Clinton Journal | Lance White joins First National Bank as Vice President of Agriculture and Business


CLINTON – First National Bank and Trust Company announced this week Lance White has joined the bank as the new Vice President of Agricultural and Commercial Banking.

Lance has over 25 years of commercial, consumer and mortgage lending experience in community banking. He also has extensive experience in the areas of loan administration, compliance and operations.

“The opportunity to add Lance to our team has come at the perfect time and reinforces our commitment to lending in and around DeWitt County by expanding our lending team,” said Josh Shofner, President of First National Bank and Trust Company. . “He served DeWitt County Borrowers for the vast majority of his 29-year career, all working and living in DeWitt County.”

“I know that those he has worked with over the years have been treated fairly and very much appreciated his service. We seek to continue these trends and this commitment to customers and the community in his new role at First National Bank.

Lance, a Clinton native, graduated from Clinton High School and then Olivet Nazarene University with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and a minor in Computer Information Systems. In addition, he is a graduate of three Illinois Bankers Association programs, including the Illinois School of Banking, Residential Real Estate Lending School, and Advanced Consumer Lending School, as well as the Community Bankers Association of Illinois. Community Bankers Compliance School.

“I look forward to expanding my career here at First National Bank and Trust Company and working with this great team! My goal as a lender is to provide a positive and personal experience in every banking relationship and I look forward to continuing here,” said Lance White, Vice President of Agricultural and Commercial Banking. “The First National Bank and Trust Company community reinvestment helps our community and our young people attracted me to this bank, including REV grants for small businesses, start-up business and financial literacy programs provided to schools, as well as support for local non-profit organizations. . I am impressed with the culture and vision this bank has established for employees, bank customers and the community we serve.

Lance has been a member of the Clinton Kiwanis Service Club for over 20 years, including several years as a board member, and is currently a board member and treasurer of the DeWitt County Development Council.

He was also a board member of the Clinton Exchange Club and volunteered as an assistant coach for several youth sports leagues. For more than 25 years he has been a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, served for many years on the board of directors, and his most cherished position was that of president and leader of the youth group.

Lance and his wife, Sally, reside in Clinton and have three adult children. In his spare time, he enjoys riding motorcycles, attending car shows and spending time with family and friends.


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