EFFINGHAM, ILLINOIS – September 12, 2023 – Midland States Bank announced that Clinton Hood has joined as Business Banking Relationship Manager, specializing in Agriculture Lending, for the Southern Illinois region.

In his new role, Hood supports commercial growth and development, specifically in agriculture products and loans. He is responsible for establishing and maintaining ongoing customer relationships and helping farmers assess, strategize, and enhance their businesses. As a producing farmer in his community, Hood is adept in the industry and dedicated to helping customers achieve success in the current agricultural economic landscape.

“Clinton has already proven to be an outstanding banker as he takes a community-first approach to building relationships,” commented Dan Rice, Midland States Bank Regional Market President. “His extensive knowledge of the industry and surrounding markets will be an exceptional value-add for our customers. We are very excited to have him join the Midland team.”

Hood brings years of experience in commercial agriculture lending and banking, and personal insight as a seasoned producing farmer. He received his Agribusiness Economics degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and currently resides in Patoka, Illinois. Hood is actively involved in his community, including as a member of the Rotary Club of Vandalia, Trustee for the Village of Patoka, and Board of Directors member at S.A.F.E. in Vandalia.


About Midland States Bancorp, Inc.
Midland States Bancorp, Inc. is a community-based financial holding company headquartered in Effingham, Illinois, and is the sole shareholder of Midland States Bank. As of June 30, 2023, the Company had total assets of approximately $8.03 billion, and its Wealth Management Group had assets under administration of approximately $3.59 billion. The Company provides a full range of commercial and consumer banking products and services and business equipment financing, merchant credit card services, trust and investment management, insurance and financial planning services. For additional information, visit https://www.midlandsb.com/ or https://www.linkedin.com/company/midland-states-bank.