Meet the Board of Directors

Meet the Board of Directors

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Larry Beaty

Larry D Beaty
Larry is retired  Chairman of the Board of People First Bancshares, Inc. and Peoples Bank & Trust. Larry currently serves as a Director Emeritus. Director since 1997.

 

Michael E. Beyers

Michael E. Beyers
Mike is an owner of Beyers Construction Co. and Oak Terrace Resort and Spa. Beyers Construction is a heavy equipment contractor specializing in earth moving and civil site work, having clients such as ADM, Wal-Mart, various park districts, and prequalified with the State of Illinois for over 30 years. Oak Terrace Resort and Spa is a "Destination Resort" specializing in get-away packages with various condo accommodations and real estate opportunities. Mike also serves as chairman of the Loan Committee. Director since 1996.

Brad Davis

Brad Davis
Brad is an Owner Operator of the McDonalds in Pana, Shelbyville, Taylorville, and Vandalia. He is active in many community activities.  Brad joined the Board in 2015.

David Dorn Jr.

David Dorn, Jr.
David is the owner/operator of a farming operation in Pana. He is also a crop insurance adjuster. David is involved in many community and agricultural organization. David has been a board member since 2014.

John Gardner

John Gardner
John is President and Chief Executive Officer of Peoples Bank & Trust. John has more than 25 years of banking experience with an emphasis on lending. Director since 2005.

George Hiler

George Hiler
George is a farmer in the Assumption area. In addition to farming, George operates a trucking company. George is the chairman of the Trust Committee. Director since 1999.

James D. Randolph

James D. Randolph
Jim is the owner of Presnell Bros. Redi-Mix with plants in Taylorville, Pana and Nokomis. The company also has a small fleet of trucks used for general hauling. Jim is very active in the state and national redi-mix associations and serves as a trustee for a private college. Jim is also chair of the Funds Managment Committee . Director since 1997.

David Slater

David Slater
Dave is a retired Associate Circuit Judge of the Fourth Judicial Circuit. He served for 23 years on the bench. Prior to serving as judge, he was in private practice in Pana from 1976 to 1984 and also served as Pana City attorney. David is the Vice Chairman of Board and Chair of the Audit Committee. Director since 2007.

Michael M. Trexler

Michael M. Trexler
 Mike is the Chairman of the Board of People FIrst Bancshares, Inc. and Peoples Bank & Trust. Mike is a CPA and the owner of his own firm that specializes in tax work. He is active in the community.  Director since 1994.