Corporate Office

John Gonner Profile Image

CFA, President & CEO and Chief Investment Officer

(563) 587.0534

Mr. Gonner, who assumed the role of President & CEO in 2020 has been the Chief Investment Officer for FCT since 2001. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst Charterholder, specializing in the selection of individual stocks, bonds, and mutual funds for client portfolios. Mr. Gonner spent three years with Arthur Andersen in Chicago where he […]

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Sharlene Kline Profile Image

Executive Vice President - Chief Operating Officer

(563) 258.7222

Ms. Kline’s experience in the financial services industry spans more than three decades. She has extensive expertise in the area of Individual Retirement Accounts, trust administration and retail banking. Ms. Kline manages the entire IRA function for FCT overseeing contributions, distributions, minimum required distributions, and the investment of IRA accounts. She works closely with clients […]

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Paul Kronlage

Executive Vice President - Chief Financial Officer

(563) 582.1798

Mr. Kronlage has over 25 years of experience in pension, profit-sharing, and 401(k) plan design and administration. Mr. Kronlage’s expertise also extends to assisting individual and institutional clients in designing and implementing investment strategies to meet client objectives. Mr. Kronlage received his undergraduate degree from the University of Northern Iowa and his M.B.A. from the […]

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Chip Murray

Senior Advisor-Founder

(563) 587.0041

Mr. Murray, one of the founders of First Community Trust (FCT), has over 35 years of financial and trust experience. He served as President of FCT from 2001 until his semi-retirement in 2020.He has been involved in all phases of banking and trust services as a commercial lender, trust manager, and senior retail officer. Mr. […]

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Elaine Huinker Profile Picture

CPA – Vice President, Trust Operations

(563) 258-7219

Ms. Huinker has an extensive career spanning over 25 years in public accounting. She has worked with business tax returns, payroll processing, accounting and audit. Ms. Huinker has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Loras College and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Iowa Society of Certified Public […]

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Ron Brosius Profile Picture

Vice President

(563) 258.7153

Ron has more than 20 years of experience in the trust and financial services industry, most recently, as a wealth advisor at a local financial institution. He is a Certified Financial Planner and a Certified Wealth Strategist. Brosius counsels clients in wealth management issues including investment planning, retirement income planning, risk management and estate planning. […]

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Jess Nava Profile Picture

Vice President - Compliance Officer

(563) 258.7151

Ms. Nava is responsible for assisting in the Trust Operations and recordkeeping division. Prior to joining First Community Trust, Ms. Nava was a legal assistant at a law firm and brings experience in the area of estate administration. Ms. Nava received an Associate of Arts degree as a Legal Assistant – Paralegal.

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Bill Neal Profile Picture

Investment Officer

(563) 258.7155

Mr. Neal is an Investment Officer at the FCT Home Office and has over 10 years of investments experience. He specializes in trading, investment analysis, and market commentary. Previously, at a regional firm, he was the head trader and led the due diligence efforts for the company’s mutual fund line-up. He earned a bachelor’s degree […]

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Diane Reuter Profile Picture

Investment Associate

(563) 587.0012

Ms. Reuter has more than 35 years of trust operations, accounting and administrative experience. She was responsible for the administration of employee benefit accounts including the supervision of the recordkeeping division for a major financial institution. Prior to that time she was the manager of the Trust Department’s operations division overseeing the recordkeeping and custodial […]

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Renee Gorman Profile Picture

Trust Operations Associate

(563) 587.0533

Ms. Gorman has more than 30 years in the trust operations and retirement area. She has extensive experience with securities and mutual funds processing, daily trust accounting activities and recordkeeping. Ms. Gorman has an Associate in Applied Science – Business Specialist Degree.

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