MANAGEMENT CONTINUITY AGREEMENT
This Management Continuity Agreement (“Agreement”) is made and entered into as of this sixteenth day
of December, 1999, by and between Illini Corporation, an Illinois corporation with an office at 3200 West Ties
Avenue, Springfield, Illinois 62707 (the “Company”), and James L. Adkins, whose address is 309 South Vine,
Williamsville, Illinois, 626937 (the “Officer”).
WHEREAS, the Officer is employed by the Company and the Company’s subsidiary, Illini Bank, an
Illinois banking corporation (the “Bank”), as an officer of the Company and the Bank, respectively, with the title
and salary current at the date of this Agreement as set forth in this Agreement; and
WHEREAS, the Company wishes to attract and retain highly qualified executives and to achieve this
goal it is in the best interests of the Company and the Bank to secure the continued services of the Officer
regardless of a change in control of the Company; and
WHEREAS, the Company is willing, in order to provide the Officer a measure of security with respect
to his employment with the Company and the Bank in the event of a change in control of the Company so that the
Officer will be in a position to act with respect to a possible change in control of the Company in the best
interests of the Company and its shareholders, without concern as to the Officer’s own financial security, and in
order to induce the Officer to remain in employment with the Company and the Bank, to agree that employment
of the Officer shall be terminable only for cause for a limited period after a change in control of the Company.
NOW, THEREFORE, the Company and the Officer agree as follows:
1.1 Term. The Company shall employ the Officer and the Officer shall remain in employment with the
Company and the Bank for a period of three years from the Commencement Date (herein called the Term).
Annually, effective on the anniversary of the