South Side Trust & Savings Bank, a subsidiary of Mid Illinois Bancorp, Inc., at its December 2014 Board Meeting, announced the promotions of Laura Dunton to Personal Trust Officer, Lori King to Assistant Cashier, Assistant Consumer Lending Manager, and Jim McCready to Assistant Cashier, Visa/Merchant Administrator.
Dunton has been with South Side Bank since 2007. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Illinois State University. She is a graduate from the Cannon School of Trust and is a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor. Dunton is a volunteer for the Peoria Public School’s Reading Buddies Program.
King has worked in the banking industry for 22 years, serving at South Side Bank for the past 5 years. She attended Illinois Central College and has completed many courses through the American Bankers Association. She is a 2010 graduate of the East Peoria Chamber of Commerce Leadership School. King is a volunteer for the Morton Pumpkin Festival, Easter Seals, and United Way.
McCready has worked in the banking industry for 27 years, working for South Side Bank for the past 5 years. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Illinois State University. McCready is an active member of the Athletic Boosters for Illinois Valley Central High School in Chillicothe.South Side Trust & Savings Bank, a locally owned financial institution since 1922, has $649 million in assets and serves the tri-county area with 12 full service locations in Peoria, East Peoria, West Peoria, Bartonville, Chillicothe, Washington, and Pekin. South Side Bank owns Mid Illinois Insurance Services, Inc. located at 1524 W. Glen Avenue in Peoria.