McKee re-elected as group director of CBAI

Kim McKee, president/CEO of North Central Bank in Hennepin, was re-elected as group director of the Community Bankers Association of Illinois (CBAI) at the association’s annual convention held recently in Chicago. As a group director, she serves on the CBAI board of directors, as well as its strategic planning and membership committees.

McKee received her Bachelor of Science in Economics from Illinois State University in Normal. She is a graduate of CBAI’s Community Banking School, Bloomington, and the Graduate School of Banking, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

McKee began her banking career in 1994. From 1998 to the present, she has worked at North Central Bank, Hennepin, where she has had the opportunity to work in all areas of the bank. She is currently the president/CEO and director at the bank.

She has served on the Community BancService Corporation board of directors. She is currently on the CBAI board of directors, is a strategic planning committee member, and is serving on the special events committee. She has been the chairwoman for CBAI’s Foundation for Community Banking since 2016.

McKee civil duties include serving as a board member of the Hall Township Food Pantry - Project Success of Eastern Bureau County, and as an executive board member with the Upper Illinois River Valley Community Development Corporation.

CBAT is a professional trade association representing nearly 300 Illinois commercial banks and thrifts, and their 880 Illinois bank branches. Its members have nearly $80 billion in assets and employ approximately 17,000 individuals. CBAI, headquartered in Springfield, was founded in 1974 to exclusively represent and serve the community-banking profession. For more information, visit