The Board of Directors Ixonia Bancshares, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mark R. Hogan has been elected to its Board and to the Board of Ixonia Bank. Hogan most recently served as Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and prior to that had a long and successful history in the banking industry.

Dan Westrope, Chairman & CEO of Ixonia Bank states, “The experience and wisdom that Mark brings to our Board of Directors is extremely valuable as we grow and expand the bank, particularly in the metro Milwaukee area. We look forward to his addition to our outstanding Board.”

Hogan’s experience includes almost four decades. Hogan was appointed to his position at WEDC by Governor Scott Walker in September 2015 and served until September 2019.

Hogan stated, “I look forward to working with the Ixonia Bank team as they expand on their more than 100 years of providing high-quality financial services to personal and corporate clients throughout southeastern Wisconsin.”

Hogan also contributes his time and talents to numerous boards in the Milwaukee Area. He is currently Chair of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee Finance Council and a Director of both M2 Lease Funds and Cristo Rey Jesuit Milwaukee High School. Additionally, he serves on the Seton Catholic Schools Finance Committee. Past civic and board affiliations include the Wisconsin Housing & Economic Development Authority, Children’s Wisconsin, Divine Savior Holy Angels High School, Marquette University High School, and Mount Mary University.

A Green Bay native, Hogan received his BBA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame, and his MBA from Marquette University. Hogan and his wife, Janet, live in Wauwatosa and have three grown children.

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