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Commercial Lender/Vice President

Capitol Bank is looking for a Commercial Lender/Vice President for Madison office.

The Commercial Lending Officer is responsible for managing assigned loan portfolio, including analyzing and assessing credit worthiness of existing loans, underwriting new loan requests and cross selling bank products and services to enhance the satisfaction level as well as the profitability of each relationship. This Officer will work closely with Loan Operations as well as Credit Analyst in performing assigned duties and will be responsible for following the bank's loan policies, ensuring compliance with all state and federal regulations as well as the completeness of loan files. The delivery of exceptional quality customer service is critical. In addition, the Officer will engage in business development efforts, meeting with potential customers and assessing financial needs.

Bachelor's degree in finance, business, accounting or economics preferred and 4 to 6 years of commercial lending experience. Must have solid analytical skills, and knowledge of Microsoft Suite; be detail oriented with effective communication skills; and familiar with accounting principles and commercial loan documentation; and banking laws, regulations, policies and practices.

Send cover letter and resume:

Gene Bembenek
Capitol Bank
710 N. High Point Road
Madison WI 53717

Or email

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

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.

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.

VP/Correspondent Banking Business Development Officer

Bell State Bank & Trust is seeking candidates for a VP/Correspondent Banking Business Development Officer position for the primary target market of Wisconsin.

If you like to work with people in a family atmosphere, enjoy great benefits and provide unequaled personal service to every customer, consider a career with Bell State Bank & Trust.

This position is responsible for actively calling on new and existing Bell State Bank & Trust correspondent banking relationships as well as new prospects. This individual will be expected to identify and solicit bank management, executive officers and director loans and their related interests of correspondent banks. This position will play a key role in representing Bell State Bank & Trust at various regional banking conventions and seminars.

This position requires 10 years of commercial, correspondent or bank examination experience as well as a four-year degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field. This individual must be proficient at business development. Overnight travel is required. Bell State Bank & Trust provides an excellent benefits package.

Please send resume to Bell State Bank & Trust, 3100 13th Ave. SW, Fargo, ND, 58103 or

Bell State Bank & Trust
Equal Opportunity Employer

Mortgage Lender/Commercial Lender

Union National Bank of Sparta, WI is seeking a motivated Mortgage Lender to grow our mortgage loan portfolio and service an existing portfolio in our Sparta market. Union National Bank is a locally owned community bank of 110MM in assets.

This position works under the direction of the Chief Credit Officer and is responsible to develop, grow and maintain mortgage and business banking relationships within the market. Ideally this candidate will have some commercial lending experience as well, but the primary focus will be residential real estate lending, along with consumer and commercial responsibilities.

Qualifications desired:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Five or more years of lending experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (people person)
  • Strong working knowledge of various loan programs and documents
  • Self-starter with a desire to always improve
  • Is team oriented with ability to work well with colleagues

To learn more about this position please contact Walt Weiland at 608-269-6737, and to learn more about Union National Bank visit our website We are very committed to our staff and our community.

Commercial Lender

First American Bank is seeking an experienced Commercial Lender for their Hudson, Wisconsin location. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Identify and pursue the business of potential deposit and loan customers to develop a high quality, profitable customer portfolio consistent with the bank's credit policy and the bank's volume objectives;
  • Ensure that all loan decisions, actions, and recommendations are based on an accurate and thorough understanding of each customer's financial needs and conditions;
  • Analyze the creditworthiness of borrowers and present credits for approval as required by policy, administer and monitor credits in accordance with bank policy, Review financial data periodically and monitor documentation of the loan portfolio;
  • Seek to identify problem loans as early as possible.
  • Assist with the collection efforts as requested by management;
  • Actively assist the bank in meeting its responsibilities under federal fair lending criteria and under CRA as well as following all applicable laws and regulations required by the bank's examining authority.

First American Bank offers a competitive salary and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. We invite qualified individuals to submit a resume via

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Customer Service Specialist / Personal Banker

Full-time - plus minimum of one Saturday per month

REPORTS TO: Branch Manager
Experience & Skills Required:

  • Excellent communication with customers and coworkers
  • Ability to establish priorities
  • Flexibility to meet changing workload
  • Ability to handle detailed work along with strong follow-up skills
  • Strong Computer Knowledge (Microsoft Office)

Customer Service Specialist (Teller)
General Summary:
Handles cash transactions accurately and performs all other aspects of a paying and receiving teller. Provides quality customer service in a friendly, professional and timely manner. Determines the customer's needs and meets their expectations by recommending the appropriate product. Sells a variety of bank products and services to prospective and current customers

Major Duties:

  • Processes deposits and withdrawals, cash checks, issue official checks, accept a variety of payments and money orders, process coin order and bankcard cash advance requests, provide account information upon request
  • Maintains a high degree of accuracy by balancing cash drawer daily. Keeps cash overages/shortages within the acceptable standards
  • Complies with regulations, completing Currency Transaction Reports (CTRs) and other forms
  • Handles customer account inquiries promptly, professionally and accurately
  • Utilizes tact and experience-based knowledge to resolve customer complaints
  • Provides back-up telephone coverage for all areas
  • Maintains a high level of knowledge of products and services.
  • Identifies sales opportunities, cross sells or refers customers to appropriate bank personnel

Performance Measurement

  • Lack of complaints from customers and employees on level of quality service
  • Number of exceptions or problems in the day-to-day operations of the bank
  • Accomplishment of set goals / Sales accomplishments
  • Comprehensive use of all applicable bank systems / programs
  • Degree of knowledge of all bank products and services
  • Team player in providing lobby and telephone coverage
  • Continuing education to meet goals and objectives
  • Ability to work flexible hours when needed to insure bank-wide goals and objectives

Personal Banker
General Summary:
Incumbent is responsible for opening all accounts types for new and existing customers. The activity involves identifying the customers needs; recommending the appropriate Bank products; and, gathering the necessary information and documentation to activate the account/product. A complete knowledge of all existing Bank products is required as well as an awareness of what products and services are being offered by competing financial institutions.

Major Duties:

  • Welcome new customers to the Bank
  • Recommend products and services to meet customer needs
  • Open, update and maintain accounts
  • Complete all necessary paperwork on accounts
  • Handle customer account inquiries promptly and professionally
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge of products and services
  • Open all accounts in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Insure internal documents comply with State and Federal regulations
  • Complete all documents necessary to the opening of accounts
  • Cross-sell existing customers into additional services when appropriate
  • Within established policies and procedures, resolve customer complaints

Performance Measurement:

  • Accounts opened efficiently and accurately
  • All opening paperwork completed in a timely manner
  • Use of Cross-sell opportunities
  • Number of customer complaints
  • Timely accomplishment of goals
  • Number of exceptions
  • Flexibility in responding to staffing needs
  • Functioning as "team" player
  • Adherence to and support of Bank Values, Mission and Vision
  • Awareness and knowledge of competitive products and services

Send cover letter and resume:

Gene Bembenek
Capitol Bank
710 N. High Point Road
Madison WI 53717

Or email

Junior Commercial Lender

River Cities Bank, a successful community bank with locations in Baraboo, Stevens Point, and Wisconsin Rapids, is seeking multiple full-time junior commercial lender associates to help continue our growth in the Baraboo and Stevens Point markets. The successful individuals will complete a 6-month training program where they will learn about credit underwriting, loan documentation, and business development. This training will occur in our Wisconsin Rapids office; however, the position will lead to a junior commercial lender assignment in either our Stevens Point or Baraboo branches.

As a junior commercial lender, you will be expected to develop loan opportunities through existing and prospective clients, analyze and evaluate credit worthiness of loan prospects, and cross sell bank products and services while delivering exceptional customer service.

A four-year degree in finance or business; one to two years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must, as well as knowledge of computer software such as Microsoft Excel and Word.

Opportunities for advancement at River Cities Bank are available to individuals who show the aptitude to produce high quality work in independent and team-based settings. Our benefits package includes health, dental, health savings program, vacation, and a 401(k) retirement plan. Please send or email resume to:

River Cities Bank
Nick Inman
P.O. Box 907
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495
An Equal Opportunity Employer

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