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Joe Shere Joins FNBT

Release date: 2/2/2023

Beloit, WI  – David McCoy, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of First National Bank and Trust (FNBT), is pleased to announce the addition of Joe Shere to the FBNT Commercial Banking team in Janesville.

Joe Shere
With nearly 20 years of experience in banking, Joe has an extensive background in residential mortgage lending, retail bank management and commercial banking. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater and earned two certifications from the Wisconsin Bankers Association Commercial Lending School. As a Commercial Banking Officer at FNBT, Joe is responsible for managing an existing portfolio of commercial customers, developing new banking and lending relationships, and helping to increase the bank’s visibility in the Janesville market.
Active in the community, he is a board member and a coach for the Janesville Youth Baseball and Softball Association. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoys spending his time away from work coaching his kids, camping, and archery hunting. He resides in Janesville with his wife Carrie, their four children and chocolate lab, Nala. Joe will be based at FNBT’s Loan Production Office in downtown Janesville, Wisconsin.

First National Bank and Trust Company:
First National Bank and Trust Company is a family-focused, community bank headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin. Chartered in 1882, First National Bank and Trust has grown to be a leading financial services institution offering products and services for consumers and businesses, as well as trust, retirement services, investment management, brokerage and insurance. We now serve nearly 30,000 households in 13 communities and 16 locations in Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois with assets of approximately $1.5 billion. We treat our customers, employees, shareholders and communities like family, with a goal of helping all our families succeed. Providing Sound Advice and delivering an exceptional experience has positioned First National Bank and Trust as a Stateline leader in the industry. For additional information, visit

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