Board Members

Jay Deihs

Jay Deihs

Jay Deihs is Senior Vice President-Chief Lending Officer for Union National Bank in Elgin, IL.  Jay works with small businesses throughout Chicagoland in helping provide financing to grow their business.

Jay’s oldest brother George (Buck) D.D.S. lost his battle to Brain Cancer/GBM in March 2018.  Buck endured numerous surgeries and chemo/radiation from 2012 when it was diagnosed as a benign tumor and to 2016, when it resurfaced as GBM.

Jay is honored to be on the Board and help support the mission to spread the word and continue fighting to find a cure for Brain Cancer.

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BrainUp is an non-profit organization dedicated to bringing awareness to brain cancer – a disease that doesn’t get the attention it deserves.


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  • 815-277-1128
  • P.O. Box 244, Frankfort, IL 60423


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