Focusing on Being Premier

Mark A. Scheffers
Mark A. Scheffers

Grand Ridge National Bank
Grand Ridge, Ill.
ROAA in 2015: 1.86 percent
ROAE in 2015: 15.84 percent
Assets: $130 million
Retail locations: Three
Employees: 22
Founded: 1903
Website: www.GRNbank.com

By Mark A. Scheffers

Grand Ridge National Bank is committed to being a premier community bank in the Chicagoland area. The “premier” status in our vision is further defined as follows:

  • We will be recognized for superior service and value by our key customer base of small to mid-size businesses, professionals and other individuals.
  • We will be a great place to work for our employees.
  • We will be of significant value to our marketplace and community.
  • We will have achieved superior financial strength, safety and performance for the benefit of our shareholders, employees and customers.

Grand Ridge National Bank is committed to striving for this vision as a destination for our organization, while maintaining organizational values of uncompromising integrity and high professionalism.


Mark A. Scheffers (mark.scheffers@GRNbank.com) is chairman and CEO of Grand Ridge National Bank.