Parent Company Recognized as a Forbes Best Bank in America for 2021

Illinois Bank & Trust, through its parent company, Heartland Financial USA, Inc., has been named a “Forbes Best Bank 2021.”

Quarterly Market Review Q4 2020

The development of a COVID-19 vaccine and a shift in US political power propelled the markets to new highs in the fourth quarter. Our banking experts provide a fourth quarter summary and review new developments that have investors optimistic about the economic recovery.

Illinois Bank & Trust establishes relief fund for Don Carter Lanes shooting victims

Illinois Bank & Trust established a victims’ relief fund for the families of those killed and the individuals injured in the tragic shooting incident at Don Carter Lanes in Rockford.

Quarterly Market Review Q3 2020

Bank experts give an overview of the markets for the third quarter of 2020.  This market commentary includes a discussion of the COVID government relief efforts to stimulate the economy and stats on how the markets are performing.

Illinois Bank & Trust Donates $20,000 to Lewis Lemon Elementary School

Illinois Bank & Trust supports Lewis Lemon Elementary School to honor teachers who are working harder than ever for their students.

July 2020 Market Review

An unprecedented response begets an unprecedented response

Illinois Bank & Trust’s Commercial Credit Card Program Nationally Ranked Fifth Year in a Row

For the fifth year in a row, Illinois Bank & Trust has been ranked among the top U.S. commercial credit card issuers for purchase volume growth.

Illinois Bank & Trust Announces the Retirement of Dennis Roop

Roop served most recently as the Head of Commercial Banking.

Illinois Bank & Trust Donates Money for Breast Cancer Research

Illinois Bank & Trust announced a donation of $5,000 in support of breast cancer research to Midwest Medical Center.

Coronavirus and the Economy

COVID-19 pushed the economy into bear market territory faster than any other time in history. Our experts provide a market review of the first four months of 2020.