Tom Kahle, AFM

Executive Vice President, Wealth Advisor, Trust Officer


  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. degree in Agri-Business from Illinois State University
  • Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Accredited Farm Manager by the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
  • Certified Crop Adviser by the American Society of Agronomy

Areas of Expertise

  • Over 30 years experience in banking and wealth management including farm management, charitable organizations, revocable and irrevocable trust, life insurance trusts, and like kind exchange trusts
  • Extensive experience in agricultural and commercial lending
  • Previous merger of Bank of Chenoa into Heartland Bank and Trust
  • Served as the President of Bank of Chenoa previously


  • Served in a variety of capacities including church boards and the local school board
  • Serves as Treasurer on the Meadows Mennonite Retirement Community board and Prairie Central Cooperative board of directors, both in Chenoa
  • Serves on the OSF St. James Hospital Foundation board in Pontiac
  • Named Chenoan of the Year in 1999 and the Outstanding Agri-Business Person in McLean County in 2011

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