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Recognition - Outstanding Members

Outstanding Members

The purpose of the CBAI Outstanding Member Award is to recognize an officer and/or director of a CBAI member who, regardless of his or her station in CBAI, goes well beyond the call of duty and expectation to significantly benefit the cause of community banking through CBAI. Criteria can include ideas and efforts which produce favorable results for community banks, either legislatively, regulatorily, or educationally from an operational standpoint; or a combination of the above. 

2017
Bill Wubben
Apple River State Bank

2016
David Pirsein
First National Bank in Pinckneyville

2015
Mike Estes
The Fisher National Bank

2014
Sam Scott
Scott State Bank, Bethany

Rick Hiatt
Morton Community Bank

2013
Dennis Hesker
First National Bank of Okawville

2012
Robin Loftus
Security Bank, s.b., Springfield

2011
Greg Ohlendorf
First Community Bank & Trust in Beecher

2010
Ray Altmix
The Bank of Marion

2009
Robert W. Lott*
Farmers State Bank, Elmwood

2008
Gerald Johnson
First National Bank of Grand Ridge

2007
Preston Smith
First National Bank, Mulberry Grove

2006
Sam Scott
Scott State Bank, Bethany

2005
Larry Maschhoff
Bank of Illinois, Normal

2004
Arthur R. Murray
Citizens State Bank, Milford

2003
Roger Lehmann
The Harvard State Bank

2002
David G. Schroeder
American Enterprise Bank, Buffalo Grove

2001
David G. Schroeder
American Enterprise Bank, Buffalo Grove

2000
James R. Shafer
First National Bank in Tremont

1999
Paul A. Pogue
North Adams State Bank, Ursa

1998
Ivan Donner
State Bank of Toulon

Robert "Doug" Knapp*
Peoples State Bank of Colfax

1997
Karl Tauber
American Bank in Illinois, Highland

1996
Mark G. Field
Farmers Bank of Liberty

1995
James T. Ashworth
Carlinville National Bank

1994
James P. Ghiglieri
Alpha Community Bank, Toluca

1993
James R. Shafer
The First National Bank in Tremont

1992
William E. Lannon*
State Bank of Saunemin

1991
David W. Combs 
First National Bank in Taylorville

Daryl D. Barklow*
East Dubuque Savings Bank

1990
Frank Mainczyk
Marquette National Bank, Chicago

1989
Daryl D. Barklow*
East Dubuque Savings Bank

1988
David Ledlie* 
Ashton Bank & Trust Company

James "Bud" Singer*
Central National Bank of Mattoon

1987
C. Dean Easton
Pontiac National Bank

*Deceased