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First State Bank announces new mortgage originator

First State announced today that Kip McDaniel has joined the Champaign banking team as its newest mortgage originator and will be responsible for building relationships with real estate agents and mortgage customers throughout Champaign County.

McDaniel is a graduate of Illinois State University and has 17 years of experience in banking, marketing and business administration. He was awarded the Forty Under 40 for Central Illinois and is actively involved within the community as a member of the several organizations.

McDaniel enjoys time with wife Ainsley and their Weimaraner, Cooper.

McDaniel may be reached at First State’s Champaign office at 217-239-3000, by cell at 217-552-9088 or by email at

First State Bank is a subsidiary of First State Bancorp of Monticello, Inc., wholly owned by its employees with a strong commitment to service excellence. Together with its affiliate First State Bank of Bloomington, it operates locations in Monticello, Bloomington, Champaign, Tuscola, Atwood, Hammond and Heyworth.