Stephen Hartman

Vice President 

Steve Hartman has been called a “model commercial lender” by his customers for the professionalism, competence, and customer-friendly approach he brings to his work. Steve keeps his customers’ interests first. He is always looking for ways to help you improve your processes, your cash flow, and your bottom line.

Steve’s favorite business advice is to take what you do best and be great at it. His passion is building our community through strong local businesses, and he is here to help you do what you do best.

A graduate of Monmouth College, Steve has more than 20 years of lending experience. He was honored as a Central Illinois Business Magazine Forty Under 40 young leader in 2009. Steve is a volunteer instructor for Junior Achievement of East Central Illinois, and serves on the finance and green build committees of the Homebuilders Association of East Central Illinois.

Steve enjoys golf and has continued his collegiate running career by competing in marathons across the country. Steve and his wife, Karen, welcomed their daughter Lauren in the summer of 2012.