The First National Bank is proud of its 113 year history of providing financial services to families and businesses throughout the area. The bank provides a complete line of full-service banking products and services, as well as online and mobile banking services.
The First National Bank is a locally owned, locally managed, independent financial institution chartered in 1906. First National’s home office is located in Allendale, IL and the bank has full-service branches located in Mt. Carmel and West Salem, Illinois. In 2018, the bank ended with an all-time high of assets of $231 million and record earnings that exceeded $2 million. A complete remodel of the West Salem facility will be completed by mid-2019. The bank employs 38 full-time and 7 part-time individuals.
Don Price, President & CEO of The First National Bank, commented that, “we remain committed to providing personalized, localized service to the individuals, families, and businesses in the communities we serve. We are large enough to meet all of our clients’ product and service needs, yet our business model is locally focused and allows us to deliver our products and services with a personal, one-on-one level of customer service.”
Price further commented, “Our success can be directly attributed to our team of professional and experienced bankers. Community banking is vital to rural communities and we are committed to making a positive impact on the clients and communities we serve.”