Bank First is pleased to announce the promotion of Shannon Klahn and Scott Tuma.
Shannon Klahn has been promoted to vice president – administration. Klahn joined the Bank in 2014 and during her tenure, has served as business analyst, marketing communications officer, and most recently, assistant executive officer. In her new role, Klahn will continue to support the chief executive officer and senior management team with the overall strategic and operational performance of the bank. In addition, she will play a larger role in providing operational input for the bank, serve as a catalyst for continuous improvement, help maintain the culture of the bank, and enhance employee engagement.
Klahn earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and her Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. With a focus on community involvement, she recently completed her tenure on the Board of Directors of Family Service Association of Sheboygan and Advocacy Programs of Sheboygan, where she served as president. She also serves on the Officials Committee of the American Barefoot Club, a division of U.S.A. Waterski. In her free time, Klahn enjoys running, barefoot waterskiing, snow skiing, and spending time with family and friends. She resides in Sheboygan with her husband, Derek, and their three children.
Scott Tuma has been promoted to vice president – enterprise risk management. Tuma joined Bank First in 2014 and has served as the banks’ card operations manager and in 2019 was promoted to enterprise risk manager. Over the past three years, Tuma has significantly transformed the enterprise risk management function of Bank First, positioning the bank for continued growth. In his new role, Tuma will continue to ensure Bank First maintains optimum compliance with Federal and State laws, rules and regulations, as well as internal policies and procedures. He is also responsible for the management of information security systems, vendor management, internal audit, and third-party exams.
Tuma earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Economics from UW–Green Bay and earned his Masters of Business Administration degree from Lakeland University in 2012. In his free time, Tuma enjoys running, spending time with family and friends, and weekend visits with his family at their cabin up north. Tuma also enjoys volunteering his time in the community alongside fellow coworkers.