John Wilson

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Tom Whooley Works towards Mirror Image

By John Wilson Chief Lender, Executive Vice President INB’s newest commercial lender, Tom Whooley, knew of INB through the residential mortgage business Justin Gensler was managing in Champaign. It wasn’t until Tom took a good look at INB that he saw the size of the commercial portfolio. At that point, he knew he wanted to…
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Detailed Planning Critical to Small Business Success

By: John Wilson Chief Lender, Executive Vice President A few years ago, John Maxfield, senior vice president of commercial lending here at INB, was approached by a man who had gained experience in a certain industry and was interested in starting his own company in that industry. “He was very sharp, he had a business…
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Chris Thoennes Joins Commercial Staff

By John Wilson Chief Lender, Executive Vice President As INB gears up to open a new branch location in Bloomington-Normal, we’ve added a new commercial lender to the team. With more than 10 years of lending experience, Chris Thoennes, our new vice president, commercial lending, has the knowledge needed to help business clients achieve their…
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Wilkerson Finds It Easier to be a Funny Car Racer Thanks to INB

By John Wilson Chief Lender, Executive Vice President Tim Wilkerson was in Charlotte, North Carolina, competing in a national drag race when his motor coach broke down. He immediately called up his commercial lender at Illinois National Bank, John Maxfield, who quickly computed the numbers on a loan for a new motor coach – and…
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