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LLCU Hires Howard Martin as new Chief Lending Officer (CLO) and SVP of Commercial Lending

7/19/2021 Cayla Hittmeier

Decatur, Illinois, July 19th, 2021 – Land of Lincoln Credit Union (LLCU) is pleased to announce that Howard Martin has joined the Senior Management team as the new Chief Lending Officer (CLO). Martin will oversee lending operations for all 12 LLCU branches throughout the 27-county service area for LLCU. He will also serve as a Senior VP Commercial Loan Officer. LLCU is an SBA-certified lending facility.

Martin brings extensive experience to the position, having over 20 years of experience in the financial industry, most recently serving as Vice President/Commercial Banking Officer at Town & Country Bank. Martin is a graduate of Boston University.

“The addition of Howard to our senior leadership team is going to be a great fit,” stated Robert Ares, LLCU President and CEO. “Not only does he bring an impressive background and a depth & breadth of experience to the table, but he is a compassionate person and invested in the community. That makes him a perfect fit here at LLCU.”

Martin is quite involved in the community, having served on the Greater Decatur YMCA Finance Committee and he is a USA Soccer Grassroots Coach, as well. Martin will work out of the Prosperity Place branch in Decatur, Illinois and can be reached by calling (844) 222-7788



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