Farmers State Bank, Pittsfield, IL Recognized as 2022 Best Place to Work in Illinois

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Farmers State Bank, Pittsfield, Illinois— Farmers State Bank, headquartered in Pittsfield, IL, is proud to announce they have been named one of the 2022 Best Places to Work in Illinois. The awards program is promoted by The Daily Herald Suburban Business.


“We are extremely proud to be recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Illinois,” said Nevin Grigsby, President, Farmers State Bank. “When I look at what sets our company apart from others, it comes down to one thing time and time again: our people. I am grateful for their continued dedication and hard work and am proud to work alongside them every day.”


This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best places of employment in Illinois, benefiting the state's economy, workforce, and businesses. Farmers State Bank is one of only 46 businesses in Illinois in the small company category (15-99 U.S. employees) to receive this honor for 2022.


Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Illinois. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, and demographics, and was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience and was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Illinois and analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.


Farmers State Bank will be recognized and honored at the Best Places to Work in Illinois awards in-person luncheon, coordinated by The Daily Herald Suburban Business on Wednesday, May 11. The final rankings will be announced at the event, posted on the Daily Herald Suburban Business website (, and published in a special commemorative section on June 26. An unranked list of all honorees will be announced in the April 10 issue of the Daily Herald Suburban Business.


For more information on the Best Places to Work in Illinois program, visit