Faust ends 40-year career with First National Bank & Trust


IRON MOUNTAIN — Steve Faust is retiring from First National Bank & Trust after a 40-year career that saw him rise to executive vice president and chief lending officer.

He started at the bank in 1978 in consumer lending, then was promoted to manager of installment lending in 1985. He became assistant vice president in 1988 and in 1993 took over the banks’ marketing responsibilities and created the marketing department as vice president.

Faust transitioned to commercial lending and continued to market the bank in 1995. In 2010, he again was promoted to business banking manager and in 2013 was named senior vice president and chief lending officer. In 2014, he assumed the role of executive vice president and chief lending officer.

“His leadership and experience have been invaluable in our successful execution of the bank’s strategic vision,” said David Kashian, First National Bank president and CEO.

Faust has a history of community involvement as well, serving on numerous boards and volunteering with organizations, including treasurer for the Upper Peninsula Travel and Recreation Association for the past 28 years, the Iron Mountain Public Schools Board, Trico, Dickinson Community Foundation, Chippewa Club, Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Cursillo Secretariat Board of the Upper Peninsula, Dickinson County Ambassadors and the Dickinson Area Chamber Alliance.

“I have been able to meet and work with many great people inside and outside the bank. I have been very proud to represent this organization in our community,” Faust said

First National Bank & Trust is a full-service bank with seven locations in Iron Mountain, Kingsford, Menominee and Iron River, and a Wealth Management office in Marquette.