INB Sponsoring All-Star Preps Recognition

By: Pat Phalen Executive Vice President, NMLS #662901 Unless you have a child involved in high school sports, it’s easy to take winter basketball and spring softball games for granted. But thanks to thousands of outstanding high school athletes in the central Illinois area, we get to enjoy everything from Friday night lights to day-long…
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Local Mt. Pulaski student chooses LLCC for college

By Dee Anderson VP, Riverton and Mt. Pulaski Branch Manager NMLS# 662874 Makenzie Lock can now add Mt. Pulaski senior of the month to her list of high school accomplishments that include yearly honor roll, Varsity Volleyball Team Player Award, Coaches Appreciation Award, and Tomahawk Conference All-Conference Honorable Mention Award. Makenzie serves on student council,…
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Radio Gig Just Part of Exciting First Week

By: Marilyn Titone Schaefer AVP, Communications Director Our Bloomington staff members had a busy first week in their new location. Branch Manager Brienne Rudesill says, “We celebrated each new customer experience because it was the first at the branch.” The staff not only opened the first business account from the new location, but Brienne had…
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Podcasts Open Minds to Innovation

By Natalie Dodson Assistant Vice President, Mortgage Lending NMLS #574151 Podcasts aren’t new – they’ve been around for at least a decade, actually – but the popularity of podcasts has exploded in the last year or two as digital media use continues to increase. Podcasts allow us the opportunity to plug into a certain topic…
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Start Young: How to Teach Kids about Money Management

By Christopher M. Parks, CFP® INB Senior Vice President Overspending and debt accumulation seem to have become the culturally accepted norm for many, leading to a downward spiral where families often feel strained by bills and struggle to save for the future. Because of this, financial expert and best-selling author Dave Ramsey and his daughter…
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To Bee or Not To Bee?

By Marilyn Titone Schaefer AVP, Communications Director Barnaby Bee has pretty much exited the INB marketing landscape, but his legacy remains. When you step into the offices of many INB employees, you’ll find a stuffed Barnaby Bee. In other offices, you’ll find some bee paraphernalia including a couple of versions of bee “piggy” banks. And…
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Relationships stand out to employees celebrating anniversaries

By Kelley Himmelberg VP, Director of Human Resources While meaningful work is important in a job, it’s the relationships that are crucial to building a career offering personal fulfillment and daily accomplishment. Those types of close relationships stand out to the members of the INB staff who celebrated service anniversaries for the first quarter of…
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