Co-Founder & Managing Principal
John Eggemeyer is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Castle Creek Capital LLC and Castle Creek Financial LLC. Prior to founding Castle Creek, Mr. Eggemeyer spent nearly 20 years as a senior executive with some of the largest banking organizations in the United States including The First National Bank of Chicago, Norwest Bancorporation, Chemical Bank, Drexel Burnham Lambert, Inc and Mabon Securities Corp. During this time he developed managerial expertise in commercial lending, problem asset resolution, finance, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, trusts and asset liability management. Mr. Eggemeyer is currently a director of TCF Financial Corporation and American Financial Realty Trust. He serves as Chairman of the Board of First Community Bancorp, and in addition, Mr. Eggemeyer is the Chairman of the Board of Centennial Bank Holdings, Inc. and White River Capital, Inc. In 2006, he was named Community Banker of the Year by American Banker. Mr. Eggemeyer holds a B.S. degree from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.