Robert J. Blowes is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation and of its subsidiary Home Trust Company.  He was appointed to this position on October 1, 2012. Mr. Blowes joined the Corporation in 2010 as Senior Vice President, Finance.

Prior to joining the Corporation, Mr. Blowes was with Ernst & Young LLP, Chartered Accountants. He was a Partner in that Firm for 25 years and was part of the Financial Services Industry Group for over 10 years. Mr. Blowes’ client base included banking and trust companies, life, property and casualty insurance carriers, brokerages and other financial services.  Mr. Blowes also served leading technology companies.

Mr. Blowes received his Chartered Accountant designation in 1977 and Certified Public Accountant (Illinois) designation in 2004.