Vanessa serves as a Wealth Advisor providing clients investment and financial services guidance and consultation. Her personalized approach includes developing lasting relationships by understanding individual life priorities and goals for her clients. Prior to joining Midland States Bank in 2014, Vanessa was Assistant Vice President, Private Wealth Advisor for a wealth management firm in Bloomington, Illinois. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics with a concentration in Finance from the State University of New York in Oneonta, New York. Vanessa is also studying to receive her CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification.