Wolf River Community Bank has promoted Joe Ackerman to senior commercial lender and has hired Joe Lautenschlager as commercial lender. 

Wolf River Community Bank is thrilled to announce Joe Ackerman’s promotion to senior commercial lender. “When I came to Wolf River Community Bank, I had my work cut out for me,” says Ackerman. “In my two years at Wolf River Bank, I’ve done an infinite amount of learning and growing in my position and in my love for community banking. I’m humbled by the recognition I’ve received and I look forward to continuing to build lasting relationships in our communities.”

Ackerman has played a large part in significant growth of the bank’s commercial lending portfolio. “Joe’s promotion has been hard-earned through his dedication to the bank and his drive to deepen relationships with his customers,” says Jason Bloxham, executive vice president and chief lending officer at Wolf River Community Bank. “This is well deserved.”

Joe Lautenschlager has joined Wolf River Community Bank as a commercial lender. “I am incredibly excited to start my career at Wolf River Community Bank,” said Lautenschlager. “WRCB is located in my hometown and I can’t wait to serve the community that helped me develop into the person I am today. I look forward to cultivating new relationships within the community and enriching my existing relationships in the Fox West area.”

“It’s wonderful when we’re able to match a local, hometown candidate with a position at the bank,” says Bloxham. “Joe’s experience and skillsets are a great fit for our relationship banking approach.”

Lautenschlager has extensive knowledge of the commercial banking industry with prior experience as both a credit analyst and financial advisor. Based out of the bank’s Hortonville location, Lautenschlager will be responsible for maintaining a portfolio of Wolf River Bank’s commercial loans and will work to develop new commercial banking relationships. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in finance with an emphasis on financial planning from UW-Whitewater. Lautenschlager has volunteered with the Greenville Civic Club, served as a coach of Hortonville JV Legion Baseball and is a WIAA official for high school baseball and basketball.