Local Resources Directory

Welcome to the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce Local Resources Directory. This directory has been developed to assist entrepreneurs and current business owners make the connections needed to develop, maintain and grow a successful business in Effingham County.

A comprehensive list of local contacts needed for legal, accounting, financial, insurance and other business needs is included, helping you find the right people you need to connect with. We will continue to develop this directory to include more helpful contacts in areas of business development, permit processing, licenses, applications and other details necessary to begin a business.


Company Contact Phone
CliftonLarsonAllen Vanessa Bechtel 217/351-7400
Doehring, Winders and Co. LLP Matt Cekander 217/235-0377
H & R Block Cheryl Jansen 217/347-7797
Goeckner Accounting & Financial Services Sharon Goeckner 217/342-1099
Hanks & Willenborg Paul Willenborg 217/342-3983
Kemper CPA Group LLC Philip L Leonard 217/347-0528
Rice Sullivan Brooke Osteen 618/483-9137
Seagle Tax and Financial Services Brett Seagle 217/342-9399
Tucker Accounting Service Darrell Hoffman 217/342-2037
West & Company LLC John Vogt 217/347-5181
West & Company LLC Ken Vogt 217/347-5182
West & Company LLC Nathan Earnest 217/347-5183
West & Company LLC Dave Faller 217/347-5184
West & Company LLC Amy Hartrich 217/347-5185
West & Company LLC Jeanette Worman 217/347-5186


Company Contact Phone
Frisse & Brewster Law Office Kaye Dent 217/465-1234
LeFevre, Oldfield, Myers, Apke, & Payne Law Group Pamela Apke 618/283-3034 - 217/347-3034
Orr Law, LLC Twila Orr 217/342-1212
Osteen & Chojnicki, LLC Kirsten Osteen 217/342-8060
Siemer, Austin & Fuhr Bill Austin 217/342-9291
Taylor Law Offices Gayle Leuschke 217/342-3925
Totten Law Office Bill Totten 217/994-9041


Company Contact Phone
Crossroads Bank Carolyn Shoemaker 217/342-4422
Crossroads Bank Linda Jansen 217/347-7751
Dieterich Bank-Effingham Steve Will 217/540-1000
First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust Tzena Tucker, President 217/342-6111
Fifth Third Bank Stacey Hille, President 217/342-5700
Land of Lincoln Credit Union Justin Roley, Branch Manager 217/342-7077
Midland States Bank Tim Spitz, Marketing President 217/342-2141
Midland States Bank Aaron Myers 217/342-7306
National Bank Linda Wiedman 217/347-2300
First National Bank – Effingham Banking Center Dennis Rubin 217/342-3200
First National Bank – Stewardson Banking Center Jessica Howe 217/682-3236
Springleaf Financial Services Jason Roberts 217/342-3958
Washington Savings Bank Randy Jones 217/347-7173
Washington Savings Bank-Keller Drive Casey Burgholzer, Branch Manager 217/347-7127

Insurance Agents

Company Contact Phone
AFLAC Rebecca Harris 217/342-1500
Allstate Insurance Brandy Drenckpohl 217/347-5113
Compass Group Kurt Strullmyer 217/347-9697
Country Financial Hank Niebrugge 217/857-1503
Country Financial Jay Mix 618/483-5020
Country Financial Nick Patton 618/483-5020
Country Financial-Banker Street Tammy Douthit 217/347-0300
Country Financial-Fourth Street Ron Donsbach 217/342-0465
Country Financial-Fourth Street Jacob Donsbach 217/342-0465
Country Financial-Fourth Street Brad Meinhart 217/342-0465
Country Financial-Maple Street Wayne Donsbach 217/347-0571
Country Financial-Maple Street Scott Mosher 217/347-0571
Coventry Health Care Patrick Brown 217/373-8645
Dimond Bros. Insurance Agency Don Bartos 217/347-0584
Farley Insurance & Investments Chad Farley 800/500-4421
Farm Credit Services of Illinois Bridget Giles 217/342-6640
Hawickhorst & Associates Richard Hawickhorst 217/857-3912
Mihlbachler Insurance Agency Jeff Mihlbachler 217/342-3434
Prudential Financial Rich Hartke 217/347-8801
Tingley Insurance Agency Chris Tingley 217/342-3637
Tom Henderson - State Farm Insurance John Henderson 217/342-2530
Weis Insurance Jeff Weis 217/342-9777

Real Estate

Company Contact Phone
Century 21 Realty Concepts Kevin Gouchenouer 217/342-6080
Century 21 Realty Concepts Connie Gouchenouer 217/342-6080
Century 21 Realty Concepts Heidi Donaldson 217/342-6080
Century 21 Realty Concepts Barbara Waldhoff 217/342-6080
Century 21 Realty Concepts Janet Bullard 217/342-6080
Century 21 Realty Concepts Jerry Jansen 217/342-6080
Century 21 Realty Concepts Paula McGee 217/342-6080
Century 21 Realty Concepts Matt Forcum 217/342-6080
Century 21 Realty Concepts Jenna Zimmerman 217/342-6080
Century 21 Realty Concepts Brad Gouchenouer 217/342-6080
Century 21 Realty Concepts Sheila Glaspy 217/342-6080
Century 21 Realty Concepts Kris Lipe 217/342-6080
Coldwell Banker/First Realty Deb Sanders 217/342-2775
Coldwell Banker/First Realty Brian Henning 217/342-2775
Coldwell Banker/First Realty Susan Hayes 217/342-2775
Coldwell Banker/First Realty Ryan Siemer 217/342-2775
Coldwell Banker/First Realty Theresa Nuxoll 217/342-2775
Coldwell Banker/First Realty Teri Calhoon 217/342-2775
Coldwell Banker/First Realty Lori Kuhl 217/342-2775
Coldwell Banker/First Realty John Wessel 217/342-2775
Coldwell Banker/First Realty Wes Osborn 217/342-2775
RE/MAX Key Advantage Jeff Speer 217/821-8144
RE/MAX Key Advantage Karen Etter 217/254-5593
RE/MAX Key Advantage Mike Cornwell 217/254-3331
Smith Realty Group of Effingham Donna Smith 217/994-9024

Additional Resources

Company Contact Phone
City of Effingham Todd Hull 217/342-5304

Advertising and Media

Company Contact Phone
Effingham & Teutopolis News Report Steve Raymond 217/342-5583
Cromwell Radio Group Sheila Myers 217/342-4141
Creative Designs Lisa Koester 217/347-0268
WTWO-TV-Illinois Bureau Office Tim Sanders 217/808-2813
Lidy Graphics Chad Lidy 217/536-5439
Wortman Printing company Del Worthman 217/347-3775
Designs Unlimited Tina Brumleve 217/857-1737
Effingham Daily News Paul Semple 217/347-7151
Journal Gazette and Times/Courier/Herald & Review Tammy Jordan 217/238-6835
Imagine This Marketing Group Deana Nuxoll 217/342-2661
Altamont News Banner Nathan Scholes 618/483-6176
WCIA Coby Cooper 217/356-8333
Patton Printing & Graphics Dan Patton 217/347-0220
Double D sign Repair Dennis Deters 217/857-1662
Effingham Signs & Graphics Marty & Alice Hahn 217/347-8711
Jedco Sales, Inc. Tom Dial 217/342-3407