New Neighbors, Services Part of New INB-Champaign Location

By: Sarah Phalen INB President and CEO After INB began to expand in the Champaign-Urbana market by providing commercial and mortgage loans, one thing became clear: We needed a full-service branch. That began the intense journey of choosing a location, building a fantastic team and officially planting roots in the community. This month, that process…
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Meet the Team Serving INB-Champaign

By: Sarah Phalen INB President and CEO This month, INB’s newest branch in Champaign has opened its doors, quickly expanding what first began as a one-person mortgage operation into a full-service branch. Located at 217 S. Neil Street, Suite C in Champaign, our new branch is in the hub of downtown Champaign, convenient for customers…
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Melissa Tepovich Finds There’s No Place like Home for Providing Business Solutions

By: Tom Whooley Vice President, Commercial Lending NMLS #743078 From “behind the scenes” to “front and center” is how Melissa Tepovich describes her new position with INB. She’s been a banker for 13 years and has spent the last 4 years in support roles. But now, as vice president, business solutions, Melissa gets to work…
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Expert Small Business Resources Available at Upcoming Seminar

By Chris Thoennes Vice President, Commercial Lending NMLS # 1591984 Starting a new business can be overwhelming, so an upcoming event in Bloomington will walk local entrepreneurs through the necessary steps. Illinois National Bank is sponsoring “How to Start a Small Business in Illinois,” a luncheon-seminar presented by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at…
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Trip James Promoted to Senior Vice President

By: Steve Keenan Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending NMLS# 762808 Trip James was recently promoted to senior vice president with Illinois National Bank. With the retirement of long-time colleague Al Covington, Trip stepped up in our Peoria market, not only working with his own clients, but adding Al’s relationships to his workload. Trip has also…
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Tools and Resources from INB to Help You Get Ahead in the New Year

By: Pam Cain AVP, Peoria Branch Manager NMLS # 662881 Here we are again, welcoming yet another new year…which brings a “new” opportunity to visualize the year ahead. When it comes to the practice of making New Year’s resolutions, three of the most commonly listed areas include personal organization, time management, and personal finance. It’s…
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Tax Season Requires Vigilance Against ID Theft

By Christopher M. Parks, CFP® INB Senior Vice President We each need to take steps to protect ourselves and our business against identity theft. The Internal Revenue Service stresses the importance of individual vigilance during tax season by sponsoring National Tax Security Awareness Week. During this week, the IRS put out key tips to keep…
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Lender Gives Back to Community by Supporting Girl Scouts

By Kelley Himmelberg Director of Human Resources When Mark Donovan’s daughter Maggie was born, he felt like he was in new territory. Mark was one of three boys in his own family, so he was excited about the challenge of raising a girl. When the opportunity arose to join the Board of Directors for Girl…
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INB Growing Along with Champaign-Urbana

By: Justin Gensler NMLS #611367 Vice President From one employee in an outlying office to a whole team with a presence in booming downtown Champaign, INB is experiencing substantial growth in the Champaign-Urbana market. But what truly sets us apart is the way we’ve grown: increasing resources, a state-of-the-art branch and better products for our…
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