First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) recently announced the following promotions.
Anna Toye has been promoted to senior vice president and human resources director. In her position, she is responsible for all areas of human resources (HR) including compensation, benefits, training, employee relations, staffing and payroll, as well as administration of the UltiPro HRIS system for the bank.
Toye joined FNBT in 2004 and earned the designation of SHRM-Certified Practitioner (SHRM-CP) through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in 2014. She is a graduate of Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, and resides in South Beloit with her husband Randy and three children, Riley, Brady and Luke.
Chelsea Ballou has been promoted to senior vice president and director of digital banking. In this newly created position, Ballou is responsible for identifying trends, data analysis, and competitive market information to guide and shape the bank’s digital banking strategy.
Ballou graduated from Lewis University with a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and earned a Masters of Business Administration degree from Cardinal Stritch University in 2011. With nearly 15 years of experience in marketing, ten of which have been with FNBT, Ballou is a member of the ABA Marketing Network.
Paula Jordan has been promoted to assistant trust officer serving the bank’s Rock and Winnebago County markets. In this role, Jordan is responsible for all aspects of trust administration, as well as providing sound advice and developing relationships with clients and their families of the bank’s Wealth Management group. She will administer and manage trust accounts to ensure compliance with federal and state laws, while maintaining a knowledge of trust regulations to assist the FNBT customer family in financial planning, estate management and wealth conservation.
Jordan joined FNBT’s Wealth Management team in 2008 and has worked as the executive assistant to the president and chief executive officer. She holds an associate’s degree in science from Rock Valley College, and is a 2011 graduate of the Cannon Trust School through Cannon Financial Institute.