INB-Peoria Celebrates 10 Years

By Marilyn Titone Schaefer AVP, Communications Director Adam Lofgren was a little nervous about coming to INB as a Peoria mortgage lender. After all, his dad, John, would have the office next door. But INB was asking Adam to join the team and work day-to-day with his father. This might seem like an unusual move…
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Joshua Ishmael Recognized as One of 40 Under 40

By Sarah Phalen INB President and CEO The Springfield Business Journal recently recognized 40 members of our community under the age of 40 for their professional accomplishments and community involvement. INB’s General Counsel/Senior Vice President Josh Ishmael was on the list. Josh is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Southern Illinois…
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With Planning, the Money Will Take Care of Itself

By Rick Schramm Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending A friend shared a story with me about a conversation he had with his late father. My friend was debating whether to spend money to take a possible trip. His dad responded, “Take the trip – at a certain point, the money takes care of itself.” Interesting,…
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INB Employees Stick Together Off the Clock

By Kelley Himmelberg Director of Human Resources At INB, we know that relationships with coworkers create a positive workplace culture and overall employee engagement. We believe that because our team is engaged, we deliver experiences, products and services above and beyond customer expectations. Thriving relationships foster an innovative and collaborative workplace, and the behaviors and…
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Celebrating Employee Careers Includes Sharing Stories

By Sarah Phalen INB President and CEO After working at another local bank for 10 years, Jacque Wise felt a little like she was “starting over” as she transitioned into a mortgage processing position at INB in 2012. “Working with a financial institution for so many years to then start over was a little intimidating.…
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Do You Need $1 Million for Retirement?

By Rick Schramm Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending, NMLS #662906 Reality is, you will likely need the $1 million portfolio. In his book, You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think, Wes Moss outlines the $1,000 per Month Rule. The rule is this: For every $1,000 per month you want to have at your disposal in…
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INB Supports Bloomington-Normal Nonprofits with Donations

By Brienne Rudesill Branch Manager, NMLS #1619297 As part of our Bloomington-Normal branch grand opening, we encouraged visitors to nominate a local non-profit as the recipient of one of 10, $100 donations. As you can see below, we had a great response. Thanks to everyone who visited our new location. Our winning, local non-profit and…
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All Star Preps Sponsorship Right On

By: Sarah Phalen Executive Vice President, NMLS #662901 Former Chicago linebacker Brian Urlacher offered some great advice to an audience of outstanding high school athletes: “You know what’s right, and you know what’s wrong. Do what’s right.” Urlacher made this comment at the recent All Star Preps Capital Region Awards Banquet honoring high school athletes.…
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Our staff shops local. Saves big with BaZing.

By Kelly Raison AVP, Branch Manager, NMLS #662902 If you haven’t started using the BaZing perks that come with INB checking accounts, you are missing out. Our bank staff makes a conscious effort to take advantage of the benefits offered to them. Here are three stories from colleagues who have saved big with BaZing when…
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