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Daniel J. Peterson SNBT President & CEO





SNBT Employee Tim Stauss and Mayor Steve Genisot in the new Community REC Center.






John Reinke, former President & CEO





Identity theft, and how to avoid it.




Paul Aftanas, Trust Officer




Lisa Beattie and Rae Kirkish pie President Dan Peterson for the FISH and PIE charitable drawing.







Congressman Mike Gallagher and SNBT President & CEO, Dan Peterson.


A five dollar bill with wings drawn on by chalk.








SNBT scholarship recipients in the Marinette Office.








Angie Uecke, SNBT employee, reads to a preschool class.

6.18.18 Peterson to Serve on Wisconsin Bankers Association Board
Daniel J. Peterson, SNBT President has been appointed to serve a three-year term on the Wisconsin Bankers Association (WBA) Board of Directors.

4.9.18 SNBT Hosts Grand Opening Celebration
SNBT will host a grand opening celebration at its newly renovated eBranch located inside Witt’s Piggly Wiggly in Crivitz. The five-day bank branch makeover is something a person would expect to see on a reality television special. The office closed on Friday, April 6 and by Wednesday, April 11 it was open again and operational. 

3.20.18 SNBT Purchases Building in Wausaukee
SNBT has announced plans to relocate its Wausaukee Banking Office into the Great North Bank (GNB) Wausaukee branch building located at 290 Main St, Wausaukee. 

2.22.18 SNBT Donates $150,000 to Community REC Center
SNBT has donated a 3-year pledge amounting to $150,000 to the new Community REC Center in Marinette. SNBT will receive naming rights to the center ice logo and the entrance and exit corridor of the convention center. 

1.30.18 SNBT Supports the Progression of the Community
SNBT has a long history of aiding the needs of local non-profits, whether it be providing rent-free office space, teaching financial lessons, volunteering countless hours, or making monetary donations. 

1.22.18 SNBT Promotes Frehse and Rowe
Brooke Frehse and Laura Rowe have recently been promoted to Vice President and Assistant Vice President at SNBT.

1.18.18 Reinke Appointed to Vice Chair of the FHLB of Chicago  
John Reinke, Chairman of the Board of Directors for SNBT, has been appointed to the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) Chicago. 

12.19.17 SNBT Donates Over $180.000 in Community Contributions 
This time of year brings many people together to truly remember the reason for the season: Helping one another. The local community is truly blessed to have a variety of non-profit organizations who strive to help hundreds of area residents.

12.11.17 SNBT Holds Holiday Open House  
‘Tis the season. The Stephenson National  Bank & Trust (SNBT) finds that during the holidays  it is important to show their customers how thankful  it is for their business

11.20.17 Let's Talk About Identity Theft
More than 15.4 million Americans were victims of identity fraud in 2016, according to Javelin Strategy & Research. SNBT understands the need for education on this issue, which is why the bank will host six Let’s Talk About Identity Theft discussions.

11.13.17 Schomer and Orth Receive Bank Awards of Excellence
Kay Schomer and Adam Orth have each received SNBT Award of Excellence. Created in 1988, the award is given to two employees annually. 

10.30.17 Aftanas Earns Bank Award for Notable Service
Paul Aftanas recently received the 2017 Mary L. Staudenmaier WINGS (Worthy Individual Noted for Generous Service) Award. This award was named in honor of SNBT former-chairman and long-time president. The award exemplifies Aftanas’s spirit of public service in the community.

10.23.17 S NBT Employees Transition to Innovative Role
SNBT announced their newest position on their team, the Interactive Service Associate (ISA). The innovative role has been filled by four knowledgeable SNBT employees: Sarah Ewaldt, Sarah Kirby, Mark Adamek and Melissa Wroblewski.

10.18.17 SNBT Employees Donate over $1,700 to Local Non-Profit
SNBT employees take part in varieties of charitable organizations year round. This year has been no different. They stepped up in a big way by donating hundreds of canned goods, and over $1,700 to St. Vincent DePaul.

10.16.17 SNBT Celebrates 143rd Anniversary with Open House
October marks a great milestone for SNBT: its 143rd Anniversary. While much has changed since October of 1874, throughout the years the bank has continued to keep deposits safe, provide customers with innovative products and services, and administer loans to help people purchase homes and grow local businesses.

9.26.17 SNBT Hosts Summit: Examining Our Local Economies
SNBT hosted an Economic Summit event on the morning of Wednesday, September 27 at the UW-Marinette campus theatre. SNBT has invited local leaders to educate them on how they can make an impact on the economic vitality of their communities.

8/29/17 Congressman Mike Gallagher Visits SNBT
Congressman Mike Gallagher visited SNBT Monday afternoon, and discussed a wide variety of topics including bank technology, Tax Reform, and Regulatory Relief. This visit was part of an outreach program that helps lawmakers learn more about the banking industry by visiting a community bank.

8/28/17 Faster Payments Are Coming. Are you Ready?
The payment industry is advancing quickly to meet the needs of consumers. As financial lives move forward rapidly, it is important for people to expect faster payments. SNBT wants to proactively make the public aware of the important changes that will happen in the future.

8/25/17 Re-zoning Permit Sought in Marinette Downtown
The Stephenson National Bank & Trust (SNBT) is working with a local resident to seek approval to re-zone two land parcels on Stephenson Street in Marinette, Wis. The property purchase allows SNBT to expand its footprint to better accommodate customers and its growing employee base.

8/21/17 Jeans for Greens at SNBT
Employees at SNBT are dressing down for a good cause. On the last Friday of every month, SNBT employees are given the option to ‘dress down’ by wearing their favorite blue jeans and making personal donations to support important local organizations.

8/14/17 Ernst and Larson Promoted at SNBT Oconto Office
Beth Larson and Patti Ernst have been promoted at the SNBT Oconto Office location. Larson has been promoted to Banking Office Administrator Manager.  Taking Larson’s place as Banking Office Manager is Ernst.

6/14/17 SNBT Celebrates Area Scholarship Recipients
The Stephenson National Bank & Trust (SNBT) recently awarded scholarships  totaling over $14,000 to local high school, college, and university students. These  scholarships recognize the achievements of outstanding area students.

5/31/17 SNBT Celebrates Oconto Award with Cookout
Since The Stephenson National Bank & Trust (SNBT) in Oconto opened its doors in 2002, their employees have been heavily involved in the community. Fifteen years later, SNBT was selected for the “Business of the Year” by the Oconto Area Chamber of Commerce in result to their community leadership. 

5/9/17 SNBT President Attends Meeting for Community Bankers
Regulatory challenges, the impact of new technology on business production, and banks’ resiliency to ongoing cyber threats were just some of the topics discussed at a recent national meeting of community bankers.

5/1/17 SNBT Teaches Children the Value of Saving
One of the largest efforts to educate our nation's youth about the importance of good money habits is Teach Children to Save (TCTS) Day, held on April 28.


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