Heartland Bank and Trust Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Paul Scherer to Assistant Vice President. Scherer is currently located in Pekin and is responsible for overseeing both the Court Street and Broadway banking center locations. Having joined Heartland Bank in 2008, Scherer has 14 years of experience in lending.
Attending school locally, Scherer graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. Following college he worked as a collections specialist then moved into retail banking as a Branch Manager and most recently holding the dual role of Branch Manager and Mortgage Loan Originator. Scherer currently serves as Ambassador for the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce and Superintendent of the Northfield Christian Fellowship Sunday School Department. He currently resides in Tremont with his wife, Jennifer, and two children, Hannah and Jacob.
Heartland Bank and Trust Company is an independently owned community bank with assets of $1.6 billion. Headquartered in Bloomington, IL, the bank has offices in 25 communities throughout Central and Western Illinois and Northeast Missouri. The bank offers a complete line of financial services to commercial and retail customers. More information is available on the bank’s website at http://www.hbtbank.com/.