Vice President, Mortgage Banking Leader
NMLS# 299280Division: Mortgage Banking Phone: (815) 713-2205 Contact MeApply Now
As Vice President of Mortgage Banking, Amy Bruscato leads Northwest Bank’s Mortgage Team to ensure Customers receive the best possible experience. Amy works with our Customers on home purchases, home refinancing, and home improvements. She also ensures the bank’s Team has the necessary resources to serve Customers, while supporting other divisions within Northwest Bank.
Amy is a graduate of Boylan High School and attended Loras College where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Joe, and their blended family of four. On weekends, she likes to travel to Galena, Illinois or attend a Cubs game in Chicago.
Business Development Mortgage Specialist
NMLS# 509210Division: Mortgage Banking Phone: (815) 986-4932 Contact MeApply Now
I started in Banking in 1977 and moved into the mortgage side of it in 1987. I was born and raised in Rockford. I have two grown boys both are in the Banking industry. My oldest, Jordan, is the Chief Risk Officer for Old Second Bank in Aurora. My youngest, Corey, is in the mortgage area at Blackhawk Bank. I love spending time with my family and as much time as possible with my new grandson, Quin. In my spare time outside of family, I enjoy running, photography, art and working out. I love building deep relationships with my clients and my new role with Northwest Bank will allow me to assist in Business Development with the Commercial and Retail departments as well as originate mortgages.
Mortgage Loan Originator
NMLS# 1773080Division: Mortgage Banking Phone: (815) 713-2213 Contact MeApply Now
Kelsey Thruman joined the Northwest Bank Mortgage Team in February 2018. She has had numerous positions in the mortgage industry in the last five years, this includes Compliance, Processing, Loan Assistant, and now Mortgage Loan Originator. Kelsey’s primary responsibility is helping customers navigate through their financing options that will best suit their financial needs. She is the younger of two siblings. Kelsey likes to spend her free time with her family, friends, and dog. She takes a lot of pride in her three nephews and loves cheering them on in their sporting events.
Mortgage Loan Originator
NMLS# 474203Division: Mortgage Banking Phone: (815) 312-5610 Contact MeApply Now
Nick Hendon has been with Northwest Bank since August 2012. He was previously a CSR Leader and Personal Banker before moving into the Mortgage department as a Sales Associate in December 2019. Nick’s primary responsibility now as a Loan Originator is helping customers navigate through their financing options that will best suit their financial needs. He works with customers on home purchases, refinances, and home improvements. Nick is a native of Rockford. He lives here with his wife and three children. In Nick’s spare time, you can find him going to concerts, watching sports, and coaching basketball.