Ashley KirchnerVice President - ESOP Finance Group
About Ashley Kirchner
Year Joined First Midwest
Joined First Midwest Bank in 2019
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Lakeview Pantry Young Leaders Board Member
Ashley brings years of experience as a commercial lender focused on working with owners and management teams of closely held businesses in developing financing solutions to support ownership transitions, particularly through the use of ESOPs. Post-transition, she values working with clients in the ongoing alignment of their evolving capital needs as employee-owned companies with their strategic and operating needs. She also serves as an educational resource to clients throughout the Bank on the use of ESOPs in ownership transitions.
Ashley earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is a member of The ESOP Association, National Center for Employee Ownership, and the Ohio Employee Ownership Center.
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