Michigan-based First National Bank & Trust promotes two lenders

Iron Mountain, Mich.-based First National Bank & Trust promoted Dale Cook to vice president, senior commercial lender, and Cole Grenier to assistant vice president, commercial lender.

Cook has been with First National since 2019 and has been in banking for more than 20 years. He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Lake Superior State University, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. 

Grenier graduated from Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Mich., in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in business management. He attended MBA Commercial Lending School in November of the following year. Grenier started his career at the $400 million bank as a summer student teller in 2014, and was hired as a credit analyst after graduating. He was promoted to a commercial lender in 2019.     

“We are pleased to announce the promotion of these two individuals and to recognize their outstanding performance and continued contributions to the success and growth of this organization,” said First National Bank & Trust President Russell Kassin. “[Cook’s] extensive background has provided a great resource for mentoring our staff in developing credit disciplines and managing sound credit portfolios.”