Press Release


Michael Montgomery Joins FNBT

Release date: 7/12/2019

Beloit, WI – First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is pleased to announce that Michael Montgomery has joined the company as Information Technology Supervisor and Officer.

Photo of Michael MontgomeryIn this role, he will oversee the daily functions of FNBT’s Information Technology (IT) Department and provide training and coaching to IT team members. He is also responsible for the bank’s network security, data backup and recovery systems, along with providing leadership, guidance and direction in all areas of bank technology.

With 10 years of banking experience, Montgomery holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking and earned an executive leadership certificate from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Recently, he participated in the Rockford Leadership Alliance program through the Rockford Chamber of Commerce.

Montgomery resides in Rockford, IL with his wife, Karin and their two children. In his free time, he enjoys spending time his family, golfing, and bowling. Montgomery will be based at FNBT’s Beloit-Operations Center location.

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.