Robert Cormier Jr. reappointed to chair IBA panel

Robert Cormier Jr., executive vice president at Home State Bank N.A., Crystal Lake, recently was reappointed to chair of the Illinois Bankers Association Education Advisory Committee by IBA Chairman Charie A. Zanck, American Community Bank & Trust, Woodstock.

As chairman of the Education Advisory Committee, Cormier will assist in recommending strategies for the development, marketing and implementation of educational offerings, and will serve in an advisory role to the IBA Board of Directors on timely and important banking topics, while examining the quality of all educational programs offered and marketed by the association to ensure that the professional development needs of all Illinois bankers are met.

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, savings banks, and savings and loan associations of all sizes in Illinois. Collectively, the IBA represents nearly 90 percent of the assets of the Illinois banking industry, which employees more than 100,000 men and women in more than 5,000 offices across the state.