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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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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Local Animal Shelters Receive Employee and Customer Donations

Kelley Himmelberg VP, Director of Human Resources When we put their resources together, local animal shelters win big. Beginning in December and ending January 31, we collected donations from employees and customers for the Sangamon County Animal Control and animal rescue charities in Mt. Pulaski, Peoria and Fairmount, Ill. The Sangamon County Animal Control received…
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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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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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Attaching and Sending Secure Documents About to Get Easier

By Sue McGill CRCM, Assistant Vice President, Corporate Trainer and Deposit Compliance Officer Sending secure documents to your bank in a way that is, well, secure may feel tedious. There are hoops to jump through, additional passwords needed, different systems utilized. No longer. Now it’s secure and easy. We are changing our online banking system…
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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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