Douglas Levy

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Douglas Levy

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A banking leader with extensive experience in building and operating companies, along with a proven history of turning around difficult situations, Doug Levy brings over 30 years of financial management experience to Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

For 31 years, Doug served as President and CEO for Guaranty Bank in Milwaukee. During his tenure, he grew the bank from $300 million in assets to $2 million, and built retail banks from 9 branches to over 150 locations in 5 major metropolitan markets. Under his leadership, the bank expanded the number of checking accounts from several thousand to over 200,000. He led a nationwide mortgage operation with annual originations of up to $10 billion, and a loan servicing operation of several billion dollars. He sold the bank’s mortgage company to a private equity firm for a gain of over $30 million. Importantly, he was able to restructure the bank following the credit crisis and returned it to profitability.

Business Leader Faculty® Since 2017

 

 

Professional Experience

  President and CEO 

  Guaranty Bank 

  Project Manager and Loan Officer 

  Wells Fargo Bank 

 

 

Education

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY 

- Master in Business Administration

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, MADISON 

- Bachelor of Science