Dear Valued Customer,

We are pleased to let you know that Delaware Place Bank has joined Wintrust Bank and the Wintrust family of community banks. We’d like to take this opportunity to welcome you and let you know more about our organization.

Wintrust Bank and Wintrust Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: WTFC) are founded on the values of local decision-making, outstanding customer service, and community involvement. This means we are fully committed to the communities we serve. In addition, we will provide you with unparalleled customer service, along with a wide range of banking services tailored to your needs. As a member of the Wintrust Community Bank network, you will be part of a strong, well-capitalized organization, with more than $29.5 billion in assets, more than 162 banking locations throughout Chicagoland, southern Wisconsin, and northwest Indiana and 65,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide.

What does that mean for you as a Delaware Place Bank customer? Delaware Place Bank’s tradition of customer-focused community banking remains our top priority. In regard to your accounts at Delaware Place Bank, rest assured that checks, online banking, and debit/ATM cards will continue to operate as usual during the transition to Wintrust Bank and Wintrust Financial Corporation. Over the coming months, we will enhance the current product offerings by providing a complete range of trust, investment, wealth management, and mortgage services. Best of all, you will soon be able to conduct your day-to-day banking at any location throughout our geographical footprint. However, there will be updates to our systems and we will keep you informed about any changes that will take place in the near future.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us as 312-280-0360. We thank you for your business and look forward to serving your banking needs now and in the future.

Sincerely

Bill Lynch
President & CEO
Wintrust Bank

James W. Aldrich
Chairman & CEO
Delaware Place