• About Stuart Urkov

    A mortgage banker with more than two decades of experience, Stuart Urkov has held various management positions with financial institutions. Stuart Urkov currently serves as a manager with Waterman State Bank, a community bank in Waterman, Illinois. Established in 1891, the bank strives to provide outstanding personal service while continually implementing technological solutions.

    To maintain business connections in his community, Mr. Urkov attends monthly meetings with a professional networking group called the Chicago Exchange. Established to provide support and consulting for local professionals across various industries, the Chicago Exchange includes bankers, realtors, attorneys, and other business owners. Mr. Urkov is also a member of the Business Executive Association, a respected professional organization made up of executives and entrepreneurs whose combined experience totals hundreds of years. The group aims to share business insights and exchange leads among members.

    Mr. Urkov is a graduate of Syracuse University in New York, where he earned a bachelor of arts in psychology. Outside of work, his interests include boating, diving, and playing pickleball.

  • Education


    Syracuse University



  • Professional Expression

    Waterman State Bank

    Jan 2021 - Present


  • The Blog

    September 3, 2021 · Business executive
    A resident of Wilmette, Illinois, Stuart Urkov studied psychology at Syracuse University. An experienced banker, Stuart Urkov is the manager of Waterman State Bank in Illinois and a member of several professional associations, including the Business Executive Association (BEA) in Chicago. ...
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