Press Release

Janice Neufeld Announces Retirement

Release date: 11/16/2018

Beloit, WI, November 16, 2018 – Janice Neufeld, trust officer of First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) has announced plans to retire effective December 31, 2018.

Photo of Jan NeufeldNeufeld joined the FNBT family in 1997 as employee benefits and trust tax administrator. She expanded her responsibilities to include investment assistance, IRA administration, account management, estate administration, and has also served as secretary of FNBT’s various trust committees. Over the years, she has witnessed the bank become more efficient through technology advancements and provide quality service to customers.

Currently serving as trust officer, Neufeld notes that building relationships with her customers and their families has been very rewarding and one of the many highlights of her 21 year career at FNBT. While looking forward to spending more time with her grandchildren and husband upon retirement, she plans to continue serving her community by volunteering at various organizations.

“The Wealth Management team at First National Bank and Trust has a great group of employees who work together as a team to provide Sound Advice to satisfy our customers’ needs. Working together with customers and co-workers has been the best part of my career,” says Neufeld as she reflects on her career at FNBT.

An open house reception honoring Jan will be held on Friday, December 7 from 11am to 1pm at FNBT’s Beloit-Grand Avenue office located at 345 E Grand Ave in Beloit, Wisconsin in the third floor community room. Community members, friends and colleagues are welcome to stop by to wish her well in her retirement.

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 nearly 30,000 households in 13 communities and 16 locations in Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois with assets of approximately $1.1 billion.  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