Press Release

Irma Hernandez Joins FNBT

Release date: 10/5/2018

Beloit, WI, October 5, 2018First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is pleased to announce that Irma Hernandez has joined the company as a Residential Loan Originator.

Photo of Irma HernandezHernandez has over 30 years of banking experience, with nearly 15 years specializing in mortgage lending. She holds certifications in accounting and bookkeeping. Prior to joining the bank, Hernandez served as a loan officer assistant at another local financial institution. In her new role at FNBT, she is responsible for providing Sound Advice to customers seeking home mortgages, matching homebuyers with loan programs that fit their needs, and assisting borrowers with credit counseling. Fluent in Spanish, Hernandez is passionate about helping homebuyers achieve their dream of home ownership.

Focused on building relationships and a strong community, Hernandez is active in her church and helps with fundraising efforts for the March of Dimes. She resides in Rockford with her husband, Ramon, and three children. Hernandez will be based at FNBT’s Roscoe Branch located at 5360 Bridge St., Roscoe, IL 61073.

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 $1.1 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