Here at MCB Trust & Wealth Management, we are dedicated to guide, help and support your financial health with local, trusted hands.
Darrin Autry, CFP®, CTFA
President, Trust & Wealth Management
Darrin is the President of MCB Trust and Wealth Management, a division of Morton Community Bank. Holding both the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) certifications, Darrin manages and leads a team of individuals that specialize in financial services. He attended Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC where he received his Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration degrees. Darrin is an active board member for the Estate Planning Council of Central Illinois. He is a past board member and past board chair of Methodist College and Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois. Also, a past board member for the Heart of Illinois United Way.
Darrin lives in Morton with his wife, Stephanie, and their son, Cameron.
Jeffery M. Ulrich
Trust & Wealth Management Executive
Jeff is a Trust & Wealth Management Executive with MCB Trust & Wealth Management, a division of Morton Community Bank. Jeff has spent his entire 31-year career in Banking and Wealth Management, having started his career in Bloomington/Normal in 1989. He spent 10 years in various roles, including commercial banking, before moving to wealth management. He was with JPMorgan for 20 years and managed the Peoria Wealth Management office. He worked with JPMorgan in the Chicago area and, most recently, with Northern Trust before joining MCB Trust and Wealth Management. Jeff has a Bachelor's Degree from Indiana University.
He and his wife, Cassandra, spend most of their free time with their 4 children: Clayton, Grace, Colt, and Katie.
Senior Trust Officer
Alana serves as a Senior Trust Officer and Operations Manager of MCB Trust and Wealth Management, a division of Morton Community Bank. With over 35 years of trust experience, Alana manages the operations and servicing needs of MCB Trust clients. A native of Central Illinois, Alana holds an Associates Degree in Professional Accounting from Midstate College, a certification from the Cannon Trust Tax School, and recently completed the Accredited Trust Operations Professional certification. Alana is a past board member of the local Salvation Army Corps Advisory Council in addition to being an active volunteer for the Heart of Illinois United Way. She has been a member of the Central Illinois Estate Planning Council for many years and participates in various other local community events.
Alana enjoys spending time with her two daughters, Hannah and Katie, and their families.
Beth is a Trust Officer at MCB Trust and Wealth Management, a division of Morton Community Bank, and has been helping high net worth clients make their financial life more efficient and productive for over 15 years. She is dedicated to strengthening her client’s financial security and her community. She is a member and past chair of the OSF Legacy of Hope Council, as well as a past member and chair of the EP!C Foundation. Beth is a graduate of The Southeastern Trust School sponsored by Campbell University and a member of the Central Illinois Estate Planning Council.
Beth lives in Peoria Heights with her husband Scott. She loves to read and spends her free time with family and friends.
Kate serves as a Trust Officer with MCB Trust and Wealth Management, a division of Morton Community Bank, with over 28 years of experience in the financial services industry. Kate is a trust advisor committed to providing her clients with the highest level of service. She is a graduate of Parkland Junior College, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in hospitality management. Kate moved to the Springfield area in 1999 and currently serves as the Board President for Family Service Center. She is an active member of Illinois Women in Leadership (Vice Chair of the IWIL Symposium), is an Ambassador for The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of the Junior League of Springfield.
Kate lives in Rochester with her husband Brad and has two adult children, Nathan and Haley. She enjoys spending her free time with family and friends.
Private Banking Specialist
Mandi serves as a Private Banking Specialist for MCB Trust and Wealth Management, a division of Morton Community Bank. Mandi has over 20 years of banking experience in various roles including audit, operations, and Relationship Banking. She has volunteered in the community with organizations such as Junior Achievement, GENeration United and the Center for Prevention of Abuse. Mandi is currently involved with the Peoria Park District, St. Patrick Society of Peoria and the Limestone Girls Softball Association where she serves as an executive board member and coach.
Mandi lives in the Bartonville area with her two kids.
Heidi Jo Wys
Trust Client Services Specialist
Heidi Jo serves as a Trust Client Services Specialist for MCB Trust & Wealth Management, a division of Morton Community Bank.
Heidi Jo brings 22 years of banking experience in multiple areas of banking, including consumer lending and processing, credit card processing and relationship banking. She attended Illinois Central College where she received her Associates Degree in Business Administration & Finance. She also obtained her Certificate in Banking. She enjoys volunteering in her community with organizations such as Heart of Illinois Down Syndrome Association and Mark Linder Walk for the Mind.
Heidi Jo and her husband, Jim, reside in Bartonville. She enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and baking.
Kyle is a Financial Advisor for MCB Trust and Wealth Management, a division of Morton Community Bank. He holds Series 7 and Series 66 Licenses and has worked as an advisor at MCB since February 2016. He attended Northern Illinois University where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree and Western Illinois University where he received his Master of Business Administration in Finance & Economics.
Kyle lives in Morton with his wife and two young children.
Michael E. Sheets, CFP®
Senior Vice President - Financial Advisor
Mike is a Senior Vice President and Senior Financial Advisor for MCB Trust & Wealth Management, a division of Morton Community Bank. Mike is a 1972 graduate of Western Illinois University and has been in banking and investment services since June of 1972. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and holds Series 7, 63 and 65 registered licenses in the securities business and has been with Morton Community Bank for over 20 years.
Mike lives in Morton with his wife, Tricia.
Trust Operations Officer
Brenda currently serves as a Trust Officer of MCB Trust and Wealth Management, a division of Morton Community Bank. Having specialized in financial services throughout her career, Brenda has experience in areas of Accounting, Audit and Compliance, and most recently Investment Services. A native of Central Illinois, Brenda holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from Illinois State University. She is engaged in various community involvement activities and has held various leadership positions within her church.
Brenda enjoys spending time with her two sons and cheering for Alabama football.
Trust Relationship Specialist
Samantha is a Trust Relationship Specialist with MCB Trust and Wealth Management, a division of Morton Community Bank. She first attended Illinois Central College, where she was a member of the Women’s Softball team. She transferred to Campbellsville University to continue her academic and athletic career. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 2021 and a Master’s Degree in Information Technology in 2022.
Samantha is native to Central Illinois and currently lives in Congerville. In her free time, she enjoys volunteer coaching and spending time with family.
Investment Services Operations Specialist
Jessica serves as an Investment Services Operations Specialist for MCB Trust & Wealth Management, a division of Morton Community Bank. She brings banking experience from various areas including personal banking, audit, compliance, and mortgage processing. A native of Central Illinois, Jessica holds an Associates Degree in International Business from Illinois Central College.
Jessica enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends.