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Courtney Loacker is a Senior Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager for the Greater Chicagoland market in Commercial Banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. In this capacity, her responsibilities include leading a team of specialists focused on understanding each client’s unique needs to deliver strategic financial guidance and solutions. Courtney’s mission is to help local companies thrive by achieving their business goals, no matter how simple or how complex.

Bringing 17 years of experience, Courtney joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch in 2004.  She has also served as Associated Client Manager and Strategic Account Executive. Throughout her banking career, Courtney has served privately held companies and Nonprofit Organizations throughout Chicagoland.


To help create a more sustainable future for the companies and communities she serves, Courtney volunteers with several nonprofit organizations focused on ending hunger and homelessness, most recently with Feeding America and local food banks. She also serves as a mentor for teammates across Bank of America Merrill Lynch as a member and leader in LEAD and the Global Ambassador programs.


Originally from Lake Forest, IL Courtney graduated with a degree in Business Administration from Marquette University.  She resides in Lake Forest, IL.


    • General industries
    • Transportation
    • Not-for-profit

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