SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Bankers Association has announced that William D. Barlow has been elected to the IBA’s Board of Directors for 2014- 2015. Barlow has 34 years of banking experience and serves as executive vice president chief lending officer of First Clover Leaf Bank in Edwardsville.
Barlow is chairman of the board for the Edwardsville Economic Development Council and previously served as chairman of the board for Hospice of Southern Illinois. He also serves as a past president for the Lewis and Clark Council of Boy Scouts and is also the Area Three President, which includes 11 councils throughout Illinois, Missouri and Iowa.
“The IBA is pleased and honored to have Bill on our board team,” said IBA 2014- 2015 Chairman Kevin Rogers from Philo Exchange Bank. “He will be a great asset to the association’s board of directors.”
The Illinois Bankers Association is a full-service trade association dedicated to creating a positive business climate that benefits the entire banking industry and the communities they serve. Founded in 1891, the IBA brings together state and national banks and savings banks of all sizes in Illinois. Collectively, the IBA represents nearly 90 percent of the assets of the Illinois banking industry, which employs more than 100,000 men and women in over 5,000 offices across the state.