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Clayton (Cal) A. Lebeck clebeck@sbcglobal.

net
406 Ruby St. • Clarendon Hills, IL 60514
Home 630-325-6098 •Cell 630-667-6098

Senior Executive

Asset Management / Business Development / Securities & Commodities / Portfolio Management


Strategic Planning / Regulatory Compliance / Negotiations / Risk Management / P&L / Multi-Site

Senior Executive with significant experience in planning, directing and implementing innovative finance and operational
solutions in order to increase revenue and profitability. Service-driven industries. My expertise includes managing teams,
directing multi-million dollar budgets as well as designing and introducing new products. Key areas of strength include:
• Capitalizing on market opportunities to drive growth initiatives
• Developing high performance teams and managing multi-site properties simultaneously
• Driving down costs, increasing profitability
• Directing improved performance of financial systems, supporting top and bottom line growth
• Building innovative products to meet current and future organizational needs

Colleagues have recognized me for my ability to relate to people at all levels and my loyalty to clients and staff. I am highly
professional, decisive, ambitious and a high achiever who gives 100%.

I have significant business experience as well as excellent organization, negotiation, problem solving and team building
B expertise. I also have managed business restructuring, program enhancements and regulatory statues. I earned my BBA
al from Southern Methodist University.

Selected Accomplishments
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ra • Designed and implemented new product. Burling Bank needed to diversify revenue with non-interest income.
Created new division to expand product offerings. Negotiated contracts for facility expansion, directed marketing
efforts and recruited/trained staff. Grew originations to $150M+ adding $1.47M in profitability.
• Expanded business presence. Parent bank needed to invest excess funds developed through a public offering.
Developed and launched wholesale mortgage operation connecting brokers with wholesalers to develop improved
ROE. Generated $836K in additional profits and 83% ROE for Standard Financial.
• Ensured profitability. Seasonal market fluctuations created strain on capital/personnel resources. Tapped into local
market, securing short-term equipment and staffing resources to meet higher seasonal demands from client base.
Maintained appropriate expense levels, ensuring profitability for Burling Bank.
• Developed and executed divestiture strategy. Increased mortgage rates resulted in decreased loan originations.
Satellite office originating mortgage loans failed to meet ROE expectations. Negotiated sale of operation at a $30K
profit and reduced long term expenses, freeing up liquidity for parent bank.

Professional Experience
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ra President – Burling Bank, 2004 to 2009. $110M community bank. Promoted to control expenses, build loan portfolio and
increase deposit volume. Managed performance of investments and loans. Re-negotiated lease of bank premises at
improved terms. Led staff of 35.
Senior Vice President – Burling Bank, 1999 to 2004. Hired to expand mortgage financial services through a new satellite
operation. Directed acquisition of facility, staffing and equipment. Supervised operations, sales and marketing. Trained and
managed 15 staff.
Senior Vice President – Preferred Mortgage Associates, 1998 to 1999. $2B division of Alliance Bancorp. Directed
division including budgets, P & L, and staffing. Led sales and marketing initiatives. Transitioned mortgage brokerage
group to new mortgage banking division. Managed small staff.
Earlier: Vice President, Standard Financial Mortgage and Mid America Bank; Capital Markets Executive, MGIC. First
Chicago Futures; Balfour Maclaine Futures; Merrill Lynch Futures; Bache Halsey Stuart Shields
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Additional: I enjoy golf, tennis, running and coaching competitive youth soccer.