Waukesha State Bank, a full-service community bank with 14 locations in Waukesha County, has hired Kevin McElmeel as a mortgage consultant. McElmeel will be responsible for originating mortgage loans, which includes meeting with prospects, taking mortgage applications, counseling borrowers, and developing relationships with Realtors, builders, financial service providers, and various community groups.
McElmeel started his career with Waukesha State Bank in September of 2012 as a teller. For five years, he took on increasing roles and responsibilities in the retail banking department including customer service representative, assistant teller supervisor, teller supervisor, and personal banker. When he left the bank in 2017, he was the bank manager of the Mukwonago office.
In the subsequent years following his departure, McElmeel worked for two different mortgage brokers, most recently as a senior loan officer with Prosperity Home Mortgage. With his five years of residential lending experience, he has developed a thorough understanding of agency and government mortgage products and consistently exceeds customer expectations with their home buying needs.
“We are pleased to welcome Kevin back to Waukesha State Bank and specifically to our mortgage lending team,” stated Robert B. Helvey, Waukesha State Bank senior vice president – mortgage lending manager. “His residential lending experience, combined with his strong customer service skills, adds depth to our team as we look to expand our mortgage customer base.”
McElmeel will be based out of the Waukesha State Bank Delafield (3293 Golf Road) and Mukwonago (1160 N. Rochester Street) locations, servicing all of southeastern Wisconsin. He and his family currently reside in Mukwonago.