Guaranty Bank Launches New Consumer Credit Card Program in Partnership with First Bankcard®

MILWAUKEE, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Guaranty Bank, operating as BestBank in Michigan and Georgia, a
full-service retail bank with more than 120 offices in five states, and
First Bankcard®, a division of First National Bank of Omaha
and a leading issuer of credit cards, announce the launch of a new
consumer credit card product suite.

The product suite, a new program offered by First Bankcard for their
financial institution partners, provides multiple credit card options
that can be customized to the needs of consumers. The program for
Guaranty Bank consists of four credit card products, including:

  • Platinum Edition® Visa® Card – a low intro APR
    on balance transfers.
  • Complete RewardsSM Visa® Card – a card for
    earning rewards on purchases.
  • American Express® Cash Back Card – a card for earning cash
    back as a statement credit on purchases.
  • Secured Visa® Card – a secured card for helping establish
    or improve credit.

More information can be obtained at www.guarantybank.com/PersonalBanking/CreditCards.aspx.
Consumer participants in Guaranty Bank’s credit card program have free
access to their FICO® Scores.

“We are excited to offer a credit card program that gives our customers
the features and benefits that matter to them,” said Eric Brooks,
Guaranty Bank’s product manager. “We’re confident that they’ll be drawn
to the wide variety of cards offered to suit their individual needs,
with features like rewards for purchases, and the quality customer
support that comes along with our partnership with First Bankcard.”

“First Bankcard puts its partners first to help them provide custom
credit card products to benefit their customers,” said Stephen F. Eulie,
president of First Bankcard. “First Bankcard’s experience, depth of
credit card product line, and superior customer service allows us to
help quality partners like Guaranty Bank build even more loyalty with
its customers.”

Guaranty Bank is the first financial institution partner of First
Bankcard to launch their new consumer credit card product suite. For
more information on the Guaranty Bank consumer credit card product
offerings, visit www.guarantybank.com/PersonalBanking/CreditCards.aspx.

About Guaranty Bank
Guaranty Bank, operating as BestBank in
Michigan and Georgia, is a full-service retail bank based in Milwaukee,
Wisc., and has more than 120 offices in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan,
Minnesota and Georgia. As a fourth-generation, family-managed business,
Guaranty Bank provides unique products and convenient services to its
customers through offices located in grocery stores, an extensive ATM
network, and evening and weekend banking hours.

About First Bankcard
First Bankcard, a division of First
National Bank of Omaha, is a leader in the credit card partnership
arena, serving approximately 400 financial institutions, co-brand and
affinity partners nationwide. For 60 years, First Bankcard has offered
quality products and superior service to help its customers achieve
their goals. Visit www.firstbankcard.com
for more information.

About First National Bank of Omaha
First National Bank of
Omaha is a subsidiary of First National of Nebraska. First National of
Nebraska is the largest privately owned banking company in the United
States. First National of Nebraska and its affiliates have $20 billion
in assets and 5,000 employee associates. Primary banking offices are
located in Nebraska, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota and
Texas.

FICO is a registered trademark of Fair Isaac Corporation in the United
States and other countries.

Contacts

Bozell
John Melingagio, 402-965-4324
jmelingagio@bozell.com
or
Guaranty
Bank
Jennifer Tucker, 414-290-6140
Jennifer.tucker@gbmail.com