Michelle D. Blackwell

VP, Finance

Patricia K. Bond

Adm Assistant

Craig W. Deere


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.

Karen S. Kerr

VP, Finance

Terry L. Schafer


Maggie M. Zahradka

VP, Operations