Press Release

FNBT Announces Promotions | Jury & Barwick

Release date: 1/10/2020

Beloit, WI – First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is pleased to announce the promotion of two individuals in the Credit and Human Resources Departments.

Photo of Erin JuryErin Jury has been promoted to Vice President, Credit Department Manager. She is responsible for evaluating the creditworthiness of potential customers, creating credit scoring models, reviewing and approving loans, negotiating payment terms, and updating the company’s credit policy.

Jury joined FNBT in 2009 as a credit analyst. She holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois, and has attended numerous Risk Management Association (RMA) classes, including Global Cash Flow Analysis, Agricultural Credit Analysis, Asset Based Lending, Advanced UCA Cash Flow Analysis, and Global Cash Flow-Real Estate Portfolio Perspective to name a few. She has also completed Omega Performance Training for Commercial Loans to Business and completed the Leadership Learning Series offered by the bank. Most recently she attended the RMA Credit Analyst Manager Seminar focusing on global cash flow analysis and agricultural credit analysis. Active in the community, Jury is very involved with her kids' activities and has volunteered with the Junior League of Rockford in the past.

Photo of Christine BarwickChristine Barwick has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Learning Solutions Officer. In her new role, Barwick is responsible for managing the compliance training program for the bank, identifying and facilitating leadership training for new and current leaders, and developing technical training to meet system and process needs for the bank’s business partners. She was also designated as the project lead for a strategic imitative focused on talent management for the bank.

With 15 years of banking experience, Barwick holds a bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and has professional certifications in Emergenetics, Center for Leadership Studies curriculum, Situational Leaderships Building Leaders and Taking Charge courses, as well as a variety of Miller Heiman leadership training modules. In her free time, she volunteers and conducts fundraising for the Boy Scouts of America Glacier’s Edge Council, the YWCA-Rock County, and Beloit Meals on Wheels.

Both Jury & Barwick are based at FNBT’s Grand Avenue office in Beloit, Wisconsin.

About First National Bank and Trust:
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 $1.2 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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