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Local Banker Completes Graduate School of Banking

Release date: 8/29/2023

Beloit, WI, August 29, 2023First National Bank and Trust (FNBT), is pleased to announce that Keith McCormick has recently graduated from the Graduate School of Banking (GSB) at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He also received a Certificate of Executive Leadership from the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional and Executive Development.

Keith McCormickThe Graduate School of Banking was established in 1945 and focuses on the management of strategic issues faced by banking executives and financial serives industry professionals. Instruction takes place during two week resident seesions for three summers, along with extensive study between sessions.

As Vice President Commercial Banking Officer, Keith manages existing agricultural and commercial customers while developing new business relationships and providing sound advice for customers seeking commercial loans. He started his banking career with FNBT in August 2010 as a commercial banking trainee, and moved to Monroe, Wisconsin in 2011 as a commercial banker where he honed his skills in commercial banking operations and credit risk while completing various projects within his department. He graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance and also holds a Credit Risk Certification (CRC) from the Risk Management Association. In his free time, Keith volunteers with Green County's Habitat for Humanity where he has been a board member since 2013 and serves as the current Treasurer. Additionally, Keith regularly volunteers during the Green County Cheese Days Festival.

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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