Patrick DeCraene serves as the Executive Vice President of GreatBanc’s ESOP Business Division. He oversees business development activities for custom engagements related to Employee Stock Ownership Plans and other fiduciary trusteeships.

Mr. DeCraene joined GreatBanc Trust Company in 2001. Prior to joining GreatBanc, he held positions with major national banking and consulting firms where he developed expertise in the design and operation of large, complex retirement plans. He has extensive experience in the setup and administration of qualified and non-qualified plans, including ESOPs, defined benefit, 401(k), profit sharing and 403(b) plans.

Mr. DeCraene earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) in mathematics from Illinois Benedictine College. He is a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®). Mr. DeCraene is member of The ESOP Association (TEA) and the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO).