Walter Grady President of Seaway Bank retires after 30 years of service on July 31. Mrs. Veranda Dickens is the Chair of the Board making her the solo woman in Chicago and one of few women in the nation to Chair a bank. She is Chicago’s prettiest banker.
Darrell Jackson joins Seaway as President and Chief Executive Officer effective August 1. He brings more than 30 years of banking to the position. He has served as executive Vice President and President of Wealth Management Group at Northern Trust. He was the creator of Northern’s DreamMaker’s Form which introduced top African American entrepreneurs to leading national financiers. Seaway Bank is Chicago’s largest African-American owned bank and the third largest in the U.S. Seaway employs 300 with more than $540 million in assets.