Press Release


Diane Gustafson Promoted to First Vice President, Commercial Banking Officer

Release date: 1/7/2021

Beloit, WI First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is pleased to announce that Diane Gustafson has been promoted to First Vice President, Commercial Banking Officer.

Photo of Diane GustafsonGustafson has more than 30 years of experience in the banking industry. Joining FNBT in 2013, she has been instrumental in building relationships with the bank’s commercial clients. Responsible for new commercial loan growth, providing excellent service and Sound Advice to existing customers and mentoring her team members, Gustafson is a trusted advisor to a diversified portfolio of clients to meet their borrowing, investment and cash management needs.

“Diane is a great asset to our lending team at First National Bank and Trust. She consistently shows dedication and commitment to doing the right thing for her customers and the bank while helping our customer family achieve their financial goals,” said Dave Marshick, Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking Manager at FNBT. “Her tireless efforts in representing the bank at community events also demonstrates her drive and passion.”

Gustafson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Wheaton College, and has completed the Wisconsin Bankers Association (WBA) Commercial Lending School and the WBA Advanced Ag Lending School. She enjoys playing an active role in partnering with community organizations, currently volunteering with Beloit Meals on Wheels. She was formerly on the board and past president of the Delavan-Darien Rotary Club and was a board member for the Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce. Recently completing a nine-year term as a board member and past board chair of the Beloit Health System Foundation, she served on the steering committees for the foundation’s Cancer Care Center and Hendricks Heart Hospital.

In her personal time, Gustafson is an active member of Calvary Community Church in Williams Bay with Steve, her husband of nearly 40 years. They reside in Clinton, Wisconsin and have raised two children. They have five grandchildren with another baby expected in 2021. Gustafson is based at FNBT’s Beloit-Grand Avenue office located at 345 East Grand Avenue, working with clients in Rock and Walworth County.

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 www.bankatfirstnational.com.

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