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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Mt. Pulaski Senior Chooses to Help People

By Dee Anderson VP, Riverton and Mt. Pulaski Branch Manager NMLS# 662874 Choosing to help people is a life changing decision. Since nurses provide one-on-one care, patients must have complete trust and confidence in that nurse. They need to have faith. So it’s serendipity that Faith Doerr plans to attend Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and major…
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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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Pleasant Plains Senior Shines on Stage

By Marsha Shomidie VP, Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS# 662908 Training to be a dancer takes hard work, practice and dedication. Jillian is focused on stage and in the classroom. That’s why Pleasant Plains High School faculty and staff chose Jillian as their December Senior-of-the-Month. For Jillian Hergenrother, dance has been her activity of choice.…
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Employee Profile: Linda Dirks Shines at Both Music and Banking

By Dee Anderson VP, Riverton and Mt. Pulaski Branch Manager NMLS# 662874 Linda Dirks was practically born into music. “Both of my families were involved in music, so music came naturally to me,” says Linda, who works for INB’s Mt. Pulaski branch. “My grandfather played cello in the Decatur Symphony Orchestra; my grandmother played piano…
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INB Benefit Accounts Can Keep Memories Alive

By Marsha Shomidie VP, Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS# 662908 After Pleasant Plains high schooler Danielle Allen passed away, her family decided to honor her young life with a community-wide fundraising event. To provide scholarships in her name, the Danielle Elizabeth Allen Memorial Account was opened at INB’s Pleasant Plains branch. A fundraising walk is…
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Perseverance and Education Lead to Promotion for John Bryant

By Kelley Himmelberg VP, Director of Human Resources A desire to continually learn has helped John Bryant earn a recent promotion to Loan Operations Officer. John, who joined the bank in 2004, learned from each previous position to prepare to continually step up and provide service to INB customers. John started with in our North…
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