Bluff View Bank is proud to announce the hiring of Stuart Kuzik as chief credit officer & commercial loan officer.
Kuzik will be responsible for overseeing the lending operations of bank, including its lenders and loan portfolio. He will also be involved in working with business owners and community members to help grow opportunities in the area. “Community banking gives me the opportunity to be a small part of many amazing businesses, community enhancing projects, and great local families’ lives.” Kuzik says.
Stuart comes to Bluff View with experience in underwriting, commercial lending, portfolio performance management, business development, and real estate investments. He has previously held positions at JPMorgan Chase, M&I Bank/BMO Harris Bank, TruStone Financial Federal Credit Union, as well as the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA).
As an experienced banker, he is committed to supporting his client’s growth and financial needs by providing customized business banking solutions and personalized experience. He will be servicing clients in La Crosse, Trempealeau, and surrounding counties.
Kuzik is a former presenter at the annual Wisconsin Lenders Conference, has served as a DECA State Conference Judge, and has participated extensively with the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC). He has also previously been a mayoral appointed member of two different cities’ finance committees.