Bill Schlinkert was recently named senior vice president and lead trust executive for First Mid-Illinois Bank and Trust in Mattoon.
“I’m pleased to welcome Bill to the First Mid Trust & Wealth Management team," bank Executive Vice President Brad Beesley said. "Bill has valuable experience and a track record of providing quality customer service and counsel to his clients.”
Schlinkert has been a vice president, fiduciary segment manager and national manager for accounts terminations with Wells Fargo in Las Vegas. He also worked for MB Financial in Rosemont, Illinois, where he worked as first vice president and head of personal trust administration.
He earned his bachelor's degree in business administration from MacMurray College and also studied at the American Bankers Association National Trust School and Cannon Financial Institute Trust School.
Schlinkert, who brings nearly four decades of banking and finance experience with him to First Mid-Illinois, will supervise the day-to-day operations in the bank's trust department.