01/14/2020: Hickory Point Bank Announces the Appointment of Lori Gold Patterson to its Board of Directors

Hickory Point Bank announces that Ms. Lori Gold Patterson has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Ms. Gold Patterson is the founder of Pixo, a Digital Engineering consultancy in Urbana.

“We are delighted to welcome Ms. Gold Patterson to Hickory Point Bank’s Board of Directors,” said Doug Schmalz, Chairman of the Board. “With her business process and information technology expertise she brings a unique skillset to our Board. As banking and financial industries continue to broaden their digital platforms, we believe Ms. Gold Patterson will help Hickory Point Bank continue to prosper in an increasingly digital environment.”

“Our access to Ms. Gold Patterson’s professional knowledge, entrepreneurial experience and insights into the Champaign-Urbana community brings another great resource to Hickory Point Bank,” said Dan Marker, President, Champaign Region.


About Gold Patterson

Ms. Gold Patterson has 30 years of experience in the Information Technology industry, including

20 years as the chief executive officer of Pixo. Prior to founding Pixo, Ms. Gold Patterson held positions with Solo Cup Company, Caterpillar, and Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting). She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and is a member of the board of directors of Delta Dental of Illinois, where she chairs its Enterprise Risk committee. Ms. Gold Patterson is active in the Champaign-Urbana community, including formerly chairing the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation, and is the recipient of numerous community awards, including Women Making Waves Award (2017), Entrepreneur of the Year (2016), and the Athena Award (2011).


About Hickory Point Bank

Hickory Point Bank & Trust, with total assets of $640 million, is one of central Illinois’ leading locally owned banks. Hickory Point Bank offers a full line of commercial, mortgage, consumer, online, trust, investment management, and farm management services to central Illinois’ businesses and families with locations in Champaign, Decatur, Peoria, and Springfield. For more information about Hickory Point Bank and its products, visit www.hickorypointbank.com


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