Decatur, Illinois, September 6th, 2022 – Land of Lincoln Credit Union (LLCU) announced that Michelle Harvey has been promoted to Decatur Branch Operations Manager. Harvey will oversee all operations for the four Decatur LLCU branches located at Mound Road, Oakland Avenue, Water Street, and Prosperity Place. Harvey has 28 years of experience in the banking industry and has been with LLCU for 22 years, serving in the following positions: Teller, Teller Supervisor, Branch Manager, and most recently, as Mortgage & Commercial Loan Processing Manager.

“LLCU is growing and to continue providing the quality service that our members expect during our growth, it is imperative that operations across all LLCU branches remain seamless, consistent, and efficient,” stated Robert Ares, LLCU President & CEO. “Michelle possesses so much knowledge and expertise and when you couple that with how highly respected she is among peers, she is simply the perfect person for this role.”

Harvey is a native of Decatur, graduating from MacArthur High School. During her tenure at LLCU, she has earned numerous high achievement awards and education certifications. She has 6 grandchildren who keep her busy and she has a true love of baking. Harvey will have offices at both the Oakland Avenue and Mound Road branches.


Land of Lincoln Credit Union was founded in 1947. As a full-service financial institution, LLCU serves nearly 35,000 members. Membership in LLCU is open to anyone who lives or works in 27 Illinois counties and their immediate family members. Land of Lincoln Credit Union offers 13 convenient locations in 8 cities to best serve the needs of its membership. As a part of the CO-OP shared branching network, members also have access to over 5,000 branches and 30,000 ATM locations nationwide. For more information, visit us online at