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.

Kathleen N. Anderson

AVP, Consumer Banking

NMLS #718702

Kathleen has been with Peoples for ten years, banking for more than 30 years, and currently is an AVP, Consumer Banking. In the community, Kathleen is a board member of both the Oakland Chamber of Commerce and St. Hedwig House, a home for women and children in transition. Kathleen also volunteers at the Cole County Habitat for Humanity and has served as an elected official of her local township for more than 29 years. Outside of work, Kathleen enjoys spending time with her family and grandchildren. Her favorite part of her job at Peoples is providing customer service and building rapport with her customers.

Chase Austin


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.

Theresa E. Beal

AVP, Consumer Banking

NMLS #718684

Theresa, a ten year employee of Peoples Bank & Trust, is AVP, Consumer Banking and has worked in banking for more than 30 years. Theresa is married and enjoys her two children and four grandchildren. Theresa also enjoys volunteering for the local Garden Club and is on the boards of the Altamont Chamber of Commerce and the Effingham Youth Commission. Passionate about real estate lending, Theresa enjoys working with customers and helping them purchase their dream home. She is originally from the area and says it's great to work in the community that you live in.

Michael Beyers


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


Michael A. Cambruzzi


Brittany M. Cox


Whitney Cupp


Gregory A. Curl

VP, Business Banking

NMLS #1776290

Greg has been in banking for more than 11 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

Kelley J. Darsham


Brad Davis


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.

Caitlin E. Day


Craig W. Deere


Lori M. Doolin

AVP, Consumer Banking

NMLS #1007185

Lori is an AVP, Consumer Banking with Peoples Bank & Trust and has been in banking for over 27 years. Lori has worked in many departments at Peoples, starting as loan processor and also performing teller and cashier/call report work. In the community you will find Lori serving as the village clerk in Glascow since 1998. Outside of the bank, Lori enjoys quilting, cross stitch, and gardening her day lily flowers. Lori is passionate about helping her customers find the best products to fit their banking needs.

Laura R. Dudley

Consumer Banker

NMLS #1952254

Laura is a Consumer Banker. She joined the Bank in December 2018. Laura is a recent graduate of MacMurray College with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and ASL/English. She is currently attending graduate school at the U of I in Springfield. Laura is a Taylorville native who likes to stay active and is always looking for ways to be involved in the community. Although, Laura is fairly new to the banking industry, she enjoys the challenges and accomplishments she has experienced so far and she can't wait to see what is yet to come for her career with Peoples Bank & Trust.

McKennah M. Dugger


Cynthia A. Elliott


Yvonne E. Endris


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.

Brooke Ferrill


Carol Y. Furnish

VP, Credit Adm.

NMLS #503863

John Gardner


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


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


Payton J. Hermes


George Hiler

Director Emeritus

Year Elected: 1999

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.

Sherri J. Hunter

AVP, Operations

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.

Dylan C. Johnson


Candace N. Jones


Joani L. Jones

Consumer Banking Officer

NMLS #1206797

Joani has been a Consumer Banking Officer for 12 years. Outside of the bank Joani keeps busy with her husband Billy and children Xavier and Cadence and their sporting activities. In the community she is involved with Inter Agency Network Group. Joani's organizational skills help her serve her clients efficiently and effectively.

Cesar G. Sison Jr

Investment Broker

David T Dorn, Jr.


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.

Nancy C. Karnes


Karen S. Kerr

VP, Finance

Kathy L. Kleidon


David W. Kromphardt

Community Bank President

NMLS #1746717

David is the Community Bank President and joined Peoples Bank & Trust more than two years ago after having been in banking for over 40 years. In the community, David spends his time as a member of the Springfield Rotary Club, Springfield and Chatham Chamber of Commerce, and the Sangamon County United Way. David has worked in numerous departments during his career and really enjoys working at a community bank like Peoples that is so involved in the communities it serves.

Noah J. Likes

Consumer Banker

NMLS #2014195

Noah has been with the bank since February 2020, and has been in banking for a year. He is a graduate of Lindenwood University in St. Charles with a degree in Finance. Noah grew up in Taylorville. When he is not working, he tries to stay active by playing pickup basketball, golfing and other activities. Noah likes to volunteer within the community. He looks forward to being able to help customers achieve their financial goals.

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


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.

Jennifer J. Mathis

Consumer Banking Officer

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.

Morgan Matthews


Andrew J. Mejdrich


Bonnie L. Miller

AVP, Credit Ops

Caleb A. Moody


Linda K. Motley


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.

Jaclyn Owens


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.

Tonya Patton


Christina N. Powell


Barbara D. Price


Kacie E. Rankin

Consumer Banking Officer

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.

Terry L. Schafer


Carol A. Schneider

AVP, Credit Ops

Melanie K. Sexton


Luanne Sinclair


David Slater


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.

Abigail Smith


Karen S. Spencer


Allisha N. Staten

AVP, Credit Ops

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.

Ryan Talbert


Mike Trexler


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.

Jodi M. Vollmer

Credit Administrator

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 likes working at his pizza business or 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