Grant Franklin is a dedicated senior lender for the Springfield, Illinois area who enjoys collaborating with business owners to help them grow and improve their operations through innovative banking solutions. Grant began his career over forty years ago with Town and Country Bank, now Heartland Bank, but later left to work for regional banks in Southern Illinois, Central Illinois, and Indiana. He returned to Town and Country Bank in 2008.
Grant holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance, and a master’s degree in business administration, with a specialization in financial institution management from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Additionally, he holds a Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP) designation from the National Association of Home Builders. This designation is for professionals who work in the affordable housing industry through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program.
Grant is active in the community having served on numerous committees and boards. He is currently involved with the Springfield YMCA Board of Directors and Finance Committee and the Illinois Housing Council Membership and Events Committee. A resident of the Springfield area, Grant enjoys spending time with his family.