President's Message

Greetings from The Harvard State Bank

Welcome to our website and to The Harvard State Bank. Our Bank has a rich history as we were founded on August 6, 1866. With a charter dating back to 1866, The Harvard State Bank is the 9th oldest bank in the State of Illinois, and the oldest in Northern Illinois. We know what it takes to succeed!

Our commitment to our customers starts with our people. We are “Your Friends in Banking” and our team is committed to providing Financial Services that help our customers reach their financial goals. Our involvement in our communities helps us better understand the needs of our customers. Local management gives us the guidance to react to the needs of those customers quickly and with flexibility to exceed their expectations. We are your Neighbors, living and working in the communities we serve helping to make them better places to live.

We are a “Full Service Community Bank”. That means we offer Mortgage Loans, Agricultural Loans, Remote Deposit, Identity Theft Protection, Mobile Banking,Trust Department Services, and Investment Services to name just a few. Whether you are dealing with us in person, over the telephone, or online, we will provide you with a banking experience that will be seamless and fit your needs.

In this day and age where there are many choices, we are honored that you have chosen us and we appreciate your business. However, if you are looking for a new “Banking Partner,” and you want a bank that will stay with you, you have found one! We will be honored if you choose us!

We wish you and yours the best. Please stop in, log in, or call us in order to help us make our service to you “The Best It Can Be”. Thank you for your time and support.

Best Regards,

Phillip Lehmann
President and CEO