March 26, 2019
    MATTOON, IL — First Mid Bank & Trust recently announced the recipients of the 2018 Chairman’s Award for Excellence. Among the recipient list was Jessica Sayer, Customer Service Representative at First Mid’s Carbondale banking center. Sayer was nominated by her colleagues for her team spirit and for playing a key role in broadening First Mid’s customer base through her exceptional customer service.
    The Chairman’s Award for Excellence is First Mid’s most prestigious award, and recognizes individuals who not only go above and beyond, but also consistently exemplify First Mid’s values. The award has been in existence since 1995, and has since then been awarded annually.
    Joe Dively, Chairman and CEO, stated, “I look forward to presenting the Chairman’s Award for Excellence every year, and am grateful to have the opportunity to personally thank these individuals for their commitment to First Mid. This award is the highest honor an associate can receive, and since recipients are nominated by their peers, it makes the award even more significant.”
    About First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc.: First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. is the parent company of First Mid Bank & Trust, N.A., First Mid Insurance Group and First Mid Wealth Management Company. First Mid Bank & Trust was first chartered in 1865 and has since grown into a $3.8 billion community-focused organization that provides financial services through a network of 67 banking centers in Illinois and Missouri and a loan production office in Indiana. More information about the Company is available on our website at www.firstmid.com. Our stock is traded in The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC under the ticker symbol “FMBH”.