“We are excited to have Marty on our team,” said Kim L. Larson,
Senior Vice President –Wealth Management. “Marty’s client
relationship management skills and related experience will provide
additional depth to our talented team.”
In her eleven years as the Executive Director of the Abraham Lincoln
Healthcare Foundation in Lincoln, Ahrends assisted donors with
financial planning that incorporated charitable giving. Previously,
Ahrends spent six years as a sales representative for Dow
AgroSciences, providing plant protection solutions for ag producers
throughout Central Illinois.
She holds a BS in Agricultural Journalism from University of
Missouri-Columbia. Marty is currently enrolled in the Executive MBA
program at the University of Missouri and will graduate in May 2015.
She has also completed Cannon Financial Institute’s course in
trusts, estate planning, taxation and investments.
She is an 18-year member and past president of the Lincoln Rotary
Club, a Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow, and a 2002 graduate
of the Illinois Agriculture Leadership Program.
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Her volunteer service and leadership has also extended to
Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival’s Fine Art Fair, Logan County
4-H, Lincoln & Logan County Chamber of Commerce, Economic
Development Partnership, and University High School in Normal.
Marty and her family make their home in Logan County and are
actively involved with Zion Lutheran Church and Zion Lutheran
School in Lincoln.
Heartland Bank and Trust Company is an
independently owned community bank with assets of $2.6 billion.
Headquartered in Bloomington, IL, the bank has offices in
communities throughout Illinois. The bank offers a complete line of
financial services to commercial and retail customers. More
information is available on the bank’s website at www.hbtbank.com.
[Text received; RACHAEL HAND,
HEARTLAND BANK AND TRUST COMPANY]