Richard Van Evera bio



Richard Van Evera


Earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and history from Coe College, Dick served in the U.S. Air Force before graduating from Samford University Cumberland School of Law with a Juris Doctorate degree. He is a partner with the law firm of Barrick, Switzer, Long, Balsley & Van Evera, LLP and has been a board member of Alpine Bank since 2003.


He currently serves as president and a board member of Growth Dimensions of Belvidere and Boone County, Inc., president of the Board of Education for Belvidere Community Unit School District #100, and board member of the Belvidere Chamber of Commerce. In addition, Dick is a member of the IOU Club of Belvidere, Boone County Community Foundation, the Air Force Association and the Military Officers Association of America. He previously served on the boards of Rockford Memorial Hospital and the Rockford Symphony Orchestra.