Daily News: August 2, 2019

O’Neill Joins Heartland Financial as Chief Risk Officer


Tamina O’Neill has been named chief risk officer for Heartland Financial USA.

“Adding Tamina to the Heartland team provides us with an executive who can guide us as we continue to expand and enhance our markets. I am confident in her experience and leadership as we navigate the complexities and constraints of the financial service industry,” commented Bruce Lee, president and CEO of Heartland.

O’Neill recently served as the SVP director of Enterprise Risk Management/Operational Risk for MB Financial Bank. Her career started more than 25 years ago in a leadership development program at LaSalle Bank. Over the course of her impressive career, she has been involved with and/or led teams in government lending, commercial banking compliance, corporate compliance, operational risk and enterprise risk.

O’Neill will oversee the Risk, Compliance and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) departments.