Commitment to both company and community is a common thread among the 2017 40 Under 40 selections from InBusiness Madison. This year's class of rising young business stars has demonstrated their commitment to the Greater Madison area through their professional pursuits, board involvement and volunteerism. 

Congratulations to the four bankers honored with recognition on this list! 

  • Elyse L. Smithback, vice president - treasury management and private banking, Oregon Community Bank
  • Justin Hart, vice president of commercial lending, Capitol Bank, Madison
  • Courtney Lynn Searles, vice president - private banking regional manager, Johnson Financial Group (Johnson Bank), Racine
  • Paul Manchester, senior vice president of commercial banking, State Bank of Cross Plains

These bankers were recognized alongside the 36 other honorees on March 8 at the 40 Under 40 Intros event at The Madison Club. 

Read the full profiles of the 2017 class on