Town and Country Bank’s President & CEO, Micah Bartlett, Elected as Chairman for the Illinois Bankers Association

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., June 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Micah R. Bartlett, President and CEO of Town and Country Financial Corporation (OTCPINK:TWCF) and Town and Country Bank, was inducted as Chairman for the Illinois Bankers Association (IBA) at their Annual Conference in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Bartlett will serve as the 125th IBA Chairman for the 2016 fiscal year.

Bartlett will chair the IBA board as it continues to execute its strategic plan, improve the banking and business climate in Illinois for the benefit of all communities, and provide innovative solutions to its member banks.

On his election, Bartlett commented, “I am truly honored to be elected the 125th Chairman of this very positive and effective association. IBA member banks are among the most innovative in the industry, and I look forward to helping further advance the IBA and its members. The men and women of this association and our banks support their communities every day, and I’m proud to call them my friends.”

Linda Koch, President and CEO of the IBA commented, “The IBA is gratified to elect yet another respected and forward-thinking Illinois banking executive to serve as its Chair. Micah brings a unique combination of banking experience, a true love of banking, and a focus that will better the Illinois banking industry. He is a great asset to the association, and we are pleased and honored to have him lead our board and executive team.”

The Illinois Bankers Association is a full-service trade association dedicated to creating a positive business climate that benefits the entire banking industry and the communities they serve. Founded in 1891, the IBA brings together state and national banks, savings banks, and savings and loan associations of all sizes in Illinois. Collectively, the IBA represents nearly 90 percent of the assets of the Illinois banking industry, which employs more than 100,000 men and women in over 5,000 offices across the state.

Town and Country Financial Corporation is the parent holding company for Town and Country Bank, Peoples Prosperity Bank, a division of Town and Country Bank and Town and Country Banc Mortgage Services, Inc. The company provides comprehensive lines of retail, commercial, agricultural, and mortgage banking as well as trust and investment services to families, businesses, and organizations throughout downstate Illinois. Town and Country Financial Corporation shares are quoted under the symbol TWCF. For more information about the bank, please visit

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