Kjersti Cory currently serves as Senior Vice President in the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Client Services group, focusing on managing client relationships and ESOP transactions.

Ms. Cory joined GreatBanc Trust Company in 2016. Prior to joining GreatBanc, Ms. Cory opened the Illinois office of Bankers Trust Company ESOP Services. She has worked with employee-owned companies since the 1990s, providing trustee and ESOP transactional services to clients throughout the country. Ms. Cory’s experience includes the implementation of new ESOPs, second-stage ESOP transactions, redemption and sales transactions, mergers and acquisitions, as well as refinancing, restructuring, bankruptcy and liquidation transactions.

Ms. Cory earned a bachelor of science in business administration, with an emphasis on finance, from the University of Missouri, and a master of business administration from Quincy University. She is a member of the ESOP Association and its Administration Advisory Committee. Ms. Cory is also a member of the National Center for Employee Ownership and the Ohio Employee Ownership Center at Kent State University