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MITCHELL FEIGER JOINS INSTITUTE FOR TRUTH IN ACCOUNTING ADVISORY BOARD
Chicago, (June 11, 2012) --Today the Institute for Truth in Accounting (IFTA) announces Mitchell Feiger has joined the Institute's Advisory Board.
Feiger, who hasover 25 years of financial services experience, is president and CEO of MB Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBFI). With just under $10.0 billion in assets, MB Financial is the Chicago-based holding company for MB Financial Bank in Chicago, of which Feiger also serves as a director and as President of the Bank. MB Financial Bank provides customer-driven financial solutions to privately-held, middle-market businesses as well as to small businesses and individuals who work and live in the communities it serves.
Feiger began his banking career in 1984 at Affiliated Banc Group where he worked his way to executive vice president. He earned his bachelor's degree in engineering from the University of Illinois and his MBA from the
University of Chicago. Feiger currently serves as a director of the Children's Memorial Medical Center/Children's Memorial Hospital Board and Community Investment Corporation Board. He is also an emeritus director of the Emergency Fund and is a member of the Advisory Board of The Institute for Truth
in Accounting. Feiger previously served as a director of Calamos Asset Management, Inc.
"Mitch's wealth of knowledge and expertise in finance and accounting will help the Institute take a leadership role in the national dialogue on government fiscal matters," stated Roger Nelson, chairman of the Institute and former vice chair of Ernst & Young.
About the Institute for Truth in Accounting
IFTA is dedicated to promoting honest, accurate, and transparent accounting at all levels of government and business. As a non-partisan, non-profit organization, IFTA works to expose accounting deficiencies while promoting better, more accessible delivery of accurate government financial data—and, in turn, providing a
foundation for more informed public policy. IFTA provides its expertise to develop more effective accounting standards and deliver accurate government financial information to policymakers, opinion leaders, and citizens, so they can all work for a more secure financial future. www.truthinaccounting.org