Jeffrey Standafer has been named president and chief executive officer of Citizens Bank, Mukwonago, the bank announced. Standafer succeeds Charles O. Miller, Jr. who retired after 32 years at the company. The Citizens Bank board of directors approved Standafer’s appointment at a meeting in November.

A graduate of the University of Northwestern – St. Paul and the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Standafer is a 33-year banking industry veteran who joined Citizens Bank in 2001. He most recently served as the bank’s executive vice president and joined the company’s board of directors in 2019.

Miller will continue his position as chairman of the bank’s board of directors.

“Over the years, Jeff has proven himself to be a dedicated and effective leader,” Miller said. “I know that he, along with the rest of our board of directors and management team, will carry Citizens Bank forward by continuing our culture of putting people – be it our customers, our employees, or members of the community – at the forefront of everything we do.”

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