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First National Bank and Trust Hires New Mortgage Loan Specialist

Clinton, IL – First National Bank and Trust recently hired Rhett Hillard to be a Mortgage Loan Specialist on their team.

As a Mortgage Loan Specialist, Hillard will be assisting with purchases, construction, refinance, home equity products and other consumer lending.

First National Bank offers conventional, FHA, VA, USDA and other home mortgage options. Additionally, the bank offers Home Equity Loans and Home Equity Lines of Credit (HELOC).

Hillard has previously worked in the construction industry and is excited to break into the financial industry. “I look forward to helping people buy their dream homes. I remember what it felt like for my wife and I to go into our first house as new homeowners, and I can wait to help others feel that way.” Hillard stated.

Hillard and his wife, Margie, reside in Clinton where they have four sons. They are a part of the First Christian Church. The family also enjoys being outside, gardening and playing games.

The President of First National Bank & Trust, Josh Shofner, stated, “First National Bank is committed to being a leader in our area for residential mortgages, and Rhett gives us that individual expertise, devoting his time to making that happen.  Clients working with Rhett will appreciate his attention to understanding their goals and making sure they end up in the right product to achieve those goals.”

Hillard can be reached by calling 217-935-7460 or by stopping by the First National Bank location at 2 Kelli Court in Clinton, Ill. For more information on First National Bank, visit firstnbtc.com.

About First National Bank and Trust Co: First National Bank & Trust Company is a community bank located in Clinton, Illinois. Dedicated to community prosperity, the bank was chartered in 1872 under the name DeWitt County National Bank. The name was changed First National Bank and Trust Company in 1974, and was acquired by TS Banking Group in 2017. With $177 million in assets, First National Bank is dedicated to community reinvestment and gives 10% of its net income back to the community, including support of its non-profit arm, TS Institute. For more information visit firstnbtc.com.



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