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Midland States Bank Reviews

Updated August 25, 2017
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Midland States Bank President and CEO Leon J. Holschbach
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  1. Featured Review

    "Excellent Culture and Growth Potential"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Midland States Bank full-time

    Pros

    The Executives are very friendly and show genuine interest in the employees by walking among them and interacting with them. The company strives to build a strong work environment and advancing employee's growth from within the company. Management works with employees to train them to take on different challenges and improve upon new and existing skills. The company takes notice of hard work. The benefits are very generous and rewarding.

    Cons

    Communication can sometimes be an issue, but it's not a big deal.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to challenge employees and help them grow within the company. Great job.


  2. "Small bank, growing"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Universal Banker I in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Universal Banker I in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Midland States Bank part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Small nice atmosphere. Great manager, rewarded for doing well. Get to know your clients and co-workers. Great training. Honest and constructive feedback.

    Cons

    Slow at times, but not always a bad thing because we are growing so it is expected. Bare minimum staffing.

  3. "Branch Employee"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Midland States Bank full-time

    Pros

    Much of the employees are very talented
    Product Offerings are good

    Cons

    Lack of communication
    Where/Who you work can make it a positive or negative expirence


  4. "Exceptional Work Environment"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Media Coordinator in Effingham, IL
    Current Employee - Media Coordinator in Effingham, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Midland States Bank full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The culture and environment at Midland is fantastic. They give you an unlimited amount of opportunities to strengthen yourself, for the company and as an individual. If you show a desire to advance the managers or directors over your department are very proactive in helping you do so. It is refreshing to see how intrigued upper management is with your performance.

    Cons

    No true cons, I would just like the opportunity to learn more about different departments and branches.

    Advice to Management

    Stay interested and engaged with your employees, it truly helps their motivation when they feel appreciated!


  5. "Great Atomosphere"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mortgage Loan Processor II in Flora, IL
    Former Employee - Mortgage Loan Processor II in Flora, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Midland States Bank (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very well-organized company that takes care of their employees. The benefits are great.

    Cons

    Sometimes lack of communication was an issue, but this can be seen in any corporate environment


  6. "Acquired Heartland Bank in 2015"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Universal Banker in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Universal Banker in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Midland States Bank (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Was able to retain the vast majority of Heartlands customers. Decent products..

    Cons

    No immediate opportunity for growth...


  7. "great company as a whole. Not at the individual branches"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Midland States Bank (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to work for as a whole. The pay is a little more than some banks in the area.

    Cons

    Not so great if you work at a small branch and your bank manager doesn't know what they are doing. Upper management does not pay attention to who is actually doing all the work.

    Advice to Management

    Have a better review process for the banking center managers. Maybe talk to their employees about what kind of manager they really are, if they are doing their job, or if they even know how to do the thing they should know how to do.

  8. "Great Place To Work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Effingham, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Effingham, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work life balance and benefit package. Lots of room for advancement due to all of the growth. I love it here!

    Cons

    I can't think of anything that is a con. With every growing organization there are bumps in the road but I believe management really wants the best for their employees and customers.


  9. "Multi Family Loan Servicer"

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    Former Employee - Multi Family Loan Servicer in Chesterfield, MO
    Former Employee - Multi Family Loan Servicer in Chesterfield, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Midland States Bank (Less than a year)

    Pros

    There aren't any pro's from my judgement.

    Cons

    They are still old fashion and every file is in file cabinets all over instead of scanned into a secure system. I was relieved from there due to documents that I was still in training for being sent off, which most importantly had to go through my trainer and supervisor.

    Advice to Management

    Give proper training and an adequate amount of training.


  10. "Great place to work!"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Training in Effingham, IL
    Current Employee - Training in Effingham, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Midland States Bank full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great group of people. Wonderful teams. Inspired to be at a company that has a solid growth strategy.

    Cons

    No cons. This is a great company to work for. Like the leadership and the direction of the company. Solid values and company mission as well.


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