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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.