Press Release


Bruce Gingrich Joins FNBT

Release date: 2/11/2021

Beloit, WI – First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is pleased to announce that Bruce Gingrich has joined the bank as Vice President, Agricultural and Commercial Banking Officer. 

Photo of Bruce GingrichGingrich comes to FNBT with more than 30 years of experience in the banking industry, focusing his entire career on assessing and meeting customer needs. In his new role, he will be responsible for providing Sound Advice, enhancing existing customer relationships, managing commercial and agricultural credit portfolios, and developing new banking and loan relationships in the bank’s Rock and Walworth County markets.

A graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Gingrich earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics and a Master of Business Administration degree with focus on executive management and finance. He has also completed several commercial banking courses and previously held Series 7, 63, and 24 securities licenses.

Gingrich resides in Lake Geneva with his wife Katie. Together they have three children, Elle, Hannah, and Jordan, as well as two dogs, Ned and Dixie Grace. In his spare time, he enjoys golf and boating with family and friends, and he is currently learning to play the guitar with his daughter. Gingrich is based at FNBT’s Walworth bank location at 105 State Road 67 in Walworth, 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 $1.4 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 www.bankatfirstnational.com.

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