WBA visits campuses around the state encouraging students to consider internships and careers in the Wisconsin banking industry. The UW Madison School of Business and Marquette University were the latest stops. All WBA campus events feature a panel of bankers who network and provide industry information to the students. These events have been tremendously successful due to the participating bankers who provide a unique insight for the attendees. 

If you are a Wisconsin alumnus or your bank recruits from a Wisconsin campus, we need your help. We have many opportunities to join a panel or attend to network at upcoming campus events. If you are interested in becoming involved, please contact WBA’s Patty Rogers via email.

Our next campus visit will be at the University of Wisconsin – LaCrosse on Tuesday, October 23.

Marquette University event

Marquette on Wednesday, October 5 at Cudahy Hall on the Marquette Campus – Dr. Kent Belasco, director of the Marquette University Commercial Banking Program, hosted the panel which was moderated by student Matt Carroll. 

Pictured (left to right); Matt Carroll, Moderator; Joseph Fazio, Commerce State Bank, West Bend; Jeanne Zeske, Wells Fargo, Milwaukee; Mark Czarnecki, BMO Harris Bank, Milwaukee; Emily Bradley, First Business Financial Services, Madison; and John Hazod, Town Bank, Pewaukee.

UW Madison event

UW Madison School of Business on Wednesday, October 10 at Grainger Hall – Dr. Jim Johannes, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research, Director of Puelicher Center for Banking Education, hosted the event.

Pictured (left to right); Jim Johannes, Puelicher Center for Banking Education, Madison; Tom Spitz, Settlers Bank, DeForest; Holly Heuer, McFarland State Bank; Zak Schowalter, First Business Financial Services, Madison; Jeffrey Ticknor, BMO Harris Bank, Madison; and Kevin Piette, State Bank of Cross Plains, Waunakee.