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Old Second Bancorp Announces the Appointment of Two New Directors

Company Release - 10/19/2020 2:00 PM ET

AURORA, Ill., Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Old Second Bancorp, Inc. (the "Old Second ) (NASDAQ: OSBC), the holding company for Old Second National Bank (the "Bank"), announced today that it has increased the size of the Board of Directors to 13 members and appointed Billy J. Lyons, Jr. and Jill E. York to the Board, effective October 19, 2020. Mr. Lyons and Ms. York were also appointed to the Board of Directors of the Bank.

William Skoglund, Chairman of the Board of Old Second, commented: "I am pleased to welcome Billy and Jill to our Board and look forward to working with them.  They both bring considerable experience in the financial services industry and broad knowledge of both the risks and opportunities that will confront Old Second in the years ahead.  We are confident that the addition of Billy and Jill will provide valuable perspective and enhance the diversity of experiences and viewpoints on the Board as we continue to execute on our strategies to drive growth and enhance value for our stockholders."

Mr. Lyons brings extensive bank regulatory and bank supervision experience having served for over 30 years with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, most recently as a National Bank Examiner, before his retirement in December 2019.  Mr. Lyons was appointed as a Class I director for a term expiring in 2023 and will serve on the Risk Committee and Loan Committee of the Bank's Board of Directors.

Ms. York brings extensive executive-level experience in the banking industry, most recently serving as President, Head of Equipment Finance and Leasing Solutions for Fifth Third Bank until April 2020.  Before that, she held various executive level positions with MB Financial, Inc., including serving as its Chief Financial Officer for 16 years, and most recently serving as its Vice President and as Executive Vice President, Specialty Banking and Mergers and Acquisitions, of its subsidiary bank, until it was sold to Fifth Third Bank in March of 2019.  She is a member of the Illinois CPA Society and serves on the Board of Trustees of Illinois Wesleyan University.  Ms. York was appointed as a Class III director for a term expiring in 2022 and will serve on Old Second's Audit Committee and on the IT Steering Committee of the Bank's Board of Directors.

About Old Second

Old Second Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSBC) is a bank holding company headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, with over $2.9 billion in consolidated assets at June 30, 2020. Old Second operates through its subsidiary bank, Old Second National Bank, with 29 banking centers across seven counties in northern Illinois. More information about Old Second Bancorp is available by visiting the "Investor Relations" section of its website www.oldsecond.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

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