James E. Adcock

SVP/Chief Lending Officer

NMLS #718698

Jim has been in banking for more than 33 years, including more than 16 years with Peoples Bank & Trust, currently serving as the SVP/Chief Lending Officer. Prior to working for Peoples, Jim worked in the farm management and real estate appraisal market and was a lender for First Trust Bank in Taylorville. Jim was born and raised in Assumption and his office is located at the Taylorville branch. Jim has served in numerous community activities over the years, most recently the Board of Directors for Taylorville Memorial Hospital. He has been an officer in the Taylorville Optimist Club for over 27 years. Jim enjoys utilizing his agricultural background working with the ag producers throughout Central Illinois.

Ashley M. Basso

VP, Business Banking/Sr. Deposit Officer

NMLS #718693

Ashley has been a part of the Peoples Bank & Trust team for 13 years. As a business banker and Sr. Deposit Officer, she serves mainly the Pana branch. Ashley has a long history in the industry. Outside of her work at the bank, she enjoys spending time with her three dogs, supporting rescue animals and cheering on the St. Louis Cardinals. Ashley serves on two boards in Taylorville - Taylorville Memorial Hospital Board and Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Board, where she is the Treasurer. Ashley enjoys being a problem solver and finding the answers and solutions for clients.

Terri Beal

CSR

Michael Beyers

Director

Year Elected: 1996

Michael is the owner of Beyers Construction Company 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 has been prequalitfied with the State of Illinois for over 30 years. Oak Terrace Resort and Spa is a "destination resort" specializing in get-away packages with diverse accommodations, an 18 hole golf course and real estate opportunities. Mike also serves as chairman of the Loan Committee. Director since 1996.

Michelle D. Blackwell

VP, Finance

Patricia K. Bond

Adm Assistant

Kara L. Bridges

Teller/CSR

Michael A. Cambruzzi

Teller

Brittany M. Cox

Teller

Gregory A. Curl

VP, Business Banking

NMLS #1776290

Greg has been in banking for more than 40 years, including more than two years with Peoples Bank & Trust, where he is VP Business Banking and Trust Officer. Outside of Peoples, Greg enjoys golfing and traveling to warmer destinations. In the community, Greg participates in the local Rotary Club, Chamber of Commerce, and previously served on the IBA Board. In business banking, Greg appreciates working with business men and women, partnering with them financially and applying Peoples' financial services.

Marilyn E. Dague

Credit Adm Asst

Brad Davis

Director

Year Elected: 2015

Brad is the owner/operator of the McDonalds in Pana, Shelbyville, Taylorville and Vandalia. He is active in many community activities. Director since 2015.

Craig W. Deere

CFO

Lori Doolin

AVP, Consumer Banking

NMLS #1007185

Lori, AVP, Consumer Banking, has been with Peoples Bank & Trust for more than 10 years and in banking for 29 years. In the community, Lori is a member of the Central IL Day Lilly Society Board of Directors and the Garden Club. She is Clerk and Treasurer of the Village of Glascow. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family.

David Dorn, Jr.

Director

Year Elected: 2014

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 organizations including Pana Lions Club, Christian County Farm Bureau, Pana Community Hosptial Board of Directors and Lay Leader at First United Methodist in Pana. David has been a board member since 2014.

Joyce Dowell

Teller

McKennah M. Dugger

Teller/CSR

Thomas Duke

Teller

Cynthia A. Elliott

Teller

Yvonne E. Endris

Bookkeeper

Nick J. Epley

VP, Business Banking

NMLS #718690

Nick is a VP in Business Banking and has been a part of Peoples Bank & Trust and the banking industry for 22 years. Nick enjoys bowling, fishing, and hunting in his free time. You will see Nick in the community as a member of the ELKS Club, Knights of Columbus, Pana Sportsman Club, and Moose. Nick likes to help clients achieve their long and short term financial goals.

John Gardner

President/CEO

Year Elected: 2005

John is the President and CEO of Peoples Bank & Trust, having been with Peoples for 15 years and in the banking industry for over 34 years. You will find John out in the community as part of the Kiwanis Club in Taylorville, Lions Club in Pana, and serving on various economic development boards. John grew up in the farming community and enjoys spending time with his wife and family. Working with business bankers to help their customers achieve their goals is John's favorite part of his position.

Jo Anne Grimes

Bookkeeper

BayLeigh Grimes

Teller/CSR

Jeffrey W. Grimmett

AVP, Consumer Banking

NMLS #619465

Jeffrey, AVP, Consumer Banking, has been with Peoples Bank & Trust for more than 16 years. In the community, Jeffrey serves as a board member of the Waverly Library and on the Waverly Community Picnic Committee. When he has free time, Jeffrey likes to participate in outdoor activities such as swimming, camping and spending time on the beach. At Peoples, Jeffrey enjoys solving situations in a positive manner; he is passionate about customer service and likes to help all types of banking customers.

Brandi J. Hemrich

Teller

Payton J. Hermes

Teller

Angela Horath

Bookkeeper

Sherri J. Hunter

AVP, Operations

Candace N. Jones

Teller/CSR

Kyndall Jones

Teller/CSR

Nancy C. Karnes

Teller

Karen S. Kerr

VP, Finance

Kathy L. Kleidon

Teller

Lindsay M. Lopian

Consumer Banking Officer

NMLS #1289697

Lindsay is a Consumer Banking Officer and has been with Peoples Bank & Trust for more than five years and has more than 18 years in banking. When not at the bank, Lindsay enjoys watching her son play high school basketball and spending time with her dog/daughter Sadie. Lindsay also spends her free time volunteering for the Springfield Area Home Builder Association and the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Citizens Academy Alumni Association. At Peoples, Lindsey most enjoys doing mortgage loans for customers.

Laurie S. Lowery

Receptionist

Robert D. Lyman

Community Bank President

NMLS #619464

Robert has been a part of Peoples Bank & Trust for more 17 years. In his free time, Robert enjoys watching sports and exercising. Robert also serves on the Tri-County Community Development Corporation Board, Jacksonsville Regional Economic Development Corporation Board, Waverly East Cemetery Board, and the Elks in Jacksonville.

Meagan Lynn

Teller

NIcole Maloley

Consumer Banker

NMLS #2353052

Jennifer J. Mathis

AVP, Consumer Banking

NMLS #1450518

Jennifer has been a Consumer Banking Officer for Peoples Bank & Trust for 10 years. Prior to this she had several customer service positions which helped prepare her for her work at Peoples. In her free time Jennifer enjoys spending time with her children and family and also creating tasty treats for her baking business. In the community you will find her serving on the board of directors of Pana Chamber and volunteering through the school in the smart buddy program, a program through which she weekly spends time with a child giving them extra homework help or simply playing games with them. At the bank Jennifer enjoys seeing the results from providing her services to home buyers.

Andrew J. Mejdrich

Teller

Bonnie L. Miller

AVP, Credit Ops

Sholeen Miller

Teller

Caleb A. Moody

Teller/CSR

Linda K. Motley

Teller

Jennifer R. Nagle

VP, Consumer Banking

NMLS #718685

Jennifer, VP of Consumer Banking, has been with Peoples Bank & Trust for more than 15 years and in banking more than 21 years. Prior to entering banking, Jennifer worked in customer service. Outside of the bank Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys. She is an avid bowler and her husband is a bowling coach at the local high school. Together they formed a foundation that helps students in youth bowling by offsetting their bowling fees for tournaments. Jennifer also serves on the Treasury and Finance Committee of the Christian County YMCA. At Peoples, Jennifer enjoys seeking the right bank product for her consumers to help them be successful.

Andrew S. Olson

VP, Business Banking

NMLS #606355

Andrew recently joined Peoples Bank & Trust as VP, Business Banking. Andrew will be based in our Waverly office, but will be eagerly serving customers in the Chatham, Springfield and Jacksonville markets as well.
Andrew is a graduate of Illinois State University, where he earned his BS and MBA degrees. A native of Chicago, he currently reside in Springfield. Andrew has over 12 years in banking experience.

Emma Ongman

Teller

Bridgett M. Painter

AVP, Credit Ops

Susan E. Palliser

Consumer Banking Officer

NMLS #1079470

Susan, who has been with Peoples Bank & Trust for more than eight years, has always worked in customer service and problem solving. Outside of the bank, you will find Susan involved in the community in her church, as a trustee of the public library, and spending time with her four grandsons. Susan enjoys getting to know her customers as Peoples and help them achieve their financial goals.

Christina N. Powell

Teller/CSR

Judy Prasun

CSR

Jacquelynn Price

Teller

Kacie E. Rankin

AVP, Consumer Banking

NMLS #1206652

Kacie, a Consumer Banking Officer, has been with Peoples Bank & Trust for more than seven years. Prior to working at Peoples, Kacie worked in customer service which has helped her be an asset to Peoples. In the community you will see Kacie serving as a diplomat in the Charleston Chamber of Commerce and as board president of a local softball organization. Outside of the bank, Kacie enjoys spending time with family, being a traveling softball coach, and umpiring softball games. The most rewarding part of Kacie's job at Peoples is providing services for her customers and seeing the results of great teamwork.

Jordan Ruppert

VP, Business Banking

NMLS #703676

Jordan recently rejoined the Peoples Bank & Trust team as VP, Business Banking. Jordan previously worked for Peoples from March 2018 through September 2020. Jordan recently moved back to Illinois after residing in Kansas. Jordan is a native of Witt and a graduate of Nokomis High School. He received his Bachelors degree in Agri-Business Economics from Southern Illinois University. Jordan has over 15 years of banking experience. Jordan is glad to be rejoining the Peoples Bank & Trust team and looks forward to seeing his old customers and meeting and serving many new clients.

Janice Russell

Teller

Terry L. Schafer

AVP, HR

Carol A. Schneider

AVP, Credit Ops

Madison Scott

Teller

Josh Shallenberger

Director

Year Elected: 2021

Josh is President/CEO of Shelby Electric Cooperative and its subsidiaries, Shelby Energy and PWR-net. Josh also serves in board positions with Prairie Power, Inc., HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital, Illinois Action Committee for Rural Electrification, Shelby County CEO, East Central Illinois Economic Development, Christian County Economic Development Corp. and Shelby County Economic Development. Director since 2021.

Stacia Shuler

Teller/CSR

Luanne Sinclair

Teller/CSR

Cesar G. Sison Jr

Investment Broker

David Slater

Vice-Chairman

Year Elected: 2007

David 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. David also currently serves on the Pana Community Hospital Board of Directors. Director since 2007.

Karen S. Spencer

Teller

Allisha N. Staten

AVP, Credit Ops

Lea Stuckemeyer

AVP, Consumer Banking

NMLS #2163778

Lea joined Peoples Bank & Trust as AVP, Consumer Banking at our Altamont branch in 2021. She has worked in banking for over 28 years. Lea is actively involved in her church and the Altamont Garden Club. She enjoys spending time with her family, especially her three grandchildren. Lea also likes traveling, camping and scrapbooking all the memories. Lea wants to help the team and the bank to continue to grow and prosper. She looks forward to serving and helping the people in the Altamont community.

Chris Swing

Board of Directors

Year Elected: 2020

Christopher is owner/Agent with Swing Insurance Center. Christopher is a solutions-focused Senior Executive and Board Member with more than 15 years of success across the food, insurance, printing, manufacturing, and healthcare industries. His broad areas of expertise include strategic operational changes, accounting, outsourcing, risk management, capital investments, forecasting, financial analysis, budgets, product marketing, and cost accounting. Director since 2020.

Trevor Taylor

VP, Credit Adm.

NMLS #712257

Michael M. Trexler

Chairman

Year Elected: 1994

Michael 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.

Sarah C. Van Huss

AVP, Consumer Banking

NMLS #1136391

Sarah, an AVP of Consumer Banking, has been with Peoples Bank & Trust for over 6 years and has more than 15 years of banking experience. She enjoys spending time with her 3 children and their various activities. In the Community, she serves as a member of the Executive Board of the Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Taylorville CUSD #3 Board and an Executive Board member of the Taylorville Kiwanis Club. What Sarah enjoys most about her position within the Bank is helping her customers find the right solutions to their financial needs whether that be a new checking account or helping them to purchase their first home.

Jodi M. Vollmer

Credit Administrator

Lance Vonderheide

VP, Business Banking

NMLS #2091944

Lance recently joined Peoples Bank & Trust as VP, Business Banking in our Charleston branch. Lance grew up in Neoga on a family farm operation. He is a graduate of Neoga High School and Eastern Illinois University. Lance has worked for Effingham Equity as a Credit Loan Portfolio Manager throughout Central and East Central Illinois. Lance is a member of the Knights of Columbus in Sigel and a Trustee for Big Spring Township. He is extremely excited to join our team and is eager to meet new customers and friends.

Lauren Walker

Teller

Brittany Walters

Director

Year Elected: 2022

Brittany is the Chief Financial Officer of MCC Network Services, LLC d/b/a Metro Communications Company, headquartered in Sullivan, IL. Brittany is a graduate of Arthur High School and Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. She is a Certified Public Accountant. Brittany and her husband, Michael, live in Sullivan, IL with their four children.

Edrie A. Walton

Credit Admin Asst

Cynthia J. Whittemore

VP, Credit Adm.

Joe A. Wills

VP, Business Banking

NMLS #718683

Joe is VP, Business Banking and has been with Peoples Bank & Trust for more than 13 years. He has worked with AG lending since he started in the banking industry more than 26 years ago. Outside the bank, Joe keeps busy on his family farm, where he lives and that has been in his family for more than a century. In the community, Joe serves on the County Board.

Maggie M. Zahradka

VP, Operations