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Meet our Team of Professionals

Kathleen Lamonica Krochock, JD Vice President - Trust Officer
Ann M. Neumann, JD Vice President - Trust Officer
Susan Fallon Vice President - Trust Officer
Patricia A. Markley Trust Operations Officer
Melissa Morris Trust Administrative Assistant
Courtney Mueting Trust Administrative Assistant
Teresa Carlton Trust Administrative Assistant
Nancy Rice Trust Administrative Assistant
Maritza Gonzalez Trust Administrative Assistant
Amy Thorpe Trust Administrative Assistant

 

Team Profiles

Kathleen Lamonica Krochock, JD

Vice President - Trust Officer

(630) 444-2939

kkrochock@ambankqc.com

 

Kathleen Lamonica Krochock, JD, is Vice President and Trust Officer for American Bank and Trust Company, N.A. in St. Charles, Illinois. Kathy is responsible for the administration of trusts, estates, guardianships, IRAs and investment agency relationships.  She has been advising clients and their families in Chicago and the collar counties in financial, retirement and estate planning matters since 1984. She formerly served as a senior fiduciary administrator for First Chicago, Merrill Lynch Trust Company and the Trust Company of Illinois.  Kathy has also served as an expert witness in civil matters regarding fiduciary responsibilities.  She is a graduate of Bradley University with a B.S. in accounting and The John Marshall Law School with a Juris Doctorate.  Kathy is an active member of the Kane and DuPage County and Illinois Bar Associations, and several local Estate Planning Councils.

 


 

 

Ann M. Neumann, JD

Vice President – Trust Officer

(309)732-5045

aneumann@ambankqc.com

 

Ann M. Neumann, JD, serves as Vice President and Trust Officer for American Bank and Trust Company, N.A.  She is responsible for the administration of trusts, estates, guardianships, IRAs and investment agency relationships.  Ann has been advising clients and their families in the Quad Cities with financial, retirement and estate planning matters since 1997.  She spent several years in the private practice of law advising clients on estate planning, long term care planning and real estate.  Ann then served as a financial advisor with Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc. where she obtained her Series 7 investment license and was responsible for the investment and portfolio management of individual clients.  Ann is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana with a B.A. in Political Science and Valparaiso University with a Juris Doctorate.  Ann serves as President of Northside Elementary School PTA and as a Trustee at Grace United Methodist Church in Geneseo, IL.  Ann has served as Vice President and Financial Officer for the Junior League of the Quad Cities, and was named Member of the Year in 2004.

 


 

 

Susan Fallon

Vice President – Trust Officer

(630) 444-2944

sfallon@ambankqc.com

 

Susan M. Fallon is Vice President and Trust Officer for American Bank and Trust Company, N.A. in the St. Charles, Illinois office. Susan concentrates on the administration of traditional trusts, estates, guardianships, and special needs. She began her legal career advising clients in elder law matters, which included long term care planning, estate planning, and Medicaid planning. Prior to joining American Bank and Trust, Susan was in private practice, focusing on real estate, estate planning, and probate administration. More recently she served as a trust administrator with The National Bank & Trust of Sycamore. She is a graduate of Roosevelt University with a B.A. in English and The John Marshall Law School with a Juris Doctorate. She formerly served as an arbitration judge in Kane County along with serving on the Delnor Hospital Foundation Board in Geneva, Illinois. Susan is an active member of the Kane County Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, and Fox Valley Estate Planning Council.

 


 

Patricia A. Markley

Trust Operations Officer

(630) 444-2916

pmarkley@ambankqc.com

 

Patricia Markley is the Trust Operations Officer, bringing over 25 years of experience in financial service operations and support to the role. She believes that learning is a life-long process and she likes to explore ways to improve business processes. Pat earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Northern Illinois University, and has added study in information systems, trust, and banking during her career. Additionally, she has earned a Master Certificate in Business Process Management from University of San Francisco and a Six Sigma Green Belt from Aveta Business Institute.

 


 

Melissa Morris

Trust Administrative Assistant

(309) 732-5031

mmorris@ambankqc.com

 

Melissa is a Trust Administrative Assistant at American Bank and Trust. Melissa is a graduate of Black Hawk College and has taken additional courses at Illinois State University. She has almost 10 years of experience in both business and banking administration. Melissa is involved in Grow Ministries and her family church.

 


 

Courtney Mueting

Trust Administrative Assistant

(309) 732-5358

cmueting@ambankqc.com

 

Courtney is a Trust Administrative Assistant at American Bank and Trust. She previously worked at Port Byron State Bank and has three years of banking experience. She attended Black Hawk College. She has volunteered for the Quad Cities Marathon, Hennepin Hustle and at her local church.

 


 

Teresa Carlton

Trust Administrative Assistant

(309) 732-5046

tcarlton@ambankqc.com

 

Teresa Carlton is a Trust Administrative Assistant at American Bank & Trust. Teresa has been in banking since May of 1987. She has been with American Bank & Trust since May of 2010; serving clients in the Retail, Commercial and currently in the Trust and Investment Department. Teresa loves to participate in running events throughout the community; some favorites include the St. Patrick’s Day race, the Quad City Marathon relay event, the Cocoa Beano and the Turkey Trot. The event she is most passionate about and has participated in for many years is the Race for the Cure. Additionally, Teresa is very active with her church, The Life Church in East Moline. She enjoys helping the less fortunate in the community, providing clothing and nutrition support.

 


 

 

Nancy Rice

Trust Administrative Assistant

(630) 444-8005

nrice@ambankqc.com

 

Nancy Rice is a Trust Administrative Assistant and focuses on estate, guardianship and trust administration.  For the past 28 years, she has been a Legal Assistant to transactional attorneys in the areas of estate planning, probate, corporate law and real estate.  Nancy’s specific duties have included administration of decedent’s estates, guardianships and trusts, document preparation, accounting and fiduciary tax processing.  She has worked extensively with both individual and corporate fiduciaries.

 


 

Maritza Gonzalez

Trust Administrative Assistant

(630) 444-2938

mgonzalez@ambankqc.com

 

Maritza Gonzalez is a Trust Administrative Assistant, and works with both administration and operations in the trust department.  Maritza is a graduate of Northern Illinois University with a B.A. in Political Science and emphasis in Public Administration and Economics.  She has previous experience with State Bank of Illinois and Prairie State Legal Services.

 


 

Amy Thorpe

Trust Administrative Assistant

(309) 732-5315

athorpe@ambankqc.com

 

Amy Thorpe is a Trust Administrative Assistant at American Bank and Trust.  Amy has attended Blackhawk College and has more than ten years of banking and processing experience.  She previously worked for BankORION.  She serves on committees for the Make-A-Wish and Walk for Wishes, and is an active volunteer for Make-A-Wish, Junior Achievement, Big Brothers/ Big Sisters.