Business Sector Leaders Offer Outlook on 2022 Economy

The Wisconsin Bankers Association (WBA) has compiled eight sector-specific reports from industry experts on what 2022 will hold for Wisconsin. The reports are available at www.wisbank.com/2022forecast and include insights from:

  • Rose Oswald Poels, Wisconsin Bankers Association,
  • Robb Kahl, Construction Business Group,
  • Kevin Krentz, Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation,
  • Brandon Scholz, Wisconsin Grocers Association,
  • Eric Borgerding, Wisconsin Hospital Association,
  • Kurt Bauer, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce,
  • Michael Theo, Wisconsin Realtors Association, and
  • Tom Still, Wisconsin Technology Council.

In her report on the banking industry, WBA President and CEO Rose Oswald Poels notes the industry’s strong financial condition. “As we continue to navigate the evolving health pandemic heading into 2022, Wisconsin banks are well-positioned to serve the varying needs of their customers and communities,” says Oswald Poels. “Wisconsin’s 176 headquartered banks are financially strong with continued high levels of liquidity that will allow them to meet their customers’ various borrowing needs.”