Press Release

Nick Purkapile Joins First National Bank and Trust

Release date: 12/21/2017

Beloit, WI, December 21, 2017 - First National Bank and Trust Company (FNBT) is pleased to announce that Nick Purkapile has joined the company as account services manager and officer.

IPhoto of Nick Purkapilen this role, Nick will be responsible for overseeing work completed by FNBT’s Deposit Account Services team. He will manage a team of six people and lead process improvement initiatives to provide consistent Sound Advice to the bank’s customers. He comes to FNBT with 13 years of banking experience, most recently serving as Bank Manager at BMO Harris.

A graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Nick received a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in economics. In addition, he holds a Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) certification. Nick’s community volunteer involvement includes the YWCA of Rock County’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes campaign, Junior Achievement, and was formerly a Forward Janesville Ambassador.

In his free time, Nick enjoys working on home improvement projects, gardening, and spending time with his family. He currently resides in Janesville, Wisconsin with his wife, Amanda, and their three children, Sydney, Greyson, and Izabel. Nick will be based at FNBT’s Beloit-Grand Ave office located at 345 E Grand Ave in Beloit, Wisconsin.

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 $1.2 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