Press Release


Steve Schou Joins FNBT Wealth Management Team

Release date: 2/5/2020

Beloit, WI – First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is pleased to announce that Steve Schou has joined the bank’s Wealth Management team as a Trust & Investments Officer.

In his new role, Schou will be responsible for providing Sound Advice and expertise on investment strategies, retirement, and Social Security planning at First National Bank and Trust.

Schou brings over 30 years of financial experience with a passion to help guide people through the maze of long-term financial planning and investing. He believes in outside-the-box thinking using a holistic approach to retirement and estate planning. This approach addresses the emotional, psychological, and financial aspects of retirement.

A Certified Financial Planner Practitioner™, CFP® since July 1994, Schou obtained the Accredited Wealth Management Advisor™, AWMA® in July 2018. During his career he’s been a partner in an independent investment firm, and has written many articles on the topics of investing, and retirement.

Schou is a member of the Financial Planning Association and is on the board for the Swedish American Hospital Foundation in Rockford, Illinois. He enjoys spending time with his family and dogs. Steve also enjoys golf, walking, and reading.

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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