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Derek Fetzer

Senior Lender


Derek Fetzer is senior vice president and market leader for the North Central Region of Illinois. He has over 20 years of experience in commercial lending, with an emphasis on agribusiness loans. Derek earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois, where he majored in Agri-Finance.

In the community, Derek is a member of the Princeton Rotary Club, Princeton High School FFA Alumni, a board member for the North Central Regional Betterment Coalition, as well as the Bureau County Farm Bureau Foundation. In the past, he has served on the Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce Board, the Chamber Ambassadors Club and the Bureau County Lovejoy Homestead Board.

Derek lives outside of Princeton with his wife, Candice, and their two children, Breanna and Aidan. He enjoys spending time with his family, farming the family land, coaching his kids sports and cheering on his favorite teams that include the University of Illinois, Chicago Bears, Blackhawks and Cubs.