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Forward Announces Two New Hires

Sheri Dick

Sheri Dick has joined Forward Bank as the assistant vice president – digital banking director and leads the team providing support to all the bank’s digital banking customers.

In joining the digital banking team, Dick will lead the staff in enhancing the use of digital banking services and develop new opportunities for serving customers through the digital channel. She will also work closely with all areas of the Forward organization to determine customer needs and connect with technology providers to find solutions.

“It’s been exciting joining a new team and learning a new industry,” commented Sheri Dick, AVP – digital banking director at Forward Bank. “I’m looking forward to bringing my e-commerce experience to the bank and exploring how we can make the customer journey more satisfying on our digital platforms. The speed at which Fintech advancements will continues gives Forward Bank many opportunities to add value to our customer relationships.”

Dick has her bachelor of business administration from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. She has been very active in the Marshfield community while working at Figi’s and most recently the Marshfield Clinic Foundation. Her community activities include serving on the YMCA board of directors, the Columbus Catholic School Education Commission, as well as a MACCI ambassador and a member of the Marshfield Rotary Club. When not at work or volunteering, Dick enjoys travelling and spending time her family and friends.

“Sheri is a great addition to our digital banking team,” said Dave Clark, president of Forward Bank. “Her extensive experience outside of the banking industry will add a new perspective to how we provide services to our customers. Sheri’s track record in collaborating with many departments will benefit Forward and ultimately all of our customers.

Bryan Troyer

Bryan Troyer has also joined Forward Insurance as the vice president – insurance services and will lead the team helping customers to protect their businesses, farms, homes, lives, and vehicles.

In joining the Forward Insurance team, Troyer will lead the staff in outreach to our communities, current clients, and prospects to match the appropriate solution to their needs. He will coordinate with the operational team in Forward to create efficiencies to help the agents serve clients faster. Additionally, Troyer will coordinate with the bank and investment teams of Forward to foster seamless handoffs in meeting customer needs.

“I am excited to be joining a great organization and a great team of insurance professionals.,” commented Bryan Troyer, VP – insurance services. “The Agency has achieved tremendous growth over the past few years and will continue to grow by providing the best coverages and solutions for our clients.”

Troyer brings over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry in various leadership roles while directly assisting his clients with their insurance needs. He is a Certified Employee Benefits Specialist and is licensed for Life, Health , Property, and Casualty Insurance and has received the Stephen J Foster Professional Excellence Award. Troyer has been dedicated to his community throughout his career as demonstrated by his service as a United Way of Marathon County board member and member of other Wausau area organizations.

“Bryan will be a great addition to our Forward Insurance team,” said Clark. “His experience with bank-owned insurance companies will be valuable as we plan for future growth in all of our markets. He shares our purpose in creating lasting relationships with clients, adding value to banking relationships by offering insurance services, and reaching out to the community to help our non-profits.