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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Employees Say INB Workplace Culture Key to Longevity

By: Sarah Phalen INB President and CEO What makes you want to invest your time, effort and career at INB? A single answer echoed across the group of employees celebrating service anniversaries this quarter: the workplace culture of caring and commitment. “There have certainly been some tough days and stretches during my first 15 years…
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How a Credit Freeze Affects the Mortgage Process

By: Justin Gensler Vice President, Mortgage Lending NMLS #611367 Jamie Singer grew concerned when she received a call at work one day. The caller was from a betting company wanting to help her finish opening her account. “She started going through my information, and I told her right away ‘that wasn’t me’,” said Jamie, who…
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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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INB Mortgage Lenders Confidently Provide Products and Services

By: Aaron Sapp Vice President, NMLS #447059 Why choose INB for your mortgage when you can buy from an online service? In a word: Confidence. INB mortgage lenders are confident that they can offer you the best product for your circumstances. They are confident they have the training and knowledge to know all the available…
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Building Homes through Construction Loans; that’s Becky Luzinski

By Natalie Dodson Assistant Vice President, Mortgage Lending NMLS #574151 Becky Luzinski has a breadth and depth of experience in the home construction industry that is unmatched in the Springfield area. Her financial career has been spent doing construction and home mortgages for 27 years, and she is married to a home builder. But it…
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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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Tad McDaniel New to INB; Years of Mortgage Experience

By: Aaron Sapp Vice President, NMLS #447059 Tad McDaniel has his college roommate to thank for his 15+ years in mortgage banking. “My roommate began doing mortgages and found a lot of success with it, so I got to see firsthand how the entire process worked,” he said. Attending Illinois State University at the time,…
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