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Allendale Bank Coming to Carmi

Allendale Bank Coming to Carmi

The First National Bank of Allendale has announced its plans to expand operations into the Carmi, Illinois market.

As part of a commitment to the Carmi community, The First National Bank has purchased real estate at 1500 W. Main Street, in Carmi to begin construction of a loan and deposit production office later this year.

Dean Ackerman, a Senior Vice President at The First National Bank, will oversee the development of the White County market. Dean is a native of White County with over twenty years of banking experience. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Agriculture. Dean is married to Jaci and they have two children, Tyler and Katelyn.

The First National Bank is also excited to add local Carmi lender Chris Myers to its team of experienced bankers. Myers is a native of Carmi and graduate of Southern Illinois University with a degree in Marketing. He brings over twenty years of financial services experience to his new position. Chris and his wife Tricia have two children, Drew and Dylan, and three grandchildren. Chris has been actively involved with the Carmi Junior Pro Football League and the Carmi Kiwanis Club since 1999.

Ackerman commented, “I look forward to working with Chris to serve the people of Carmi with their banking needs.”

The First National Bank President Donald W. Price added, “We are pleased to have assembled this experienced team of bankers. Dean and Chris bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the White County market. Our community banking approach is centered on professional and responsive service to our valued clients. We’re confident we are putting the right bankers in place to do just that.”

The First National Bank of Allendale was chartered in 1905 and opened for business in 1906. The bank has full-service banking offices in Allendale, Mt. Carmel, and West Salem, Illinois. The bank’s total assets are approximately $231 million. The bank offers a wide range of personal and commercial banking services.