Leadership Team

Leadership with Deep Roots in Your Community

At Baytree National Bank & Trust Company, our leadership team of seasoned bankers brings decades of financial experience to work for you, along with deep roots in the greater Chicago area. As members of your community, we’re personally committed to your success, so we use our extensive knowledge and experience to customize banking solutions to suit your needs.

Robert T. Isham, Jr., Chairman and Director of the Bank

Mr. Isham is a longtime resident of Lake Bluff and the former general counsel of Billing Services Group, a Bermuda-based, AIM-listed telephone billing clearninghouse with operations in San Antonio, Texas, Frankfurt, Germany, and London. He currently has his own law practice in Lake Bluff, worked in merchant banking in Chicago and was a partner at McDermott, Will & Emery. He received a B.A. from Yale University and a J.D. with honors from the Universary of Montana Law School, where he was editor in chief of the law review. After law school, he clerked for the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and for Justice Anthony M. Kennedy on the circuit court's emergency motions panel. Among other organizations, he is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, the Lake County Republican Federation, and the Northwestern Hospital Council on Philanthropy.


Susan Wright, President of the Community Bank

Mrs. Wright joined Baytree in September 2001. She currently is President of the Community Bank where she oversees the retail and commercial banking business in the Lake Forest and Lake Bluff communities. Prior to 2010, she primarily was involved in Commercial Banking. Before joining Baytree, Mrs. Wright was the Co-Executive Director of Lake Forest Open Lands Association and served in that capacity for four years. Mrs. Wright began her banking career at Continental Illinois National Bank & Trust Company in Chicago in 1973 where she primarily served in the Financial Institutions Division. She is a graduate of Northwestern University (BA). Mrs. Wright serves on the Board of Lake Forest Open Lands Association, the Woman’s Board of Rush University Medical Center and is a member of the Lake Forest Garden Club and is an associate member of the Allendale Shelter Club.


Doreen M. Wolf, Executive Administrative Assistant
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Ms. Wolf joined Baytree in May 2005 as an Executive Administrative Assistant. She has over 25 years of administrative experience and served 17 years as the Administrative Assistant to the Chairman and CEO at the world-renowned brass and woodwind musical instrument manufacturer the G. Leblanc Corporation in Kenosha, Wisconsin.  Ms. Wolf received an associate degree from Gateway Technical College in 1987.