Illinois Bank & Trust announced earlier this week that Stacy Gullikson, a Mortgage Loan Officer at the bank’s State Street Banking Center, has been elected to the Board of Directors at HomeStart – a nonprofit organization that connects families to beneficial, affordable housing resources and leads community-based solutions to local challenges.
“I’m incredibly thankful for this opportunity to be part of housing and community revitalization in northern Illinois,” said Gullikson. “This organization provides invaluable resources for anyone who is looking into buying a home or needs help keeping their current home.”
“Stacy’s expertise in the area will make a tremendous, positive impact on anyone who is seeking HomeStart’s services,” said Steve Ward, President and CEO of Illinois Bank & Trust.
Gullikson began her career as a Mortgage Loan Officer at Illinois Bank & Trust in 2011. The Rockford native graduated from Guilford High School, received her Associate of Arts degree from Rock Valley College and an Associate in Paralegal Studies from Rockford Career College.
HomeStart is a chartered member of NeighborWorks America, a national network of over 200 community based nonprofit organizations.
HomeStart helps residents of Northern Illinois find solutions to their housing goals by providing education, counseling and advising services on a wide range of housing issues such
as down payment assistance and foreclosure prevention.
For more information about HomeStart visit their website at nwhomestart.org.