On the Move/Summer 2017

Ninety-six brokers affiliated with RE/MAX offices across northern Illinois recently earned recognition for their career achievements. RE/MAX brokers are eligible for four career awards, each marking an important professional milestone while they are affiliated with RE/MAX. The awards, in ascending order of significance are: Hall of Fame, Lifetime Achievement, Circle of Legends and Luminary of […]

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SwedishAmerican President & CEO Dr. Bill Gorski to Retire on July 1

Dr. Bill Gorski who for the past 16 years has been president and CEO of SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health, will retire from his position effective July 1, 2017. Dr. Michael Born, currently SwedishAmerican’s Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality Officer, will succeed Dr. Gorski as president and CEO. “Dr. Gorski has been an […]

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Local Lender Receives USDA Rural Development Award

BELOIT– USDA Rural Development State Director, Dave Schwobe, named First National Bank and Trust Company as a recipient of the 2016 Silver Million Dollar Lender Award. The Award is presented each year to lenders who have partnered with, and made a significant contribution to, supporting Wisconsin rural residents looking to become homeowners through the USDA […]

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Ryan Renz Joins First National Bank and Trust as Controller

BELOIT – First National Bank and Trust Company (FNBT) is pleased to announce that Ryan Renz has joined the company as controller and officer. A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Renz sits on the board of directors for the university’s […]

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On the Move – Spring 2017

Comfort Keepers Northwest Illinois is pleased to announce caregiver of the month for October and November 2016. Awarded for their outstanding service to seniors are Lucy Owens Comfort Keeper of the month for October, and Debbie Daniels, Comfort Keeper of the month for November, 2016. “Caregiving is such an important job. Our office is exceptionally […]

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On the Move

Brandon Latino of Spectrum Insurance Agency, 5301 E. State St., Rockford, Illinois, attended a continuing education class on ‘Understanding Commercial Enhancement Endorsements’ presented by Pekin Insurance. Latino received six credits towards his Continuing Education requirements set forth by the Department of Insurance in the State of Illinois. Karla Rodgers of Spectrum Insurance Agency in Rockford attended a […]

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Stateline Area Business People On the Move

Attorney John J. Hansen has been appointed as managing attorney of the American Law Firm, P.C., a general practice law firm in Rockford, Illinois. Mr. Hansen has been with the firm for a number of years as a practicing attorney in several areas of law, and he is now stepping up to helm the management […]

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Stateline Area Business People in the News

Dr. Krzysztof Goetzen recently passed the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology “Neurology Maintenance” Certification exam.  Goetzen, a Neurologist with Beloit Health System since 1999, passed his original board exam in 2004. He has his practice at Beloit Clinic. Goetzen was highly recognized for his outstanding exam results with a perfect score in the areas […]

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Stateline Area Business People in the News

First National Bank and Trust Company recently added three people to its staff. Fran Sorenson has been addes as a wealth management trust tax officer. She has 13 years of tax preparation experience. She graduated with a bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin. She also earned her […]

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Stateline Area Business People in the News

Gail Daer, Branch Manager of First National Bank and Trust Company (FNBT) in Roscoe, was recently honored by the Roscoe Area Chamber of Commerce with the Civic Service Award for her contributions to the community.  Active in the chamber and the community, Daer serves on the Roscoe Chamber’s Board of Directors, Ambassadors Group, Scholarship Committee […]

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