ROCKFORD — Blackhawk Bank recently hired Lori Diaz as senior vice president, cash management, and Amy Smith as cash management administrator.

Diaz is a graduate of Judson University with bachelor’s degree in management and leadership. Diaz has been in the banking industry for 35 years, previously serving as senior vice president of treasury management at Illinois Bank and Trust.

Diaz is a certified treasury treasury professional and an active member in the community. She is a board member of the YWCA of Northwestern Illinois, the MILL Foundation and KFACT. She is also a member of the Association for Financial Professionals and is Treasurer of the Golden Apple Foundation of Rockford.

Smith is a graduate of Judson University with a bachelor’s degree in business management, leadership and human resources. She has been in the financial industry for 23 years, most recently serving as treasury management specialist at Illinois Bank and Trust. Amy specialized in new service implementation and customer training.

For information: blackhawkbank.com.