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Bob Penwell
Relationship Manager of League Members’ Assistance Corporation

As the name implies, Relationship Manager is about creating and nurturing opportunities.  Since 2011, I have worked to develop those within our member network. My relationship with The League goes back to 2000 when I began working for the consultants J. F. Molloy & Associates and ILFI’s Trust account was assigned to me.  In 2004, J. F. Molloy was purchased by Principal Financial Group (the Trust insurer) and I went to work for Principal. Again, the Trust account was given to me. In 2011, the Principal exited the group insurance market and once again, I was assigned to the Trust – this time fortunately as a direct hire to the League Members Assistance Corp.

I received my Bachelor of Arts in Business in 1976 and have held an Illinois Producers Insurance license for thirty years. Prior to the Trust, I worked as a commercial underwriter, marketing rep, and an independent agent.

My hobbies are bass fishing and deer hunting.  My wife and I have been married 41 years and we have three daughters and 2 grandchildren.  My wife is a reading teacher with New Berlin School District.  

The League 2016 - 2017 Board of Directors


District 1

2017Ralph C. Carstensen 
Hoyne Savings Bank
Chicago 
2019Kathleen E. Marinangel 
McHenry Savings Bank
McHenry

District 2

2018Edward A. Mollo
Streator Home Savings Bank
Streator 
2018Walter “Chip” Hasselbring III
Iroquois Federal Savings and Loan
Watseka 
2019Larry W. Strohm
First Bank & Trust, IL
Paris 

District 3

2018TJ Burge
Marion County Savings Bank
Salem 


At-Large

2017Dane H. Cleven
Community Savings Bank
Chicago 
2017Gary R. Nation
Central Federal Savings & Loan Association
Cicero 
2017Stephen M. Oksas
Mutual Federal Bank
Chicago 
2018Karlie Krehbiel
Lisle Savings Bank
Lisle 
2018Steven F. Rosenbaum
Prospect Federal Savings Bank
Worth 

Officers

2018William J. Smigiel, Chairman
Liberty Bank for Savings
Chicago 
2019Travis Schroll
Chairman Elect
Beardstown Savings sb
Beardstown 
2020Tyler Rouse
Vice Chairman
First Federal Savings Bank of Champaign
Urbana 
2017Stephen G. Lear
Immediate Past Chair
North Shore Trust and Savings
Waukegan 

Erich J. Bloxdorf
President
Illinois League of Financial Institutions
Springfield 
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