Choice Bank has announced the addition of Fred Siemers as an Executive Vice President & Chief Credit Officer.

Siemers has over 25 years of progressive banking experience, prior to joining Choice Bank, Siemers spent five years as the President and CEO of a local financial institution. He has extensive experience in commercial lending, as well as 16 years of effectively setting the strategic direction of a $245 million dollar community bank.

Siemers earned his Bachelors of Business Administration - Finance and Masters of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He is also a graduate of the Wisconsin Bankers Association's Graduate School of Banking at UW-Madison. Siemers has been an active member and past member in several non-profit organizations ranging from the Wisconsin Rapids Chamber of Commerce to the South Wood County YMCA. He recently served as chair of the Wisconsin Bankers Association Board of Directors.