History

One of our most important goals at First National Bank of Hutchinson is to do an excellent job of managing the financial resources of our customers. It is a job we take very seriously. That is why we have worked hard at building the finest Wealth Management staff available in this area. Our solid and trusted reputation is based on the quality of our services provided for generations.

 

1876
- First National Bank of Hutchinson (The First) established on the corner of Sherman and Main (where the main bank continues to operate today)

1913
- Trust powers granted to The First

1946  
- Current Senior Chairman of the Board, Nation Meyer, begins career at The First

1960
- Nation Meyer named President

1962
- Farm Management Services (then known as the Farm Management Department) begins, the first farm management group in Kansas

1971
- $16 million in assets under management

1975
- $33 million in assets under management

1977
- Greg Binns, current President, hired

1978
- Department growth necessitates move to the 8th floor of First National Center
- During this time period two investment options were offered to customers via a common trust fund (either a choice of a pool of bonds and stocks)

1979
- First Officer hired to manage Investment Management Services

1980
- Keith Hughes, current CEO, hired

1981
- Current Chairman of the Board, R.A. Edwards, hired as President and CEO
- Nation Meyer, previous president, named Chairman of the Board
- Officer hired to start what is now known as Retirement Plan Services
- Tedd Kimmel, current Senior Vice President and Manager, Farm Management Services hired
- $58 million in assets under management

1983
- Surpassed $100 million in assets under management

1985
- Surpassed 100,000 acres under management

1987
- Trust assets physically held in FNB’s vault transferred to Bank of New York (BONY) - custodians of most trust assets held nationwide

1990
- Surpassed $250 million in assets under management
- Surpassed 150,000 acres under management

1997
- Surpassed $400 million in assets under management
- Rod Jones, current Senior Vice President and Manager, Business Development hired

2002
- Surpassed 200,000 acres under management

2005
- State-of-the-art record keeping software implemented allowing for real time processing of transactions and online account access

2007
- Surpassed 225,000 acres under management

2008
- $775 million in assets under management
- Department name changed from Trusts and Investments to: First Wealth Management

2009
- Curtis Overton, hired as Executive Vice President and Manager, First Wealth Management

2010
- $796 million in assets under management
- Nation Meyer named Senior Chairman of the Board
- R.A. Edwards named Chairman of the Board
- Keith Hughes named Chief Executive Officer
- Greg Binns named President
- Established first relationship with outside investment advisor, Mitchell Capital Group

2013
- Centennial Celebrated - 100 Years of Trust Powers
- $1 billion of assets under management
- Over 230,000 acres under management

2014
- Centennial Celebration continues with major remodel of First National Center 8th Floor Offices.

Contact Info

First National Bank of Hutchinson

PO Box 913

Hutchinson, KS 67501

620.694.2261

888.362.1876