RELATIONSHIP DRIVEN. MEMBER FOCUSED.             

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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 2018 Board of Directors


District 1

2020Stephen G. Lear
North Shore Trust & Savings
Waukegan


District 2

2018Edward A. Mollo
Streator Home Savings Bank
Streator 
2018Walter “Chip” Hasselbring III
Iroquois Federal Savings and Loan
Watseka 
2020

Eloise L. Mackus
Security Bank
Springfield



District 3

2018TJ Burge
Marion County Savings Bank
Salem 
2019Mary Jo Homan
Chester National Bank
Chester


At-Large

2020Dane H. Cleven
Community Savings Bank
Chicago 
2018Steven F. Rosenbaum
Hoyne Savings Bank
Worth
2020Stephen M. Oksas
Mutual Federal Bank
Chicago 
2018Karlie Krehbiel
Lisle Savings Bank
Lisle 


Officers

2019

Travis Schroll, Chairman
Beardstown Savings sb
Beardstown 

2020

Tyler Rouse,  Chairman Elect
First Federal Savings Bank of Champaign
Urbana 

2019Gary R. Nation, Vice Chairman
Central Federal Savings & Loan Association
Cicero

Erich J. Bloxdorf, President
Illinois League of Financial Institutions
Springfield



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