Mike has been with the bank since 1991 and has been a lender since graduating from college in 1986. Mike received his Bachelor of Science degree from Western Illinois University and is a graduate of the Illinois Banking School and the Graduate School of Banking, Madison, Wisconsin. Mike serves on the Illinois Bankers Association Agricultural Advisory Committee and is a member of the Carthage Kiwanis Club. Mike is also President of the Hancock County Economic Development Committee and previously served as President and Trustee at Carl Sandburg College, and was a board member for Memorial Hospital / Hancock County Nursing Home and Carthage Industrial Development Corporation.