Vice Chairman of the Evansville Regional Business Committee, and Secretary and Treasurer of the Southwest Indiana Regional Development Authority. Mr. Ryan is also a member of the Board of Directors for Deaconess Hospital, Inc. and Deaconess Health Systems, Inc., member of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, Inc., advisory board member for the Old National Bank Center for Closely Held Business, and advisory board member of the University of Evansville’s Schroeder Family School of Business Administration.
James A. Sandgren
President and Chief Operating Officer
James A. Sandgren was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer in 2016. He has been with Old National Bank since 1992 and most recently served as Southern Region CEO. He holds the Credit Risk Certification from the Risk Management Association. Mr. Sandgren is currently a board member for the YMCA of Southwestern Indiana (Past President), University of Southern Indiana Foundation, Southwest Indiana Chamber, St. Vincent Evansville(Chair), and Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center where he served as board president and the chair of their “Ensure the Future” capital campaign.
Kathy A. Schoettlin
Chief Brand & Culture Officer
Kathy A. Schoettlin was appointed Chief Brand & Culture Officer in 2020, having previously served as Chief Cultural Officer. Schoettlin was previously Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for Old National Bancorp. Before coming to Old National in 2005, Schoettlin served for 15 years as Public Relations Director at the Southwestern Indiana Chapter of the American Red Cross. She is the 2010 recipient of the ATHENA Award. Ms. Schoettlin is currently serving as President of the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of Southwestern Indiana and serving as a board member for the Southwestern Indiana Mental Health Center, Public Education Foundation, and Indiana Youth Institute. She is a member of the leadership team for the Healthy Communities Partnership Committee and Tomorrow’s Workforce for Mater Dei and Memorial High Schools. In addition, she co-chairs the Business Diversity & Inclusion Roundtable, serves on the United Way Marketing Campaign Committee, the Athena Committee and the Indiana Youth Institute Fund Development Committee.
Kendra L. Vanzo
Chief Administrative Officer
Kendra L. Vanzo is appointed Chief Administrative Officer in 2020, having previously served as Executive Vice President - Chief People Officer. Vanzo was previously Senior Vice President - Chief Human Resources Officer. She has been with Old National since 1994. Ms. Vanzo earned the Senior Professional Human Resources certification. She is a past board president of the Arts Council of Southwest Indiana, and past board vice-president for Tales & Scales. Currently, she serves as a board member of ECHO Community Healthcare and board member of Downtown Evansville Economic Improvement District. She is a past board member of Southwestern Healthcare. She is also a volunteer for United Way and has been a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Board of Directors

Alan W. Braun
Alan W. Braun has been a Director since 1988 and is an independent director of the company. He is Chairman Emeritus of Industrial Contractors Skanska, an Evansville-based construction company, where he has had a 40+ year career as a construction company executive.
Andrew E. Goebel
Andrew E. Goebel has been a Director of the company since 2000. He is an independent director of the company and is an 'Audit Committee Financial Expert' as defined by the SEC. Mr. Goebel retired as President and COO of Vectren Corporation, an energy holding company, following a 34-year career in the energy industry. He is currently a financial and management consultant.
Jerome F. Henry Jr.
Jerome F. Henry Jr was appointed to the Old National Bancorp Board of Directors in June 2014 and is an independent director of the company. He is the Owner/President of Midwest Pipe & Steel. Mr. Henry is also President of Paragon Tube Corporation as well as Hartzell Realty Corporation. Mr. Henry is a life-long entrepreneur with ownership interest in numerous business enterprises including start-ups and recent turnarounds.
Ryan C. Kitchell
Ryan C. Kitchell was appointed to the Old National Bancorp Board of Directors in January 2018 and is an independent director of the company. He is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Indiana University Health where he previously served as Chief Financial Officer since 2012. Mr. Kitchell is deemed to be a 'Financial Expert' as defined by rules set forth by the SEC. He serves on several boards, including the Indiana Sports Corporation, Boy Scouts of America Crossroads Council, the Indiana Motorsports Commission, the Indiana State Chamber of Commerce and the 2021 NBA All-Star Game Board of Directors.
Phelps L. Lambert
Phelps L. Lambert has been a Director since 1990 and is an independent director of the company. He is a Managing Partner with Lambert and Lambert, an investment company. Mr. Lambert served as CEO of Farmers Bank & Trust Company in Henderson, Kentucky from 1978 to 1992.
James C. Ryan III
Chairman
James C. Ryan III is Chief Executive Officer for Old National Bancorp and was appointed to its Board of Directors on May 2, 2019. Previously, Mr. Ryan served as Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for Old National Bancorp and Director of Corporate Development and Mortgage Banking. He also served as Integration Executive for our Northern Region, as well as holding the positions of Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer for Old National Bancorp. Mr. Ryan is currently the Chairman of the Economic Development Coalition of Southwest Indiana, Vice Chairman of the Evansville Regional Business Committee, and Secretary and Treasurer of the Southwest Indiana Regional Development Authority. Mr. Ryan is also a member of the Board of Directors for Deaconess Hospital, Inc. and Deaconess Health Systems, Inc., member of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership, Inc., advisory board member for the Old National Bank Center for Closely Held Business, and advisory board member of the University of Evansville’s Schroeder Family School of Business Administration.
Thomas E. Salmon
Thomas E. Salmon was appointed to the Old National Bancorp Board of Directors in January 2018 and is an independent director of the company. He is Chairman and CEO of Berry Global, Inc. where he was appointed to the Board of Directors in February 2017. Mr. Salmon previously served as Berry Global's President and Chief Operating Officer since 2016. He serves on several boards, including the Evansville Regional Business Committee, Golf Gives Back and Signature School.
Randall T. Shepard
Randall T. Shepard was appointed to the Old National Bancorp Board of Directors in July 2012 and is an independent director of the company. Mr. Shepard retired in March 2012 after serving on the Indiana Supreme Court for 27 years.
Rebecca S. Skillman
Lead Director
Rebecca S. Skillman was appointed Lead Director of Old National Bancorp in 2016 and has served as an independent director of the company since June of 2013. Ms. Skillman serves as President/CEO of Radius Indiana, an economic development company for South Central Indiana. Prior to that Ms. Skillman served as Lt. Governor of the State of Indiana for eight years.
Derrick J. Stewart
Derrick J. Stewart was appointed to the Old National Bancorp Board of Directors in June 2015 and is an independent director of the company. He serves as the President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis and previously served as the CEO of the YMCA of Southwestern Indiana since 2009. Mr. Stewart is a member of the USA National Board of Directors of the YMCA, Treasurer of the Evansville Sport Corporation Board of Directors, a member of the Ivy Tech Community College Board and a member of the Evansville Christian School Board.
Katherine E. White
Katherine E. White was appointed to the Old National Bancorp Board of Directors in 2015 and is an independent director of the company. Ms. White is a Professor of Law at Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, Michigan, a Brigadier General in the U.S. Army National Guard currently serving as the Deputy Commander of the 46 Military Police Command in Lansing, MI and a Regent with the University of Michigan Board of Regents.
Linda E. White
Linda E. White was appointed to the Old National Bancorp Board of Directors in 2008 and is an independent director of the company. She previously had served on the Community Board of Old National Bank's Southern Region, located in Evansville, Indiana. Ms. White is President Emerita for Deaconess Health System, Inc. and Executive Director of the Deaconess Foundation. She previously served as President and CEO of Deaconess Health System and has served as an administrator at Deaconess since 1985.