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We want to be an accessible, responsive and innovative bank for our customers. That means we strive to work with the greatest people, create the greatest culture, and aspire to be the bank of choice.

Our mission

Our mission is to retain the trust of our customers by consistently providing professional, straight-forward and secure financial solutions. We value our relationships first, with integrity, fairness, accountability and responsiveness. 

Fortress Bank customers experience three unique advantages:

  1. Accessibility to banking experts 
  2. Quick lending decisions and on-time closings 
  3. Innovative products and financial solutions 

Our culture

What's it like to work at Fortress Bank? You're surrounded by people who are innovative, creative and empowered to do what's right for our customers - and they have fun doing it. 

Employee perks

As a Fortress Bank employee, you'll receive benefits that reflect our unique culture and commitment to a topnotch work environment.

Current openings

You have a passion for customers and a community mindset. You embrace the unexpected and are always ready to take a step beyond. Sound like you? Please consider applying for one of these positions:

Customer Service Representative - Macomb, IL

Fortress Bank is seeking a full time CSR for the Macomb location to provide superior banking services to our customers. Excellent customer service and math skills are necessary. Candidate must be able to perform in a highly interruptive environment. A Saturday work schedule is required. Fortress Bank offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Candidates may apply at any of our branch locations or submit resumes to Human Resources, PO Box 507, LaHarpe, IL 61450 or email: dthompson@bankfortress.com

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V


Personal Banker / Treasury Management Specialist - Davenport, IA

As a Personal Banker / Treasury Management Specialist you will be accountable for:

  • Building deposits by making customers’ multiple account set-up’s, transactions, etc., easy for customers.
  • Educating and supporting customers and colleagues to build and maintain seamless team success.
  • Collaborating with team members to achieve facility and bank-wide goals.
  • Resolving problems without blame or finger-pointing.

If you are a professional who is:

  • Curious and wants to learn and apply skills, experience and knowledge.
  • Skilled at working with processes and as a team collaborator.
  • An approachable expert who builds customer loyalty through excellence in service and results.
  • Flexible to learn and work in multiple roles.
  • Resilient and able to thrive with a varying workload.

Send your resume and a cover letter to: Human Resources, PO Box 507, LaHarpe, IL 61450 or email: dthompson@bankfortress.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V


Credit Analyst - Peoria, IL 

As a Credit Analyst you will be accountable for:

  • Actively listening in customer meetings to understand both business goals and bank opportunities.
  • Collaborating with multiple lenders to plan and implement financing solutions.
  • Applying professional diligence and presence to solicit and timely obtain necessary financial and related details.
  • Organizing those details into standard professional formats.
  • Presenting summaries of your findings to colleagues and customers.

If you are a professional who:

  • Solves puzzles with knowledge of small business financials.
  • Listens well and applies perception skills to ask relevant questions to stimulate conversation around business goals.
  • Is a resourceful self-learner who applies knowledge to standard processes.
  • Collaborates with multiple partners to timely meet objectives.
  • Is organized and determined to accomplish results.
  • Enjoys developing professional business relationships. 

Send your resume and a cover letter to: Human Resources, PO Box 507, LaHarpe, IL 61450 or email: dthompson@bankfortress.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V


If you don’t find a current opening that meets your interests and experience, send us a resume anyway. We’re a dynamic and rapidly growing bank always looking for good people.


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