Bank The Blue was launched by a group of Chicago businesses and professionals with close ties to the law enforcement community. Bank The Blue is governed by a diverse and distinguished board of mental health and law enforcement experts as well as business and community leaders. Bank The Blue will become a national model for supporting police officers, building trust within the community and creating safer neighborhoods.

Our Mission

Providing police officers access to mental health support, resources and training  so they can better serve and protect.

Our Vision

Building stronger, safer communities by healing partnerships between police and the people.

Our Values

We believe in urgent action, innovation, and the necessity of transformation—within the world and our own organization.

Meet The Founders

Anthony F. Varchetto
President, Blue Star Security, Ltd.
Sergeant, Chicago Police Department 
Daniel Q. Herbert
President, The Herbert Law Firm
Retired Police Officer,
 Chicago Police Department 
Jeffrey T. Salvetti
Vice President, Blue Star Security, Ltd.
Retired K-9 Officer,
Chicago Police Department 
Karmin Daniel
President, Big Mouth Marketing 
Kelly A. Krauchun
Senior Attorney,
The Herbert Law Firm 


Stevan E. Hobfoll Ph.D., ABPP
A World Renowned Psychologist STAR Consultants Stress, Anxiety and Resilience, LLC
Joe Cook
Senior Attorney
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
United States Air Force
Jenny Fowler
Chicago Police Department
Scott Buhrmaster
Chief Executive Officer
Calibre Press, Inc.
John L. Folino
Chicago Police Department
Patrick F Walsh
Asset Protection Leader Organized Retail Crime
Janice Dillon
HLSA, Inc.