Beloit Financial Institutions Lend $1 Million to Support Homeownership

Beloit area financial institutions are stepping up to support homeownership in a big way. With First National Bank and Trust as the lead, six area financial institutions have created a $1 million credit facility that will allow Acts Lending to finance the purchase and rehab of distressed homes for families with barriers to homeownership. Acts Housing has […]

read more

FNBT Announces Promotion of Two Branch Manager

First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is pleased to announce the promotion of two branch managers. Amanda McMahon has been promoted to assistant vice president and branch manager of FNBT’s Beloit-Madison Road office located at 1795 Madison Road. McMahon originally joined FNBT in 2010 as a teller services supervisor at the bank’s Roscoe branch and later worked as […]

read more

Savant’s Ryan Monette Named to the 40 Leaders Under Forty Class of 2019

Recognized as an outstanding leader and mentor in the Stateline community  Savant Capital Management, a nationally-recognized, fee-only wealth management firm headquartered in Rockford, today announced that Financial Advisor Ryan Monette has been named one of the region’s “40 Leaders Under Forty” by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce. Monette was recognized for his leadership and mentorship within Savant […]

read more

Stateline Chamber Members Standing Out

Recently two organizations had award ceremonies at which a number of Stateline Chamber Members were honored.   The Rockford Chamber of Commerce celebrated 40 Leaders Under 40. A reception was held on November 7th with over 300 in attendance. According to their website, “40 Under Forty recipients have distinguished themselves in their professional field or […]

read more

Local Business Leader Represents Wisconsin Bankers in Washington DC

First National Bank President, David McCoy joined delegation of 11 bankers to discuss local issues The Wisconsin Bankers Association and 11 Wisconsin bankers recently traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with senior staff at four regulatory agencies. David McCoy, President of First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin, was one of the representatives that […]

read more

FITCH RATINGS UPGRADES BELOIT HEALTH SYSTEM TO ‘A’ AND ASSIGNS ‘A’ TO SER 2020 BONDS’ OUTLOOK TO STABLE

Beloit Health System has once again been upgraded for the second time in 18 months as Fitch Ratings credit rating agency has assigned an ‘A’ rating to Beloit Health System’s revenue issued by Wisconsin Health & Educational Facilities Authority. Evaluated annually by Fitch, the health system was also recognized as having a positive fiscal outlook […]

read more

SWEDISHAMERICAN HOLDS OPENING CEREMONIES FOR NEW SPECIAL PROCEDURES CATHETERIZATION LABORATORY

SwedishAmerican celebrated the opening of its new state-of-the-art Special Procedures Catheterization Laboratory (Cath Lab) expansion today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and staff open house celebration. SwedishAmerican board members, leaders and staff gathered to announce the opening of the Cath Lab, which will be used to perform interventional cardiology, interventional radiology and peripheral vascular procedures.  “On […]

read more

Savant Capital Management Acquires Kingston Wealth Management Group

Savant Continues its Growth Surge of Quality RIAs; Adds First Bloomington, IL Location   Kingston Financial is Savant’s seventh acquisition since 2012; first presence in Bloomington Acquisition increases Savant’s assets by $150 million; $6.5 billion overall Kevin Kingston, founder, and Christopher Ruedi, financial advisor, become employee owners of Savant   ROCKFORD, Ill. (November 7, 2019) – Savant […]

read more

Montgomery Financial Hosts Gift Wrapping for Wimpy’s Fund

Montgomery Financial Services is hosting a Holiday Gift Wrapping Event during Rockton’s Christmas Walk weekend on Saturday, December 7th, 2019 from 10 AM – 3 PM. Bring your unwrapped gifts and have their staff wrap them for you! The event is free of charge, but donations are greatly appreciated. Any donations will be presented to […]

read more

SWEDISHAMERICAN ANNOUNCES PRESIDENT AND CEO TRANSITION

SwedishAmerican announced today that Dr. Michael J. Born has resigned as President and CEO of SwedishAmerican to pursue other interests.   “On behalf of the SwedishAmerican Board of Directors, I would like to thank Dr. Born for his years of service and contributions to SwedishAmerican,” said Bill Roop, SwedishAmerican board chair.    SwedishAmerican will begin […]

read more