TONICA — Alan Stremlau, CEO of Illini State Bank in Tonica, was re-elected as group director of the Community Bankers Association of Illinois at the association’s annual convention held recently in Springfield.
As a group director, he serves on the CBAI board of directors, as well as its strategic planning and special events committees.
Stremlau graduated from Western Illinois University, Macomb, in 1986. He also graduated from the CBAI Community Bankers School, Bloomington, and Graduate School of Banking, Madison, Wis. Stremlau started his career with Tonica State Bank and Farmers State Bank of Lostant in 1986 as an agricultural loan officer. These two banks merged into Illini State Bank, Oglesby, in 1988, where he has served as CEO since 2012.
Stremlau is a director and board secretary on the Illini State Bank and ISB Bancorp boards. He has served on the Community BancService Corporation board and now serves on the CBAI board as a group director.
Stremlau’s civic duties involve service as chief and president of the Tonica Fire, Ambulance and Rescue Service and serves on the Planning Commission and Zoning Board for the village of Tonica.
Stremlau and his wife, Misty, are residents of Tonica and are parents of two sons and two daughters, and they have one granddaughter.
CBAI is a professional trade association representing 310 Illinois commercial banks and thrifts, and their 880 Illinois bank branches.
CBAI was founded in 1974 to represent and serve the community banking profession.