Denise Sonnemann and Dustin Dietel, Prevail Bank branch managers, successfully graduated from the Wisconsin Bankers Association School of Bank Management in Madison, Wis. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Bankers Association (WBA), the program is an intensive, weeklong school designed to provide bankers with a strong foundation of different functional areas of the bank and overall bank management. This unique curriculum emphasizes an enhanced understanding of banking as a business, increased analytical skills and management techniques, an opportunity to provide better customer service to internal and external bank customers through expanded knowledge and ability, an awareness of the changing banking environment, and a leadership self-assessment to find opportunities for growth and improvement. The faculty is comprised of banking industry consultants who are considered authorities in their respective fields.
Sonnemann joined Prevail Bank’s branch management team in 2021. She has extensive experience in marketing, community engagement, and public relations, in addition to four years in operations management and employee/consumer communications. She is active in the community, especially with the Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MACCI).
Dietel joined Prevail Bank’s branch management team in 2021. He brought six years of banking experience with him, in addition to a high proficiency in solving complex financial challenges, communications, and multitasking.
“This is a unique opportunity for bankers to remain educated in the ever-changing banking environment,” said Nathan Quinnell, president of Prevail Bank. “Education opportunities like this school help our professionals learn how to better meet the changing needs of our customers and deliver higher quality service in the community.”