First National Bank and Trust Company recognized by Illinois Bankers Association
Clinton, IL, February 4, 2022 - First National Bank and Trust Company was recently recognized by the Illinois Bankers Association (IBA) and inducted into the Centennial Club in celebration of their 150th anniversary.
The IBA Centennial Club recognizes Illinois financial institutions celebrating their 100th anniversary (and at 25-year increments thereafter). The bank received a crystal award for display and will be recognized in the IBA magazine and social media platforms.
“The Illinois Bankers Association is honored to present our first Centennial Club award of 2022 to First National Bank and Trust Company. The award recognizes Illinois banks celebrating their 100th anniversary. We are excited to see the bank’s continued service to its communities and clients and look forward to supporting the bank as they begin their second century of business,” said Senior Vice President Marketing and Member Relations of the Illinois Bankers Association, Julie Winterbauer.
As a community bank, First National Bank and Trust Company is an integral part of both the local community and economy. First National Bank and Trust Company 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.
"Thank you to Julie and the Illinois Bankers Association for taking the time help us celebrate 150 years of service to the community and our clients. The IBA has played a significant role in supporting our mission and industry for nearly as long. We appreciate the many roles they play in supporting community banks. We look forward to an official 150th celebration for the community later this summer in addition to a few other surprises in the works throughout the year," said First National Bank and Trust Company President, Josh Shofner.
Pictured with Josh Shofner of First National Bank and Trust Company is Julie Winterbauer, Senior Vice President Marketing & Member Relations of the Illinois Bankers Association (IBA).
About First National Bank and Trust Company: First National Bank and 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 $400 million in assets, First National Bank and Trust Company is dedicated to community reinvestment and gives 10% of its net income back to the community. For more information, visit firstnbtc.com.
About Illinois Bankers Association: The Illinois Bankers Association, the voice of Illinois' banking industry, is a full-service trade association dedicated to creating a positive business climate that benefits the entire banking industry and the communities they serve. Founded in 1891, the IBA brings together state and national banks and savings banks that together employ over 105,000 people in nearly 4,500 offices across the state. The IBA is proud of its diverse membership, serving all sizes of financial institutions from the smallest community bank in the state to the largest national bank in the country. To learn more visit https://illinois.bank.