Press Release

Brandon Rhyner Promoted

Release date: 3/22/2019

Beloit, WI – First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is pleased to announce that Brandon Rhyner has been promoted to agriculture and commercial loan officer.

Photo of Brandon RhynerIn this role, he is responsible for maintaining and growing new and existing commercial client relationships, specializing in agriculture loans. He provides Sound Advice to the bank’s customers as he performs inspections of collateral and evaluates the operations of farms through site inspections.

Rhyner joined FNBT in June 2017 as a credit analyst. Now, with nearly 15 years of banking experience, he is proficient in assessing credit worthiness of agricultural customers seeking loans. He received a bachelor’s degree in organizational and corporate communications from Northern Illinois University in 2009. Since then, Rhyner has completed numerous Ag banking courses and seminars, and graduated from the Illinois Bankers Association’s Future Leaders Alliance Institute in 2015.

Active in the community, Rhyner is a board member of the Durand Athletic Association and a member of the Winnebago-Boone County Farm Bureau. Currently residing in South Beloit, he enjoys spending time outdoors, hunting, golfing, and helping on his family’s farm. Rhyner is based at FNBT’s Monroe branch located at 1625 10th St, in Monroe, 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