Ascentra Credit Union CEO Linda Andry Added to First Community Trust Board of Directors

POSTED on November 24, 2021 IN First Community Trust, N.A.

Quad Cities Area Leader to Join Board

LINDA ANDRYIOWA – First Community Trust, N.A. (FCT), a nationally-chartered trust company headquartered in Dubuque, recently announced the addition of Ascentra Credit Union President and Chief Executive Officer Linda Andry to its 10-member board of directors.

Andry brings more than 30 years of financial experience to the FCT board. She will leverage her leadership skills and expertise to provide guidance for the company’s leadership team and support strategic growth.

Andry is no stranger to the financial services industry. Since 2005, Andry served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Ascentra Credit Union until her appointment as CEO in June 2020. Prior to her roles at Ascentra, she also worked as an internal auditor and a senior financial accountant with Bank One and was a senior accountant for Bituminous Insurance (now BITCO). Andry earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Western Illinois University in 1993 and received her CPA designation in 1995.

“As a thoughtful and passionate leader within the credit union movement, Linda will bring incredible support and leadership to the FCT board,” said John Gonner, Chief Executive Officer of FCT. “Her voice and vision will help us continue to make a positive impact on the financial lives of Iowans and consumers across the country.”

Andry is actively involved in the community as well as the credit union industry serving on various boards and non-profit organizations in the Quad Cities.

“I am honored to join the FCT board and improve the financial well-being of consumers,” said Andry. “I look forward to working alongside fellow board members to provide strategic guidance and help to continue to strengthen First Community Trust’s commitment to providing clients with the highest level of performance and service.”

FCT offers trust, investment and retirement services across the nation. To learn more, visit

First Community Trust (FCT) is a nationally-chartered trust company offering trust, investment and retirement services, primarily through credit unions. FCT’s trust and investment professionals have more than 200 years of collective trust and financial experience. FCT manages over $1.2 billion in assets and services both individuals and businesses across the country. Founded in 2001, FCT helps clients achieve their personal financial and estate planning goals and objectives.


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