Joshua Ishmael Recognized as One of 40 Under 40

By Sarah Phalen INB President and CEO The Springfield Business Journal recently recognized 40 members of our community under the age of 40 for their professional accomplishments and community involvement. INB’s General Counsel/Senior Vice President Josh Ishmael was on the list. Josh is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Southern Illinois…
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Celebrating Employee Careers Includes Sharing Stories

By Sarah Phalen INB President and CEO After working at another local bank for 10 years, Jacque Wise felt a little like she was “starting over” as she transitioned into a mortgage processing position at INB in 2012. “Working with a financial institution for so many years to then start over was a little intimidating.…
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Payment Processing Innovation Happening Now

By Mark Donovan Senior Vice President, Commercial Lending NMLS # 662887 Collaboration and the exchange of ideas is the catalyst for innovation, and INB continues to keep the lines open for thought-provoking conversation in central Illinois. We recently sparked conversation by sponsoring Innovate Springfield’s recent event: Tech Talks: Emerging Technologies in Payments, Transactions, and Modernized…
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Local Architecture Highlighted in Bloomington Branch Artwork

By Lindsay Van Zele Communications Coordinator Striking original photography catches your attention when you walk into the newest INB branch in Bloomington. Photographed by Springfield’s John Muchow, the artwork is a beautiful complement to the renovated, modern office space INB is now operating from as we serve customers in the Bloomington-Normal area. John, who now…
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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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Artwork Takes Up Residency at INB

By: Pat Phalen Executive Vice President, NMLS #662901 INB’s Lynne Wooden is a big fan of Abraham Lincoln, so working in downtown Springfield — just blocks away from Abe’s home — makes her happy. When she heard the 2014 addition to the Old Capitol Art Fair’s Civic Collection – a portrait of Lincoln – would…
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Stories to Share with Your Kids

Compiled by Marilyn Titone Schaefer AVP, Communications Director Storybook stories are a favorite of Easter bunnies everywhere. “Peter Rabbit” is an obvious Easter basket choice. But why not “Where the Sidewalk Ends” or “The Cat in the Hat”? Before you do your shopping, check out some of our staff’s favorite children’s books. You may want…
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