Michael W. Jamieson joined First Midwest Bank as EVP and director of Commercial Banking. In this role, Jamieson will oversee all of the bank’s commercial banking divisions, including middle market, business banking, commercial real estate, specialty banking, equipment leasing and treasury management. He has been appointed to the bank’s Executive Management Committee and reports directly to Mark G. Sander, First Midwest Bank’s president and chief operating officer.

“We are extremely pleased to add an executive with Mike’s background and proven record of achievement to our executive leadership team,” said Mark G. Sander. “He has been highly successful in managing commercial banking units and establishing new client relationships. Our corporate banking platform has grown significantly over the past several years, and Mike has the experience and drive to continue and enhance this growth. I look forward to working with Mike to further build and expand our deep client relationships.”

Jamieson’s banking career spans more than 30 years. Prior to joining First Midwest Bank, Jamieson served as senior vice president and market executive in the central region at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, based in Chicago, where he was responsible for the Upper Midwest as well as various specialty groups. Previously, he served as group senior vice president at LaSalle Bank, holding management positions across a number of regional and specialty commercial banking groups.