McFarland State Bank is pleased to announce Shauna Gnorski, CPA, has joined the Bank as its chief financial officer. Gnorski comes to the role with 20 years of experience in senior leadership positions in financial reporting and accounting. At McFarland State Bank, Gnorski's primary responsibilities include management of the organization's accounting and finance staff; planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating the organization's fiscal function and performance; and developing the corporation's plans and programs in collaboration with the leadership team and senior management. 

Her extensive background has focused on providing audit and/or accounting services to a number of financial services-related companies including banks, insurance companies, mutual funds, and asset management companies. Prior to joining McFarland State Bank, Gnorski, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, served as the Director of Shared Services and Director of Accounting & Reporting for TDS, a Fortune 1000 telecommunications company with six million customers nationwide. Prior to that, she was senior vice president and chief accounting officer at First Business Bank. 

Her wide range of experience affords her unique perspectives and insights that will benefit McFarland State Bank. 

"Shauna brings such a strong background in financial management in both banking and beyond that will be invaluable in helping to maximize the bank's performance and providing guidance for our future strategies and direction," said Michael Moderski, president and chief operating officer of the Bank. "Her interest and dedication to community involvement also aligns with our bank's core mission and values. We are excited to welcome her to our leadership team."

Gnorski resides in Waunakee with her husband and children and spends much of her spare time as a spectator of youth sports. She is also an Executive MBA candidate at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, scheduled to graduate in 2020.

"I look forward to the opportunity to have a direct impact on the bank and the communities McFarland State Bank serves," said Gnorski. "I view a community bank as a partner that helps provide prosperous communities for families to thrive and kids to flourish."