First National Bank and Trust Company awarded Large Business of the Year for second consecutive year
Clinton, IL, March 14, 2023 – First National Bank and Trust Company was awarded ‘Large Business of the Year’ for the second year in a row at the Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce annual dinner held at The Georgia Jill earlier this month. The business of the year awards are voted on by chamber members via a membership survey.
Additionally, First National Bank and Trust Company President, Josh Shofner was recognized for his six years of service on the chamber board which included two years as chamber board president. He was presented a certificate by board president, Jared White. Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce also recognized retired Executive Director, Marian Brisard for her many years of service and commitment to the community.
Pictured above (left to right): Josh Shofner, First National Bank President and Jared White, Clinton Chamber Board President.
“The Clinton Chamber of Commerce was honored to once again award the First National Bank and Trust Company our Large Business of the Year award. First National is a leader in our community and we appreciate all they do for the Chamber and our community,” said Clinton Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Janice Petersen.
Additional winners included Mariah’s Mums and More as 'Small Business of the Year', Save-A-Lot as ‘Medium Business of the Year' and The Vault as ‘Nonprofit of the Year.’
“Being voted on by Chamber members for the award and to be selected by our peers is an amazing honor,” shared First National Bank and Trust Company President, Josh Shofner. “We believe in helping our clients and communities succeed through our mission to IGNITE PROSPERITY and invite anyone to select First National Bank and Trust Company as their bank of choice.”
Pictured above (left to right): Josh Shofner, President, Charity Shofner, Rachel Costello, VP of Consumer Banking, Patrick Costello and Danielle Decker, Branch Manager AVP.
The bank serves two states, Illinois and Wisconsin, has five locations, employs close to 50 people and has $410 million in assets. The bank is dedicated to community reinvestment and gives 10% of its net income back to the community. Additionally, the bank is committed to teaching financial literacy, hosting educational events and partners with local organizations and nonprofits.
As a community bank, First National Bank and Trust Company is an integral part of both the local community and economy. Look for more information in the coming weeks about a special summer event on the bank’s Facebook at facebook.com/firstnbtc.
About First National Bank & Trust Company: First National Bank & Trust Company is a community bank located in Clinton, Illinois as well as Arcadia, Whitehall and Independence, Wisconsin. Dedicated to community prosperity, the First National Bank and Trust Company was chartered in 1872 under the name DeWitt County National Bank and became part of the TS Banking Group in 2017. With $410 million in assets, First National Bank and Trust Company is dedicated to community reinvestment and gives 10% of its pre-tax income back to the community. For more information, visit firstnbtc.com.