Waukesha State Bank has hired Claire Bessette as vice president - commercial banking officer.

“We are pleased to have Claire join our commercial banking team and continue our ongoing commitment to service excellence,” stated Tony Laszewski, Waukesha State Bank senior vice president – commercial banking manager. “Her extensive financial and commercial banking experience positions her well to help local businesses succeed.”

Bessette has nearly 15 years of financial experience specializing in commercial lending, treasury management, business development and branch management. In her new role as vice president – commercial banking officer, Bessette will be responsible for prospecting, developing and managing commercial loan portfolios. 

Bessette is active in the community serving on the board of directors for Kyle’s Korner and as a committee member for the Waukesha County Business Alliance’s Professional Women’s Development Network.

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