Patrick De Craene currently serves as Senior Vice President in the Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP) Client Services group. He manages business development for custom engagements related to ESOPs and other fiduciary trusteeships.

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

Mr. De Craene earned a bachelor of science in mathematics from Illinois Benedictine College. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner or CFP® practitioner.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®andCERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and federally registered CFP (with flame design) in the
U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete the CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.