Home Equity Line of Credit
A home equity line of credit, also known as a HELOC, allows you to borrow against your home’s equity. Our variable rate home equity loans are easy, affordable, reusable and offer a variety of financial benefits for homeowners.
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Jim has 27 years of banking experience. He is responsible for all aspects of the bank’s retail lending other than owner-occupied first mortgages. This includes business development, origination, underwriting and servicing. The loan products include home equity lines of credit, auto, boat and RV loans, and unsecured loans. Jim will also be working with small business clients to meet their credit needs as well.
Jim holds a BS in finance from Western Illinois University. He lives in Ladd with his wife Tammy. They have two grown daughters.
Audrey has been with Twin Oaks Savings Bank, now Ottawa Savings Bank, for over ten years. In addition to her duties as Assistant Branch Manager and Teller Supervisor, Audrey provides mortgage lending services at the Marseilles branch. Audrey is a graduate of the Community Banking Association of Illinois Consumer Lending Institute and the Community Bankers School. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Devry University. Audrey is a member of the Career Development Division of the CBAI and the Marseilles Rotary Club. She also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the United Way of Eastern LaSalle County.
Tamara has been with Ottawa Savings Bank since March, 2019, serving as the Assistant Manager of our Morris branch facility. With over 11 years of retail lending experience, Tamara possesses the knowledge and expertise to meet the retail credit needs of our Morris customers. Tamara holds an Associates Degree in Paralegal Services and has been involved in a number of community organizations and events. In her spare time, Tamara enjoys antiquing, crafting and camping.