Beloit, Wis.-based First National Bank and Trust Co. promoted Chelsea Ballou to executive vice president, director of bank operations.
Ballou has nearly 15 years of experience in banking. She graduated from Lewis University, Romeoville, Ill., with a Bachelor of Science degree and received an MBA from Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, in 2011. She is a 2008 graduate of the American Bankers Association School of Bank Marketing and Management, receiving the Certified Financial Marketing Professional designation in 2015.
“[Ballou] has demonstrated exemplary leadership and problem-solving talents throughout her history with First National Bank and Trust,” said David McCoy, president and CEO of the $1.5 billion bank. “She brings significant value and perspective to our leadership team as we continue to strive for improvement and growth for all our FNBT families.”