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Busey Volunteerism


Busey associates are encouraged and recognized for being actively involved community members who enrich the quality of life for our Pillars and area citizens.

Our volunteer spotlight features associates who provide valuable support to local organizations through commitments of time, leadership and advocacy. Meet Busey's March 2021 Volunteer of the Month - Bob Ballsrud.

Living the Busey promise in his community, John McDole, Vice President, Commercial Portfolio Manager completed nearly 182 hours of service and is recognized as Busey’s 2020 Volunteer of the Year.

Busey Associate John McDole accepting his Volunteer of the Year Award

2020 Volunteer of the Year

John McDole | Vice President - Commercial Portfolio Manager

During 2020, John selflessly committed his time to empowering the Edwardsville youth, by volunteering with organizations such as Edwardsville Community Unit School District 7, Illinois Gators Baseball, and Little Tigers Basketball. Additionally, John serves on various boards and committees, acting as a member of the Plan Commission Team and Land Use Committee for the City of Edwardsville, a member of the Rotary Club of Edwardsville, and a “Board of Conductors” member for the Nickel Plate Station.

John is passionate about strengthening his community now and for generations to come. When talking about his work in the community, John explains, “Between my work in the community and my work with Busey, I can honestly say this is the happiest I’ve ever been. I can also confidently say that giving back and adding value to others is a path I will follow the rest of my life.” As part of his award for Volunteer of the Year, John receives $1,000.00 to donate to the organization of his choice—he has chosen to donate the funds to Edwardsville Neighbors.


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