James J. Gillis
Vice President - SBA Business Development Officer
First Business Bank
Kansas City, Kansas (Leawood)
James J. Gillis joined First Business in 2017. He has worked in the SBA lending community and the commercial real estate banking sector for the past thirty years. During that particular time
period, he was employed by General Electric Capital, TCF Commercial Banking, LaSalle Bank, and Ridgestone Bank.
James is a graduate of the John Marshall Law School with a Master’s of Science Real Estate Law Degree. James was raised in New York and presently resides in Barrington, Illinois with his wife and two daughters. He truly enjoys spending time with his family and running five miles a few times a week and also reading various business publications.