Press Release

Kate Wiegartz Promoted to Cash Management Specialist

Release date: 3/13/2017

Beloit, WI – First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is pleased to announce that Kate Wiegartz has been promoted to Cash Management Specialist serving the bank’s Rockton, Roscoe, and Winnebago branches in Illinois, the Grand Avenue and Cranston Road offices in Beloit, as well as the Clinton, Wisconsin branch.  

Photo of Kate WiegartzWiegartz joined the bank in October 2014 as a retail administrative assistant, but quickly transitioned into the loan department as a consumer and home equity loan processor. In 2016, she moved into a support role with the cash management team. Now, as a cash management specialist, Wiegartz is responsible for analyzing commercial deposit relationships, sales and servicing of cash management relationships, and working with FNBT’s commercial clients. Her five years of experience in commercial and cash management, combined with her previous work as a teller and as a loan operations specialist, uniquely positions her to provide Sound Advice for all her clients’ banking needs.

Wiegartz is a graduate of Belvidere High School. In her spare time, she can be found racing diesel trucks, a hobby she has participated in for a few years. Recently engaged, Wiegartz resides in Poplar Grove, Illinois, where she and her fiancé plan to purchase a small farm and raise beef cattle. She will be based at First National’s office located at 345 E Grand Avenue in Beloit, 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 $1.1 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