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Jeffrey Ludwig

Jeffrey G. Ludwig

Midland States Bancorp, Inc.; President,; Chief Executive Officer; Midland States Bank; Chief Executive Officer


Mr. Ludwig, CPA (inactive status), serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and as Chief Executive Officer of the Bank, and is a member of the Federal Advisory Council of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Board. Mr. Ludwig joined the Company in November 2006 as Chief Financial Officer, was promoted to Executive Vice President of the Company in October 2010, and was named President of the Company and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank in March 2018. On January 1, 2019, Mr. Ludwig was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He serves on the Company’s Executive Committee and Capital Management and Mergers and Acquisitions Committee and chairs its Asset/Liability Committee. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Ludwig held the positions of Associate Director, Corporate Reporting, for Zimmer Holdings, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange-listed company in Warsaw, Indiana, from 2005 to 2006; Director of Corporate Accounting for Novellus Systems, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed company in San Jose, California, from 2002 to 2005; and Senior Manager—Audit & Advisory Services for KPMG LLP in its banking practice in St. Louis, Missouri, from 1993 to 2000 and in its technology practice in Mountain View, California, from 2000 to 2002. Mr. Ludwig received his B.S. in Accounting from Eastern Illinois University.