News & Updates


Ann Mayer and Jenna Newingham have received the SNBT Award of Excellence. Created in 1988, the award is given to two employees annually.


Julie Beyer has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Risk Management Officer at SNBT. She is currently responsible for performing loan reviews to ensure proper credit information, documentation, and compliance to bank lending policy and government regulations, assisting with impaired loan analysis and reporting, and preparing government required bank reports.
Samantha Smiley, SNBT Interactive Service Associate and winner of the 2019 WINGS award
Samantha M. Smiley recently received the 2019 Mary L. Staudenmaier WINGS (Worthy Individual Noted for Generous Service) Award. This award was named in honor of SNBT's former-chairman and long-time president. The award epitomizes Smiley's unwavering participation in public service for the community.
Marria Valitchka
Marria Valitchka has been promoted to eServices Officer at SNBT. As the bank's Accredited ACH Professional, she manages the Automated Clearing House (ACH) program and maintains back office compliance. In addition, she researches, recommends, builds, and launches consumer and business accounts and services.
Justin Wroblewski
Justin Wroblewski, Vice President - Business Banking Officer and Retail Lending Manager, has recently been promoted to the Senior Management Team at SNBT. He is currently responsible for providing guidance to prospective businesses and handling an existing commercial lending portfolio as well as overseeing and managing the retail lending team.
Lynn Lowis, SNBT AVP Deposit Operations
Lynn Lowis has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Deposit Operations at SNBT. She is currently responsible for overseeing call center support, deposit operations specialists, and eServices specialists while ensuring adherence to programs, compliance, and policies and procedures related to Deposit Operations.
Kim Van Osdol, SNBT VP and Business Development Officer
Kim Van Osdol has joined The Stephenson National Bank & Trust as Vice President and Business Development Officer. In this position, he will assist in establishing long-standing banking relationships across the region.
Beth Larson, SNBT AVP, Location Administration
Beth Larson has been promoted to Assistant Vice President at SNBT. She is currently responsible for directing and managing the administration and retail operations of all SNBT banking offices.   
Elisa Rollo, SNBT SVP, Chief Retail Officer
Elisa Rollo, Senior Vice President, was recently promoted to Chief Retail Officer at SNBT. She is currently responsible for overseeing the internal deposit operations, call center, eBanking services, and relationship banking areas of the bank.   
Shelly Mogensen, SNBT Chief Credit Officer
Shelly Mogensen has been promoted to Chief Credit Officer at SNBT. Mogensen is responsible for adminstering the bank's loan policies and practices. She develops and recommends loan policies and credit risk review policies and procedures, identifies credit risk situations, and provides guidance to officers and management.  
Kendra Anderson
Kendra Anderson will lead the new SNBT office located in Green Bay, Wis. The establishment of the Green Bay Commercial Loan Services Office marks an expansion to the existing Commercial Loans Department which is headquartered in Marinette, Wis.  
Kim Brooks and Rusty Wolfe have received The Stephenson National Bank & Trust inaugural Community Leadership Award. Newly created, this award highlights one of SNBT's Core Values: Community Leadership.  
Wausaukee Scholarship Recipients
The Stephenson National Bank & Trust recently awarded scholarships totaling over $15,000 to local high school, college, and university students. These scholarships recognize the achievements of outstanding area students.  

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. SNBT employees set out into the community's schools to spread the message to young people about the importance of saving money.  
Beth Durow
Beth Durow has recently been promoted to Chief Financial Officer at The Stephenson National Bank & Trust. As part of this promoition, Durow, Vice President, was also welcomed to the Senior Management team at SNBT. 

Home equity lines of credit, a variation of a traditional second mortgage, took off following the 1986 tax reform, which allowed the interest to remain tax deductible. Concern quickly grew that consumers might fritter away their most valuable asset: their homes. However, evidence suggests that a majority of borrowers are careful with home equity loans. 

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

Employees at SNBT dressed down for a good cause throughout 2018. On the last Friday of every month, SNBT employees have been given the option to "dress down" by wearing their favorite blue jeans and making personal donations to support important local organizations.
capitol building in Washington D.C.
SNBT is taking a proactive approach to helping businesses and consumers who may be affected by the government shutdown.
Lynn Lowis
Recently, Lynn Lowis, Deposit Operations Officer at SNBT graduated from the prestigious Deposit Compliance School. 

This time of year brings many people together to truly remember the reason for the season: Helping one another. The local community is blessed to have an abundance of non-profit organizations who strive to help hundreds of area residents. To honor them, and remind them that their efforts do not go unnoticed, SNBT celebrated with two year-end Contribution Receptions. 
Holiday Open House December 18th at all our bank offices
It's the most wonderful time of the year, which is why The Stephenson National Bank & Trust (SNBT) is making it a priority to show gratitude to its customers for their business. 

Laura Phelps and Hailey Schultz have received the SNBT Award of Excellence. Created in 1988, the award is given to two employees annually.
Portrait of Jeanie Danielak
Jeanie Danielak recently received the 2018 Mary L. Staudenmaier WINGS (Worth Individual Noted for Generous Service) Award. This award was named in honor of SNBT's former chairman and long-time president. The award epitomizes Danielak's unwavering participation in public service for the community.
Join Us for our Anniversary Open House on October 25
Another year has gone by and The Stephenson National Bank & Trust is proud to be standing with their doors open wide. This October marks 144 years that SNBT has been servicing the needs of the community. SNBT may no longer hand write their ledgers or use bank notes as currency, but the long-lasting bank continues to be involved in its local community.
Portrait of Heather Addison

SNBT is pleased to welcome Heather Addison to its Marquette Trust & Investment Services Office located in Marquette, Mich. Addison has over a decade of non-profit and legal services experience in the Marquette region which will be an asset to the bank’s multifaceted Trust team.

 
3 dimensional rendering of the new Wausaukee Office
The newly remodeled Wausaukee Office will relocate to 290 Main Street, it is scheduled to open on October 15, 2018. SNBT will celebrate the Grand Opening of this location on Thursday, October 25, as part of its annual Anniversary Open House. 
Justin Wroblewski Portrait

Recently, Justin Wroblewski, Vice President & Business Banking Officer at SNBT, was awarded a diploma for the prestigious Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Wroblewski was enrolled among approximately 200 national and international professionals.

Healthy  Youth Coalition Logo

9.4.18 Bank Pledges Funds to Healthy Youth Coalition
The Healthy Youth Coalition of Marinette and Menominee Counties (HYC) announces that SNBT has pledged another round of $12,000 for the next four years to support the coalition’s mission beyond federal funding.

Diane St.Martin stands with Ron Beckstrom of Golden Rule Coins

6.25.18 Rare Coin Appraisal Events at SNBT
SNBT hosted three Rare Coin Appraisal Events. People could bring in their old collectible coins, paper money, and gold jewelry to have an expert declare their value. 

2018 scholarship recipients in Marinette

6.19.18 SNBT Celebrates Area Scholarship Recipients
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.

Daniel J. Peterson SNBT President & CEO

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. 

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

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.

John Reinke, former President & CEO

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

Identity theft, and how to avoid it.

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. 

Paul Aftanas, Trust Officer

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 SNBT 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.

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