The Danville native who is president of Busey's wealth-management division answered a few questions from Editor Jeff D’Alessio in the 17th installment of our weekly speed read spotlighting local leaders of organizations big and small.

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The UI grad who will mark 20 years heading up an area bank this year took time to answer a few questions from Editor Jeff D’Alessio in the 14th installment of our weekly speed read spotlighting local leaders of organizations big and small.

Special parking for expectant mothers, Michael Bloomberg’s TV commercial spending, confusion over convicted Chicago Democrats, Mayor Feinen and President Trump, an unusual apartment complex in west Champaign, changes at the Champaign dog park, remnants of Camp Rantoul, a temporary stairway at the former PNC bank in downtown Champaign, the state Rep. Carol Ammons investigation and whether there’s a market for a hotel in Ma青鹏棋牌t.

The winner of last Saturday’s C-U’s Got Talent fundraiser met with The News-Gazette’s Alexandria Kobryn to talk balance, love and dinosaurs.

We chat with Mitch Wilson, vice president of mortgage lending at Hickory Point Bank and a member of Central Illinois Business Magazine’s 2019 Forty Under 40 roster, about words to live by, walking beans in Thomasboro and more.

The trend among states, including Illinois, to legalize and regulate the production and sale of recreational marijuana is and has been a troubled legal minefield for banks and their customers trying to make money off such “legalized” production.

CHAMPAIGN — First Busey Corp. reported $102 million in revenue last quarter, up 23 percent compared to the second quarter a year ago.But its profits were flat, with net income of $24.1 million, down from $24.9 million in the second quarter a year ago.Its adjusted net income increased compare…