BLOOMINGTON, IL— Heartland Bank and Trust Company, already a trusted home loan leader in the Bloomington-Normal community, adds Mike Curran and promotes Megan Smitley to the local mortgage lending team. Mike Curran, a seasoned lender and a 20-year Bloomington resident, brings sales and customer relationship experience from roles at IBM and Afni. He has a B.S in Finance from the University of Illinois and completed Wharton School Executive Education at the University of Pennsylvania. Curran has served on the boards of the United Way of McLean County and the Red Cross of the Heartland. He is a native of Joliet.
Megan Smitley, a six-year bank employee, has been promoted to Mortgage Banker. Smitley has served as a Retail Banker and most recently, as a Mortgage Loan Assistant. With roots in Mahomet, Smitley currently lives in Bloomington.
Joining the established team of Doug Koonce, Tina Marlett, Samantha Brown, and Belinda Landry, Curran and Smitley are located at the bank’s 405 N. Hershey Rd. location in Bloomington. They are responsible for assisting customers with residential lending needs, including new home mortgages, mortgage refinancing, second mortgages, and home equity loans and lines of credit.
“We are excited to bring Mike and Megan on board to lead our home loan growth and recognition in the Bloomington-Normal area,” said Amy Bruscato, Heartland Bank’s Mortgage Sales Manager. “Their experience, relationship-building ability and knowledge of the local market is a good fit for this growing team.”
Heartland Bank and Trust Company is an independently owned community bank with assets of $3 billion. Headquartered in Bloomington, IL, the bank has offices in communities throughout Illinois. The bank offers a complete line of financial services to commercial and retail customers. More information is available on the bank’s website at www.hbtbank.com.