Press Release

Verna Neal Joins FNBT as Loan Services Manager and Officer

Release date: 11/9/2020

Beloit, WI First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is pleased to announce that Verna Neal has joined the bank as loan services manager and officer.

Verna Neal came to the FNBT family in August with 40 years of banking experience in loan processing and operations. In her role as loan services manager and officer, Neal is responsible for quality control, compliance with the bank's commercial lending policy, and commercial loan servicing. She will focus on driving operational and servicing efficiency, and developing day-to-day operations programs and procedures. She is also responsible for training and developing her team, in addition to managing customer loans accounts, and payment accuracy to ensure adherence to all government and corporate guidelines and regulations.

Neal holds a bachelor’s degree from Rockford University and previously attended Rock Valley College and Sauk Valley College. In addition, Neal earned an associate’s degree in medical technology and worked as a medical lab technician for several years. In her spare time, she enjoys hobbies of oil painting, flower gardening, and training her horse. Neal will be based at FNBT’s Operations Center 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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