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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, Financial Advisor

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. He holds Series 7 and 66 securities registrations and Life & Health Insurance licenses. In 2021, he earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) designation. John 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, Financial Advisor

Carrie has been with Blackhawk Bank & Trust since 2005. She received her bachelor’s degree from Western Illinois University. She holds Series 6, 7, 63, and 66 securities registrations and Life & Health Insurance licenses. In 2016, she received the American Bankers Associations’ advanced degree of Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA). Carrie is a board member and treasurer for the Rock Island Rotary Club, previous board member and finance committee member of the Quad City Animal Welfare Center, and a board member for Christian Care. She lives in rural Milan with her husband and all their pets. Her hobbies include fitness, gardening and animal rescue efforts.
(309) 787-9511

Nicole David, CFP®

Financial Advisor

Nicole has been with Blackhawk Bank & Trust since 2016. She received her bachelor’s degree from Western Illinois University. She holds her SIE, Series 7 and 66 securities registrations and Life & Health Insurance licenses. Nicole serves as president and member of Bettendorf Kiwanis Club, enjoys volunteering with Junior Achievement of the Heartland, involved in East Moline Little League and many other great organizations. When she is not caring for her two young sons, Nicole enjoys staying active with recreational sports and time with family and friends.
(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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