Four Promoted


Richard A. Foss, president and CEO of Jacksonville Savings Bank, recently announced that at the January board of directors meeting three officers were promoted and one new officer was named. Diana Tone was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Chris Royal was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer. Matt Cors was named Vice President of Operations and Stacy Shade was named Assistant Trust Officer.

Photo of Diana Tone

Diana Tone graduated from Illinois State University with a BS degree in finance. In 2000, she joined Jacksonville Savings Bank as Compliance Officer. Two years later she was named Chief Financial Officer. Diana is a founding member of Westfair’s Parent Teacher Fellowship (PTF) and she just retired from the group after serving as its Treasurer and Secretary for the past 11 years.   Diana and her husband, Yancey, have two sons, Nick and Andrew, and live in Jacksonville.

Photo of Chris Royal

Chris Royal joined Jacksonville Savings Bank March 12, 2007. A graduate of Western Illinois University, Chris earned his MBA from University of Illinois at Springfield. He is also a graduate of numerous banking schools including the Illinois Bankers School, the ABA Commercial Lending School and the Graduate School of Commercial Lending. He is a past president of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, Habitat for Humanity Sangamon County and Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois. Chris currently serves as a SCORE volunteer which provides confidential business counseling and mentoring to entrepreneurs free of charge. He and his wife, Sue, live in Springfield. They have one son, Brian.

Photo of Matt Cors

Matt Cors began his career at Jacksonville Savings Bank as a part-time teller while a student at Illinois College.  He graduated Summa Cum Laude from IC in 2006 with a BA degree in Political Science and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. Following graduation from IC, he moved into a full-time role at the bank and has worked in nearly every department.  Matt graduated from the ABA National Compliance School in 2007 and was named Operations Officer in 2009 and assistant vice president in 2015.  He serves as treasurer and board member for Camp Care-A-Lot and assists with the Washington School Mentoring program.  He and his wife, Jennifer, have one daughter, Ella. They live in Jacksonville.

Photo of Stacey Shade

Stacy Shade began her banking career at Jacksonville Savings Bank in October of 1996. Stacy graduated with a BS degree in Business Administration from Benedictine University.  She recently attended the first year of the ABA Trust School with the goal of achieving the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor designation.  Her past volunteer work has been with the Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce, Our Saviour Grade School and Routt Catholic High School.  Stacy lives in Jacksonville with her fiancée, Darryl Johnson. She has two children, Mitch and Evan, and two stepsons, Alex and Brandon. 

Commented President Foss, “These four fine people are excellent examples of the outstanding staff we are fortunate to have at Jacksonville Savings Bank.”