Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

100 N. Wheaton Ave.
Wheaton, IL 60187

Kam Kniss

CEO

Kam was one of the first hires when Wintrust opened its downtown office in 2010.  Over the last decade, he has developed deep relationships and become a trusted advisor to numerous middle-market businesses and private equity sponsors.  He started as a junior banker, working his way up to his current role as team lead.  Kam has played a critical role in the growth of Wintrust Commercial Banking through his business development efforts, mentoring younger bankers and serving on internal committees to improve operational efficiencies.   

Kam is a volunteer coach for the Naperville Park District and Naperville Little League and is on the Board of Directors at Cress Creek Country Club.  He is an active and loyal supporter of his alma mater, North Central College and was inducted into the College’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2017.  Kam resides in Naperville with his wife Bonnie and three young children.    

100 N. Wheaton Ave.
Wheaton, IL 60187