Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Each member of the Board of Directors for Wintrust Investments, The Chicago Trust Company, Great Lakes Advisors, and Chicago Deferred Exchange Company brings meaningful skills and experience to the table. Collectively, they have a diverse perspective on leadership, business, and philanthropy. Moreover, they all have strong ties to the communities we serve, which will help us further strengthen our position as Chicago's wealth manager.

Dave Dykstra Board Member:

Dave Dykstra

Board Member:

Chicago Deferred Exchange Company

Dave Dykstra joined Wintrust in 1995 and currently serves as the company’s vice chairman and chief operating officer, a position he assumed in 2020. In his role, Dave provides leadership to core critical operational functions, capital planning, acquisitions, investor relations, and other strategic initiatives. He previously held the title of senior executive vice president, chief operating officer for 18 years, and prior to that, served as chief financial officer. 

Before joining Wintrust, Dave worked for River Forest Bancorp, Inc. for five years, most recently as senior vice president and chief financial officer, and KPMG LLP for seven years, most recently as audit manager in the banking practice.

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