March 20, 2023
At First Mid, we are proud to support women-owned businesses. We have many commercial clients throughout our locations in Illinois, Missouri, and Texas, who are either fully women-owned or partially women-owned. In honor of Women’s History Month, we are highlighting women-owned businesses who have worked with First Mid to inspire ...read more
March 20, 2023
How often do you think about the food on the table? Not just how tasty it is, but the work that truly goes into producing your favorite meal. Spoiler alert! It takes the hard work and dedication of a team of people ranging from the tireless farmer to the expert ...read more
January 4, 2021
Understanding the best possible treasury management programs and services for you and your business starts with a consultation with experts in the field. Keri McPherson, Treasury Management Relationship Manager, breaks down the ins and outs of treasury management at First Mid Bank & Trust.
What is treasury management?Keri explains, “Treasury Management ...read more
March 16, 2020
Whether you need a loan for this year's crop or need help managing farm property, we have an experienced team of ag professionals you can turn to.
Our experienced farm managers see that the client's property is managed in an efficient manner, keeping the farm's ownership goals in mind. Our ...read more
May 24, 2019
Your dream flower shop, that unexpected expense to replace old machinery, or a much-needed expansion for your thriving accounting firm. No matter the business or the reason, you need access to hassle-free lending options. The loan pre-approval, negotiation, and final approval process can be tricky to navigate, so let’s discuss ...read more
February 21, 2019
Getting a loan for a new car is a pretty straight-forward process. But what if you’re with a unit of local government that needs to finance a fire truck or other equipment? That’s a specialized form of commercial lending, and it’s not always simple.
Public entities obtain financing via unique methods, ...read more
January 23, 2019
Managing a business in today’s environment isn’t easy, and growing a business can be even more challenging. Having cash flow helps make it possible. If you recognize the value of having your customers pay in cash at the time of service, then an Accounts Receivable Line of Credit and having ...read more
July 6, 2018
Helping people achieve their dreams.
What are you passionate about? Pizza? Flowers? Pets?
First Mid Bank & Trust Decatur Community President, John West, is passionate about Small Business Administration loans and because of SBA lending he has been able to help people achieve their dreams of owning businesses.
“First Mid’s goal is to ...read more