Wisconsin banker puts community before self

Wisconsin banker puts community before self

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First Financial’s mission, which is also Sharon Manke’s frontline effort, is all about making the community a better place. The bank contributed more than 15,000 hours of volunteer service in 2017, with Manke offering up the equivalent of 46 work days as a volunteer ...
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Illinois HR director has passion for progress

Illinois HR director has passion for progress

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A few Novembers back, Betty Yott stood on Capitol Hill amid a sea of human resources managers, warmed by adrenaline ...
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Minnesotan’s grit, flexibility the right fit for Iowa bank

Minnesotan’s grit, flexibility the right fit for Iowa bank

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From a stint in bank consulting to integrating six failed bank acquisitions to implementing an automated risk reporting structure, Karin ...
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Aleesha Webb’s 3 insights on leadership

Aleesha Webb’s 3 insights on leadership

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Minnesota banker Aleesha Webb, vice chair of the board at Village Bank, St. Francis, Minn., shares how she's nurtured her ...
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Chronicles

First Midwest buys wealth management firm

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Chicago’s First Midwest Bancorp, Inc., is beefing up its wealth management division by buying Wisconsin’s Northern Oak Wealth Management, Inc ...
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Iowa banks will merge

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Fidelity Company will acquire State Bank of New Hampton, Iowa, expanding into a desirable corner of the state ...
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Sandhills to buy branches in Nebraska

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Bassett, Neb.-based Sandhills State Bank is buying a trio of branches from Western States Bank, which is based in Laramie, ...
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People

DiMotta joins Midland States board

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Jennifer L. DiMotta has joined the boards of Midland States Bancorp, Inc., and its subsidiary Midland States Bank, both of ...
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Johnson named EVP of operations at Banner

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Kenneth W. Johnson was named executive vice president of operations for Banner Bank, Walla Walla, Wash., and a member of ...
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Meta Financial names CEO

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Brad Hanson has added the CEO title to his role as president of Meta Financial Group and MetaBank, both of ...
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Opinion

IRS should affirm sub S deduction

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Bankers certainly don’t need the additional recordkeeping responsibilities, and I can’t believe when it passed tax reform that Congress wanted ...
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The core of a strong ERM program

/ Operations
What makes a strong Enterprise Risk Management program? How do you know you're asking the right questions? You develop strong ...
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Banker shares social engagement strategies

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Technology has changed banking — retail bank visits are forecasted to drop by 36 percent by 2022 while mobile transactions ...
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Community Relations

WaterStone Bank honors vets through nonprofit partnerships

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This Veterans Day, WaterStone Bank, Wauwatosa, Wis., will partner with 11 Wisconsin nonprofits to honor veterans ...
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1st Source helps fund nursing building

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Indiana’s 1st Source Bank donated $100,000 to support construction of a new nursing education building at Southwestern Michigan College, Dowagiac, ...
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Wisconsin bank donates building

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McFarland State Bank will donate its downtown Stoughton, Wis., bank building and the adjacent parking lot to the City of ...
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