Allen J. Prochnow, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Concordia University Wisconsin, has been elected to the board of directors of The Equitable Bank S.S.B. and its affiliates effective February 1, 2022. Mr. Prochnow brings 50 years of business experience to the role including the last 20 years of overseeing the operations at Concordia. Prior to Concordia, he spent 20 years in the manufacturing industry, overseeing 5 divisions at Stevens International/Zerand Corporation, located in New Berlin, Wis.
“I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Al, both professionally and personally, for many years,” stated John Matter, Chairman of the Board for The Equitable Bank. “He brings a wide breadth of experience to our board that includes accounting, manufacturing, and higher education. We are extremely fortunate to have him join us.”
He brings extensive board experience that includes service for the Lutheran Church Extension Fund, Lutheran Bible Translators, Lutheran Counseling and Family Services, Living Word Lutheran High School, and for Stevens International/Zerand Corporation.
Mr. Prochnow is a Graduate of The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Wisconsin. He will work with the current board to help lead the Bank to achieving its mission of serving retail and commercial deposit and loan customers through oversight of bank activities.