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Commercial Lender/Vice President

Commercial Lender/Vice President
Capitol Bank, with offices in Madison and Verona Wisconsin, is looking for a Vice President of Commercial Lending.
This individual will be actively involved in business development, analyzing and evaluating credit worthiness, underwriting, assessing client needs and cross selling Bank products and services while delivering exceptional customer service. This individual will report to the Senior Vice President of Lending and will be responsible for following all Bank and regulatory policies.

Requirements include a minimum of 5 years of commercial lending experience. The ideal candidate would possess strong business development skills, solid credit and underwriting competences, sound communication skills and would be detail oriented. Familiarity with accounting principles, commercial loan documentation, banking laws, regulations and best lending practices is essential. A Bachelors degree in finance, accounting or economics is preferred.

Capitol Bank, a Madison based community bank with $300 million is assets, has a strong track record of growth, profitability and performing loan portfolio. To learn more about Capitol Bank visit

Send cover letter and resume:
Gene Bembenek
Capitol Bank
710 N. High Point Road
Madison WI 53717
Or email

Commercial Lender

Bank of Luxemburg, a locally owned and independent bank voted "Best Place to Work in Kewaunee County", is seeking a Commercial Loan Sales Officer for the Luxemburg Office. This individual will be responsible to develop and maintain business relationships with new and existing commercial borrowers and deposit customers; Services a wide variety of businesses and individuals loans, both secured and unsecured.

The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor's degree in finance or related field along with a minimum of three years lending experience. Advanced training, knowledge and experience in commercial lending, strong time management, sales, business development, computer and analyzing financial statements required. Must be self-motivated, sales oriented and possess excellent communication skills.

To view more information about this position including additional responsibilities and requirements and to complete the online application, please visit our website at

Bank of Luxemburg

President / CEO

Our client, First State Bank, located in New London, WI, is a well-established, independent, full-service community bank with $260 million in assets. The bank is seeking an experienced banking professional to succeed the retiring President and CEO.

Reporting to and working proactively with the Board of Directors, the President/CEO will provide visionary leadership, lead the development and implementation of key strategic initiatives, challenge and motivate staff, develop and sustain an effective sales culture, achieve short- and long-term financial objectives, ensure compliance to mitigate risk, anticipate industry trends, and participate in civic and community activities.

Ideal candidates will possess a bachelor's degree complemented by 10-15 years of bank management experience in at least two major areas. A passion and aptitude for community banking is essential. Residence within the New London area is strongly desired.

For immediate consideration, please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements in confidence to:

Wipfli LLP
Attention: FSB-President/CEO

Candidates and recruiters should not contact the Bank.

First State Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Investors Community Bank is expanding its Finance/Accounting Department and seeks a motivated, results-oriented Controller with comprehensive knowledge of bank financial accounting, reporting, analysis, budgeting, internal controls, and compliance and hands-on experience transforming financial information systems to support the business.

Qualified candidates will possess strong leadership skills, interpersonal skills, a bachelors' degree in accounting or finance, and financial institution accounting experience of ten years with a minimum of four years related supervisory experience. MBA, CPA, or CMA desired. Must have experience with SEC reporting institution; Fiserv and ProfitStars experience preferred. A complete job description and instructions on how to apply are posted on our Careers Page - See "About Us" at

Investors Community Bank is a billion dollar organization serving an expanding multi-community market delivering personalized financial solutions to commercial and agricultural clients. Be a part of a unique and growing organization that regards its employees as one of its most valuable assets. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.

Investors Community Bank is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Commercial Loan Officer

The Baraboo National Bank, an independent community bank located in south-central Wisconsin, is seeking a Commercial Loan Officer for our Portage National Bank branch location. The candidate should possess a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field and have a minimum of 5 years relevant lending experience including commercial and consumer lending, business development and formal credit analysis complimented by a strong interest in community banking, excellent people skills, awareness of products and services desired by customers and a proven track record of financial performance and success. Please forward a resume and salary requirements to The Baraboo National Bank, Attn: Cheryl Fenske, P.O. Box 50, Baraboo, WI 53913 or email to: An Equal Opportunity Employer

Vice President/Chief Credit Officer

Fox Valley Savings Bank, located in Fond du Lac, WI, a well-established mutual savings bank with over $310 million in assets, is seeking an experienced lending and credit professional to fill the position of Chief Credit Officer. Reporting to the Bank President, the Chief Credit Officer will provide hands-on leadership to our existing team of Business Bankers and Retail Lending Managers. In addition, they will oversee all aspects of the bank's credit administration, ensure compliance with loan policy and regulations, nurture a credit culture consistent with Board standards and expectations, oversee credit analysis and quality control systems, prepare monthly Board reports, and be responsible for business development efforts including direct participation in civic and community responsibilities. Ideal candidates will possess a bachelor's degree in business administration and/or finance complemented by 10 years of lending, credit administration and loan review and management experience. Residence within the Fond du Lac geographic area is required. Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements in confidence to: Fox Valley Savings Bank, 51 E. First Street, WI or by email to: .Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities

Mortgage Loan Officer

The State Bank of Cross Plains has an exciting career opportunity for you! We are seeking a Mortgage Loan Officer for our Madison, Wis. Office. The State Bank of Cross Plains, Dane County's independent community bank for over 100 years, provides our customers with a vast array of financial products and service offerings. With over 200 employees and 9 locations in Dane County, we are Closer to You!

The Mortgage Loan Officer will be responsible for the origination of residential mortgage loans (1-4 family) intended for secondary market investors as well as producing portfolio first mortgage products. In addition, this position will be responsible for actively networking and promoting mortgage as well as other bank products and services and building strong relationships with referral sources in order to increase revenue to the bank.

Specific duties include:

  • Origination of 1-4 Family Residential first mortgages
  • Provide consultation services to existing and prospective customers seeking mortgage loan information. Obtain and analyze pertinent financial and credit information, while providing appropriate regulatory disclosures and observing necessary procedures.
  • Guide customers through the mortgage process from origination to closing
  • Maintain acute skill levels pertaining to rules and regulations, technology, and trends and developments related to the real estate lending industry.
  • Solicit, develop and maintain external relationships (Realtors, builders, corporate customers, etc.) to ensure an ongoing referral source of business.
  • Develop an internal referral network with Retail Staff, Commercial Lenders, Trust Officers and other staff members.
  • Maintain strong relationships with external centers of influence by attending networking events and/or other events with these COI's.
  • Join and maintain membership with professional associations, networking groups, etc.
  • Call on realtor offices on a regular basis and regularly attend realtor/builder open house
  • Attend or work at appropriate trade shows
  • Educate COIs, realtors, and others on mortgage market conditions, hold home buying seminars and provide other educational opportunities to the general public

Ideal candidates will possess:

  • Must be able to comply with NMLS SAFE Act requirements
  • Associates degree in Finance, Business, Real Estate or related field and/or previous work experience in similar setting
  • Three or more years of previous first mortgage loan origination experience preferred
  • Solid track record of success in sales
  • Self-starter with the willingness to succeed and go beyond customer expectations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to be able to interact and communicate with a diverse group of customers.
  • Thorough working knowledge of underwriting requirements for secondary market investors, private mortgage insurance, and internal loan policy.
  • Firm comprehension of loan documents and required disclosures and regulations involving Truth-In-Lending, RESPA, etc.
  • Familiarity with mortgage origination software and electronic underwriting process preferred

Application Instructions: To view more information about this position including additional responsibilities and requirements and/or to apply, please visit our website at

The State Bank of Cross Plains values a diverse workforce and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities encouraged to apply.

Universal Loan Administrator

Oregon Community Bank & Trust is seeking to fill the position of Universal Loan Administrator. Oregon Community Bank & Trust is a community bank, which means we're proud to be part of the communities we serve.
The position is responsible for:

  • Payment processing
  • Core system maintenance
  • Documentation management
  • Loan file maintenance
  • Financial Statement management
  • Board Report generation
  • File/Documentation logistics
  • Provide excellent customer support

Candidate should have relevant work experience, be a team player and have excellent communication and organizational skills. Ideal candidate will demonstrate a positive and pleasant attitude, and be willing to assist in other Organization functions as needed.
Applicants seeking a challenging, rewarding position while providing excellent customer service with the community should submit your resume by email to:

Mark Barberino, SVP & CCO

Loan Officer (Sr. Management growth potential)

Grand Marsh State Bank, a community bank in Adams, Wisconsin, is seeking a self-motivated goal oriented individual for our Lending department.

Initiating banking activities that actively meet the credit needs of a wide variety of customers in our community by developing and growing quality, long lasting and profitable relationships. A solid understanding of federal/state laws regarding bank operations, uniform commercial codes affecting commercial transactions, providing post-closing support by monitoring existing loans in the assigned loan portfolio to ensure conformity with terms and conditions and identify developing trends. Manage existing loan portfolio including past-due calls. Lead the loan compliance team and attend regular compliance seminars to keep abreast of all of the regulations and changes. Community involvements that enhance the bank's visibility, new business opportunities, and is consistent with our mission, vision, and core values.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and detail oriented possess at least 5 years banking experience, particularly in direct-contact customer services, bank lending and management areas, and or possess a college education in the field of business or finance. Must work with minimal direction, demonstrate problem-solving ability, handle time pressures and changing priorities, operate well in a team setting. Possess excellent interpersonal, business development, organizational, verbal/written communication skills.

Please send resume to: Grand Marsh State Bank PO Box 37, Grand Marsh, WI 53936 Attn: Harvey Wagner
or email

Chief Executive Officer

Gand Marsh State Bank, WI, is a well-established, independent, full-service community bank with $139 million in assets. The bank is seeking an experienced banking professional CEO, this position has advancement potential.

Reporting to and working directly with the President and Board of Directors, CEO will provide leadership, development and implement key strategic initiatives, challenge and motivate staff, develop and sustain an effective sales culture, achieve short- and long-term financial objectives, ensure compliance to mitigate risk, anticipate industry trends, and participate in civic and community activities.

Ideal candidates will possess a bachelor's degree complemented by 10 or more years of bank management experience. Loan experience a must. A passion and aptitude for community banking is essential.

Please send resume to: Grand Marsh State Bank PO Box 37, Grand Marsh, WI 53936 Attn: Harvey Wagner
or email

Loan Processor/Teller

We are seeking a highly motivated employee to fill a Loan Processor position in its Adams office. Essential job functions include processing and preparing legal documentation for consumer, mortgage and commercial loans for the Bank's Loan Officers at each location. This position will also include auditing loan files and following up on loan exceptions. Additional responsibilities include working closely with loan customers, attorneys, realtors and title companies on a daily basis. Applicant must have superior customer service skills, a great attention to detail, ability to multi task, meet deadlines, and previous banking or legal documentation experience.

Please stop in to fill out an application or send a resume to: Robin Hansen Grand Marsh State Bank, PO Box 37, Grand Marsh, WI 53936 or email

Loan Servicing Supervisor

Bank of Prairie du Sac is seeking an experienced supervisor with proficiency in Loan Servicing administration. We are a locally owned, $325M community bank that is ranked as one of the top banks in the nation.

Our ideal candidate will be a working supervisor who leads the team in coordinating all loan account activities including account information, balancing accounts, and processing loan paperwork. We expect strong computer skills including Excel, Word and other Office skills.

Experience working with financial software and the servicing of all aspects of loan accounts needed. In addition, we require supervisory experience and solid analytical/communication skills. The ability to lead the department through daily challenges of routine work along with on-going banking regulations and procedure changes is essential. Knowledge of appropriate banking laws and regulations expected.

Apply online at Bank of Prairie du Sac, P.O. Box 130, Prairie du Sac, WI 53578. Equal Opportunity Employer

Chief Credit Officer

Coulee Bank is a growing multi-bank holding company with full service community banking locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin. To learn more about our bank please visit

Due to a retirement Coulee Bank has an opportunity for an experienced Chief Credit Officer to join our team. This position is responsible for the day-to-day oversight and administration of the Bank's loans. This position must have experience establishing internal loan controls and written policies. Additional responsibilities include overall bank credit quality and risk management, including monitoring portfolio mix and margins, classified assets, past-dues and exceptions. In addition advises, counsels and mentors lenders. Chairs the credit committee and is a member of the senior management team and strategic planning team.

If you meet the qualifications of this position please send your resume with salary requirements to

Commercial Lender

River Bank is currently searching for a well-rounded banking professional, with specific skills in commercial lending, to join our team in the La Crosse area. The successful candidate should have: a bachelors degree in finance or business (or equivalent experience), at least five years of experience in commercial lending, an understanding of government guarantee loan programs, strong personal computer skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to develop new business relationships, and demonstrable credit judgment and credit analysis skills. At River Bank, you can expect a positive work environment along with a competitive compensation package.
Please request application material at


Peoples State Bank located in Wausau, WI, $725 million assets, is seeking a Controller. Incumbent will establish, coordinate and maintain an accounting system that properly reflects the financial position of the bank, the holding company, and related subsidiaries, develop and maintain asset, liability, income and expense data as a basis for financial planning and decision making, oversee disbursement of all funds by all departments, coordinate bank wide general ledger budgeting, and maintain compliance with required Securities Exchange Commission, Internal Revenue Service, and bank regulatory reporting.

Coordinate with the CFO and direct the budgeting process, develop projections of operating costs used in the budgeting process. Act as secondary support/back up to CFO regarding management of bank's daily liquidity and cash flow position and conduct investment transactions in conjunction with the CFO.

Directly supervises the Accountant Assistant position.

Bachelor's degree and 4-6 years related bank experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. CPA designation preferred.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

To learn more about our organization and apply for the opening, please visit

Marketing and Customer Relationship Director

REPORTS TO: Vice President of Commercial Lending

Position Summary:
The Marketing and Customer Relationship Director shall develop, coordinate, implement and benchmark Bank marketing and customer experience objectives to enhance Capitol Bank's relationship with current and prospective clients.

Marketing Responsibilities Include:

  • Communicate and encourage the Bank's purpose, values and vision
  • Maintain and continually align the Bank's Strategic Marketing Plan (SMP) with Bank objectives
  • Maintain, redevelop, develop and implement all internal and external marketing efforts (i.e. website, in-house marketing materials, newsletters, shareholder materials, print advertising, social media, etc.)
  • Timely reporting of ongoing activities to Senior Management and Staff
  • Active committee involvement and leadership in Website Committee, Marketing Committee, ad hoc sub committees and other committees as necessary
  • Management of the marketing budget to include annual preparation, monthly reconciliation and expense requisition orders
  • Manage, create and maintain all applicable marketing related policies
  • Responsible for the creative strategies, outsourcing and input regarding advertising and marketing materials
  • Researching, writing, editing, and coordinating production of a variety of corporate and marketing communications materials
  • Conceptual organization, navigational look and feel and approval of website content
  • Develop and implement public relations plan (press releases, philanthropic awareness, Bank hosted networking events and sponsorships) in alignment with SMP and Brand Image Bank
  • Additional duties as assigned

Customer Relationship Responsibilities Include:

  • Evaluate and configure customer relationship management (CRM) system, and provide detailed end user documentation
  • Provide technical support to end users, diagnosing and resolving problems
  • Monitor data quality, data migrations, and data integration
  • Assist in creation of long-term strategic goals for high data quality and appropriate data use
  • Assist in creation of standards, training, reporting and best practices

Qualifications (Work Experience, Skills, Education):

  • Prefer at least 5 years of progressive experience in marketing
  • Professional and comfortable working independently
  • Solid copy writing and editing skills (in English language)
  • Experience with making objective, data focused, outcome driven recommendations and decisions
  • Creative, idea generator, open to--and proponent of--change and new ideas
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills to meet frequent aggressive deadlines
  • High degree of tact, diplomacy and discretion
  • Previous CRM experience/knowledge is a plus

Qualifications (Work Experience, Skills, Education) Continued:

  • Demonstration of excellent analytical skills, accuracy, forward planning and attention to detail
  • Strong organizational, leadership and communication skills
  • Motivated team player who always thinks in a positive proactive manner
  • Strong computer competencies MS Office and familiarity with Photoshop, Acrobat Pro and InDesign
  • Bachelor of Arts or Science degree (B.A.) from an accredited college or university
  • Bank experience preferred but not required

Working Conditions:

  • Office environment (sitting for extended periods of time, working on a computer and phone)
  • Lifting of occasional office materials, marketing materials, file boxes etc.
  • Occasional in-town travel
  • Flexible to work the total amount of time needed to accomplish duties (full or part time hours)

Please send cover letter and email to

Business Development Officer

First Bank Financial Centre (FBFC) is seeking to hire a full-time Business Development Officer (BDO) - SBA Specialist working in Downtown Milwaukee to serve Milwaukee County.

First Bank Financial Centre (FBFC) is a locally-owned, Community Bank, in business more than 155 years. Our rich history has paved the way for great success. Currently Wisconsin's #1 SBA Lender and a winner of the 2014 Top Work Places Award for the fifth consecutive year, FBFC has twelve full service branches throughout Ozaukee, Washington, and Waukesha counties, and Loan Production Offices (LPO's) in Madison and Menomonee Falls.

The Business Development Officer - SBA Specialist is responsible for providing quality service to prospective business banking clients, generating new commercial loan relationships through prospecting and business development activities and actively promoting the sale of all First Bank Financial Centre products through cross-selling. Specifically, the BDO will be asked to promote and sell Small Business Administration (SBA) loan products. Requirements include a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field. Spanish-speaking ability is a plus, but not a requirement.

FBFC is committed to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

EEO Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled

Loan Administration Supervisor - Documentation

Department: Loans - Administrative 
Location: 710 N. High Point Road, Madison, WI

Incumbent: Open 
Reports To: VP, Loan Administration

Type of Position: Regular Full-time 
FLSA Status: Salary (exempt)

Date Generated: 11/5/2014 
Comments: Hours may vary depending upon company needs. May be required to work additional hours as needed.

Position Overview
This position creates and maintains a cohesive and efficient centralized Loan Documentation Department. Oversees loan documentation staff, ensures properly documented loans, closing follow up, accounting and file maintenance activities.


  • Supervise loan documentation staff.
  • Provide overall leadership, training, and direction for Loan Documentation. Effectively communicate bank philosophy, strategic plan and goals with department staff.
  • Responsible for overall loan documentation compliance. Ensure loans are documented properly to limit bank risk. Provide training, coordinate efforts of others, and/or provide resources necessary to properly train staff on documentation and compliance requirements.
  • Monitor loan documentation work flow.
  • Efficiently and accurately generate loan closing packages to include preparation and assembling of all required loan documents. Ensure that closing documents reflect the terms and conditions of loan approval.
  • When applicable, work with attorneys to close loans with appropriate legal and credit/collateral documentation.
  • Order and analyze title insurance commitment reports including title exceptions and endorsements.
  • Order and analyze UCC searches to ensure the bank's lien position for UCC collateral type, prepare termination, assignment or subordination filings to assist in clearing existing liens.
  • Monitor creation of loan documents to ensure accurate/complete preparation.
  • Review files completed by loan documentation staff prior to closing or mailing to customer (renewals/modifications). Make sure procedures and regulations are being followed; utilize compliance checklists to monitor these items.
  • Ensure exception items are completed in a timely fashion to complete files.
  • Understand and comply with Loan Policy and Loan Procedures.
  • Have thorough knowledge of loan regulatory compliance and train loan documentation staff on loan regulatory compliance to ensure that all loans meet regulatory compliance.
  • Prepare, review, and verify department generated reports for loan portfolio and risk management.
  • Identify and implement methods of improving departmental efficiencies that contribute to improve delivery of quality service while meeting customer needs and accommodating loan growth.
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the loan documentation system (Compliance One) including product set up, bank information set up and other parameters.
  • Work with VP, Loan Administration to comply with HMDA collection, submission, review, retention requirements.
  • Assist with various audits related to lending function to limit bank risk. Work with VP, Loan Administration and Compliance Officer to provide resolution on identified items. Coordinate required information needed for outside audits and regulatory examinations to ensure records are readily available and assistance is provided.
  • Inform/train loan officers/staff on new changes in forms preparation procedures and documents relative to the loan documentation function.
  • Develop and update procedures/checklists relating to loan documentation.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Bachelors or Associate Degree preferred; equivalent years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Minimum five years banking experience in loan documentation.
  • Minimum three years supervisory experience.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong management skills with the ability to prioritize projects and delegate tasks appropriately to staff.
  • Ability to identify, problem solve and exercise exceptional use of good judgment with respect to issues/circumstances as they arise.
  • Positively demonstrate leadership and teamwork by proactively assisting other team members when needed as well as actively participating and contributing during team meetings.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with loan documentation associated with Residential loans, Commercial loans including SBA, and participation loans.
  • Extensive knowledge of required entity documentation for various business entities (Corporations, LLC's, Partnerships, etc.).
  • High level of computer aptitude with a background in Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Discreet and professional with confidential information.

Working Conditions

  • Comfortable office environment

Physical Demands

  • Frequent use of computer, telephone, calculator, and other office related equipment.
  • Prolonged use of hands and fingers.
  • The ability to stand or sit for lengthy periods of time.
  • Ability to read fine print.
  • Light to heavy lifting.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Financial Underwriter

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is currently seeking two professionals for our open Financial Underwriter positions located at our MADISON, WISCONSIN headquarters.

This position serves as project representative on business or community development incentive projects.

A minimum of three years of experience in underwriting or related field is preferred. The ideal candidate will have a Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Accounting or related field or comparable education/experience. The candidate must be Proficient in Office 2013, have quantitative/analytical problem solving skills, and strong written/verbal skills.

Apply Online or Email

Deadline: December 4, 2014.

Loan Program Manager/Underwriter

WEDC is currently seeking a professional for our open Loan Program Manager/Underwriter position located at our Madison, Wisconsin headquarters.

Responsible for serving as the expert on program functionality, execution, and performance in order to provide financial assistance for business development, this position provides support to underwriting of all financial offerings. The candidate must be proficient in Office 2013, have problem solving skills, and strong written/verbal skills. A minimum of three years' experience in business loan underwriting is required, with a degree in a related field or comparable experience preferred.

Apply Online or Email

Deadline: December 5, 2014.

Vice President/Loan Portfolio Manager

Shell Lake State Bank, an independent community bank located in Northwestern Wisconsin is seeking an experienced professional to serve as Vice President/Loan Portfolio Manager. Preferred candidate should have a minimum of seven to ten years of experience in diversified lending; ability to manage secondary market real estate loan transactions; experience in commercial loan application analysis and presentation; strong business development aptitude; Bachelor's Degree in business; supervisory abilities and a passion for community banking. Other responsibilities include management of collection activities; development of a sales culture among lending staff; oversight of compliance with applicable consumer banking regulations pertaining to lending; coordination of ongoing training initiatives and special projects as may be assigned by the President. Attributes considered preferable in this position include a positive mental attitude, strong computer and communication skills and a sales oriented approach toward growing the loan portfolio. Residence in the Shell Lake area and meaningful involvement in community related organizations and activities will be expected. Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: Shell Lake State Bank, P.O. Box 130, Shell Lake, Wisconsin, or, by email to: All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.

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