INB Earns 5-Star Rating from Independent Rating Firm


BAUERFINANCIAL, Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s premier bank rating firm, is proud to announce that Illinois National Bank, Springfield, Ill. has secured a 5-star rating.  This rating rating indicates the bank excels in areas of capital adequacy, profitability, asset quality and much more.

“Because community banks put their focus on local people and small businesses, they are perfectly positioned to provide the specialized support that is unique to their area,” acknowledges Karen L. Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “Community banks, like Illinois National Bank, promote local growth by investing back into the same neighborhoods that their deposits come from. By fostering these local relationships, they achieve two goals: they are highly capitalized, and they are accountable to their customers.”

Established in 1999, Illinois National Bank has been reinvesting in its local communities from day one. The bank currently operates through offices located offices in Bloomington, Chatham, Fairmount, Mount Pulaski, Peoria, Pleasant Plains, Riverton and Springfield and online at

BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983. No institution can pay for or opt out of a BauerFinancial rating. Star-ratings are all available for free at