Legence Bank has promoted Gina Burnett as assistant vice president and mortgage loan officer.

Burnett has been in the financial industry for 24 years and joined Legence Bank in 2009, she has held the positions of bookkeeping and loan assistant. She pursued her degree at Southeastern Illinois College in business management and received certification through the Consumer Lending Institute at the Community Bankers Association of Illinois. 

She plans to continue her role in the bank's mortgage department. Her main focus will be helping customers with financing of their home loans and walking them through the process step by step. Burnett will be splitting her time between the main branch in Eldorado and the Harrisburg branch, according to a press release from Legence Bank. 

“Burnett has been instrumental in the growth of Legence Bank and we are proud to recognize her contributions to our collective success with her promotion. She will continue to aid in our company’s growth and innovative leadership,” said Kevin Beckemeyer, president of Legence Bank. “We are looking forward to the continued value she will bring to Legence Bank.”

Burnett currently resides in Carmi with her husband, Jim Burnett.

For more information, visit LegenceBank.com.

— The Southern