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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Preparing for Half Marathon Cements Growing Friendship

By: Marilyn Titone Schaefer AVP, Communications Director Work neighbor. Customer. Friend. Those are just a few terms INB Peoria’s Market Manager Trip James uses to refer to Dr. Khurram Rashid, owner of Rashid Putnam Plastic Surgery. He recently added “workout buddy” to the list when Khurram challenged Trip to run the Chicago Half Marathon. Trip…
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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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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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Expected Service Leads to Unexpected Growth in Bloomington-Normal

By Marilyn Titone Schaefer AVP, Communications Director Mortgage Lender Curt Vance has been part of INB-Bloomington-Normal since the bank opened a loan office in Bloomington in December 2012. Just three weeks into the job, Curt got a call from someone who was told by another lender on closing day that the closing wasn’t going 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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Payment Processing Innovation Happening Now

By Mark Donovan Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending NMLS # 662887 Collaboration and the exchange of ideas is the catalyst for innovation, and INB continues to keep the lines open for thought-provoking conversation in central Illinois. We recently sparked conversation by sponsoring Innovate Springfield’s recent event: Tech Talks: Emerging Technologies in Payments, Transactions, and Modernized…
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