Professional



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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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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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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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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Senior Vice President

(319) 294.6128

Ms. Donnelly has almost 30 years of experience in personal trust administration and trust tax planning. She has worked closely with trust clients in the areas of estate planning and risk-based investing. She is very involved with all areas of tax planning and tax returns. Ms. Donnelly coordinates the tax reporting function for FCT. She […]

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Vice President

(563) 690.0029

Mr. Liddle joined First Community Trust from a regional accounting firm, where he supervised the income tax and estate planning departments. He is a life-long resident of Dubuque, graduating as valedictorian from Clarke University with degrees in Accounting and Business Administration. Mr. Liddle has achieved the CPA designation. He works closely with clients in the […]

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Vice President

(319) 859.3461

Ms. Derifield recently rejoined the FCT Team. Diane worked with FCT as Vice President and Trust Officer from 2001 – 2006. Prior to joining FCT in 2001 she worked at US Bank in the Trust department for 15 years. Most recently she was the Executive Director of Cedar Valley’s Promise. She is a lifelong resident […]

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Vice President

(563) 345.6558

Ms. Keys serves members in the Quad City area as a trust officer. Her background includes 20 years in the financial services industry. In her current position as a Trust Officer, she works with clients in the areas of both retirement and non-retirement investments as well as trust administration. Most recently Ms. Keys worked for […]

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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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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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