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Investment Services

Enjoy quality financial services and easy access to many investment choices.

  • Full Service Brokerage
  • Stock & Bonds
  • Mutual Funds
  • U.S. Government Securities
  • Tax-favored Investments
  • Roth IRAs
  • Traditional IRAs
  • Insurance Products
  • Fee-based/Advisory Services
  • College Savings/529 Plans
  • Retirement Income Planning

Services Offered


John Peters

Vice President, Investment Executive

John has been with Blackhawk Bank & Trust since 2013. He is a graduate of Alleman High School, received his bachelor’s degree from Augustana College and his master of business administration from St. Ambrose University. John holds a Series 7 & Series 66 securities registration and Illinois Life and Health Insurance license. In 2021, John earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) designation. He served as president of the Milan Chamber of Commerce, is a member of the Rock Island Kiwanis club and is involved in youth baseball in the Quad Cities.
(309) 787-9510

Carrie Crossen

Vice President, Investment Executive

Carrie has been an Investment Executive with Blackhawk Bank & Trust since 2005. She is a graduate of Western Illinois University. She holds Series 6, 7, 63, and 66 securities registrations and has her Life & Health Insurance license. Carrie received the American Bankers Associations’ advanced degree of Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) in 2016. She is a board member and treasurer of the Rock Island Rotary Club, finance committee member of the Quad City Animal Welfare Center in Milan, IL, and a board member for Christian Care.
(309) 787-9511

Nicole David

Investment Advisor Representative

Nicole has been with Blackhawk Bank & Trust since 2016. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Western Illinois University. She holds her SIE and a Series 7 & Series 66 securities registration, and Illinois Life & Health Insurance license. She is a member of Bettendorf Kiwanis club and enjoys volunteering with Junior Achievement of the Heartland and many other great organizations.
(309) 581-2741

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Securities and insurance products are offered through Cetera Investment Services LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. Advisory services are offered through Cetera Investment Advisers LLC. Neither firm is affiliated with Blackhawk Bank & Trust, located at 2009 East 10th Avenue, PO Box 1100, Milan, Illinois 61264-1100.

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