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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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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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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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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Mark Larsen Serving Bloomington-Normal Customers

By: Aaron Sapp Vice President, NMLS #447059 Mark Larsen is INB’s newest mortgage loan officer. He took the opportunity to be part of our staff located in our Bloomington-Normal branch because he saw INB in action when he worked with another lender. Mark says INB’s reputation for closing loans on time, keeping everybody happy, as…
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Stacy Borho Takes PAAR Affiliate Honor

By: Marilyn Titone Schaefer AVP, Communications Director For the second year in a row, the Peoria Area Association of REALTORS® (PAAR) has recognized an INB mortgage lender. Stacy Borho was recently given the organization’s Affiliate of the Year Award. Adam Lofgren was awarded the title in 2016. Another INB mortgage lender, John Lofgren, earned the…
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Know Basic Standards for Government-backed Loans

By: Justin Gensler NMLS #611367 Vice President and Vice President, INB Federal Housing Authority backed loans require our lending staff to ensure the property meets the organization’s standards. Local appraiser, Rikki Linne, with Linne & O’Brien Appraisal Group, LLC, says appraisers follow minimum property standards as outlined in HUD Handbook 4000.1. Below are few of…
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Mt. Pulaski: Farm-town, Hometown, INB’s Kind of Town

By Marilyn Titone Schaefer AVP, Communications Director Mt. Pulaski, Ill. is a farming community. If you aren’t sure about that, take these coordinates and plug them into your GPS or Google maps: 39.968345, -89.181298. Then drive. If it’s a cold, blustery day, you’ll find a barren field that just months ago was home to acres…
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