Press Release

William DeLong Appointed to Board of Directors of Centre 1 Bancorp, Inc.

Release date: 12/10/2015

Beloit, WI – Steven M. Eldred, Chairman of the Board for Centre 1 Bancorp, Inc., the holding company of First National Bank and Trust, is pleased to announce the election of William (Bo) DeLong to the Board of Directors.

Photo of Bo DeLongFor the past 35 years, DeLong has worked for The DeLong Company, Inc., which has been a family-owned business for over 100 years. Headquartered in Clinton, Wisconsin, the business serves farmers in 11 states providing grain, feed, fertilizer, seed, and transportation services. In his current position as Vice President of Grain, DeLong is responsible for the company’s 14 country grain elevators and its export program, which includes five container-loading sites across the United States. The Grain Division originates and merchandises commercial and specialty grains domestically and for export.
“Bo will bring a new perspective to our Board of Directors,” said Eldred. “We welcome his experience and insight, and look forward to his contributions to the future development of First National Bank and Trust.”  
DeLong attended the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He and his wife Vicky reside in Clinton, Wisconsin. They have two sons, both of whom are involved in the business.

Centre 1 Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company of First National Bank and Trust Company. First National Bank and Trust Company is a family-owned, community bank headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin. Chartered in 1882, First National Bank and Trust Company now serves more than 27,000 households in 9 communities and 12 locations in Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois with assets of approximately $820 million. Commitment to full service banking, investments, asset management, exceptional service, and Sound Advice has positioned First National Bank and Trust Company as a Stateline leader in the industry. For additional information, visit