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Meet Our Staff

Ag Lenders

 

Brian Lehman
Phone# 715-804-3115
Medford Location


By working in the dairy industry for over 30 years, Brian's wealth of knowledge provides our local agricultural customers a great experience while working with AbbyBank. Brian has supported the Agricultural industry for many years through volunteering at many local Ag events including Ag Dairy Breakfasts, such as the Abbotsford FFA Alumni and Taylor County Dairy Breakfasts.


Leo Braun
Phone# 715-316-6263
Abbotsford Location

Leo comes to AbbyBank with a Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Business from the University of Wisconsin River Falls. Having grown up on his family farm and helping out with the day-to-day operations, Leo brings knowledge and experience greatly benefiting our Agribusiness customers. His passion is helping farmers reach their goals and the dairy industry as a whole.

 


Jason Lindeman
Phone# 715-316-6222
Abbotsford Location
 

Vice President of Ag/Commercial Lender and Abbotsford Branch Manager

Jason's education with his banking and farming experience help him provide the highest quality of service to our Ag and Commercial customers. Jason applies his Business Management degree from the University of Wisconsin - Stout, his Graduate School of Banking degree and his knowledge in the Dairy & Cropping Industry while growing up on his family dairy farm. Overall, Jason helps local agribusinesses and commercial businesses make smart financial decisions for their individual needs. Jason also supports our community as a Vice Chair for the Partnership for Progressive Agriculture (PPA), Chair of the Economic Development/Advocacy Committee, FFA Alumni Member, and City of Colby Fire Commissioner and Volunteer Firefighter.


Commercial Lenders

Philip Pesanka
Phone# 715-298-4186 
Weston Location


Phil has been in the banking industry for over 19 years, with nearly all of those years with the AbbyBank family. While working in the banking industry, Phil graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with a Business Degree. Phil supports the small business lending, home building and real estate industries by continually being involved in events with the Wausau Area Builders Association, Junior Achievement and the South Area Business Association.


Garrett Kornman
Phone# 715-298-4179
Weston Location

Garrett comes to AbbyBank with a Bachelor's Degree in Education from the University  of Minnesota - Twin Cities, along with, a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin - Parkside. He also has completed the Graduate School of Banking at UW-Madison. Previously, Garrett was a Senior Lender in Southeast Wisconsin and has been in the banking industry for 15 years. He was a member of the Kiwanis Breakfast Club, and the Downtown Rotary Club of Kenosha.    He also was a board member for the Kenosha Pops Concert Band and served as Assistant Conductor for 15 years. Garrett enjoys the feeling of helping individuals and businesses achieve their goals and knowing that he played a role in helping them accomplish that.


Adam Rekau 
Phone#  715-298-4168

Wausau Location

Adam joins AbbyBank with 15 years of banking experience working with clients in many industries. Some of those include; manufacturing, retail, wholesale, and transportation. He is passionate about being active in supporting business development and growth to include; serving on the Central Wisconsin Economic Development Fund Board, board member for the Merrill Area Development Corporation, and board member for the City of Merrill Community Development. He was also the past President for the Rotary Club and former board member for the Performing Arts Foundation.

 


John Seal 
Phone#  715-804-3062
Medford Location
NMLS# 473024

John comes to AbbyBank with 30 years of knowledge in the community banking industry. He feels strongly about the personal approach a community bank can provide. John has been helping customers find their dream homes and helping them start, expand, or grow their business in the Medford area. John believes in a consultative approach to building lasting relationships and enjoys fully understanding a client's needs and opportunities to achieve their goals.

 


Mohammad Rashid 
Phone#  920-560-5845
Appleton Location

Mohammad's strong knowledge in the commercial industry and connection to Appleton community make him the commercial lender for you! He knows that taking care of the customers and helping them achieve their business goals is the most important part.


Todd Brokl 
Phone#  920-560-5827
Appleton Location
 

Todd has been in the banking industry for 17 years, with 14 years in commercial lending all in the Fox Cities Community. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Finance, from Concordia University-Wisconsin, and completed his Commercial Lending Certification Program while he worked at US Bank-Appleton. Todd takes the time to learn your business and provide you with the financial support to help grow your business, while also developing a long-term banking relationship. Todd works with customers in various industries like; commercial real estate developer and investors, manufacturing, health care, professional services, hotel and retail. He currently sits on the City of Appleton's Redevelopment Authority, a past Rotarian-Appleton Downtown Rotary Club and volunteers his time coaching his son and daughter's sports teams. When Todd isn't at work, he enjoys spending time with his family in the outdoors; hiking, camping, boating, fishing, or hunting.


Business Development Officer

 

Peggy Hardt 
Phone# 715-298-4197 
Wausau Location

Peggy has over 35 years in loan and business banking experience and is valued for the knowledge and understanding of current trends for various industries. She builds relationships with every customer to learn more about their current financial needs to develop a future business plan to reach their strategic goals. One of Peggy's greatest passions is giving back to her community. She has been involved with several organizations throughout her career.

 


 

Mortgage Lenders

 

Penny Searer
Phone# 715-316-6227
Abbotsford Location
NMLS# 510766

Penny has 31 years of experience in real estate lending in the greater Abbotsford area.  With her vast knowledge in real estate lending for first-time home buying, refinancing, or  remodeling homes, Penny's customers know their financing at AbbyBank is in good hands. She is very active with her family farm and growing family.

 


Mary Litzenberger
Phone# 715-298-4170 
Wausau Location
NMLS# 510760

Mary has many years of banking experience, knowledge of local lending trends and is connected with schools, community leaders and realtors. She helps our customer's by providing the right mortgage option that fits their needs. She is also very active in providing financial education on a broad spectrum by being the President of the Board of Directors for the Center for Financial Training, North Central States and as a Board of Director and Finance Committee Chair for Head Start in Marathon County.

 


Brenda Anderson
Phone# 715-298-4185
Weston Location
NMLS# 512078

Brenda has over 23 years in the banking industry specifically in real estate lending.  She is very involved in the Weston area as a Board Member on the DC Everest girls basketball program and has been involved with DC Everest Athletic Club, Peyton’s Promise, Fill a Backpack Fill A Need, Children’s Festival and is a member of the South Area Business Association.  While possessing a positive drive to help customers make good financial decisions, Brenda looks forward to helping many of AbbyBank’s Weston customers by making their banking experience easy.

 


Megan Dassow
Phone# 715-316-6240    
Abbotsford Location
NMLS# 991073

Megan has been in the banking industry for over 10 years, and has been helping AbbyBank customers with their mortgage lending needs in the Abbotsford area for over two years. She takes the time to get to know her customers and provides her banking knowledge to improve their experience. She feels that the reward of helping people purchase a new home - whether it be their first home or their dream home - is priceless. Megan is active within her community and is involved in several Junior Achievement classes and Reality Fairs at local schools each year. Outside of the office, Megan enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends, and is actively involved in her children's extracurricular activities.

 


Rob Diedrich
Phone# 920-560-5828    
Appleton Location
NMLS# 473951

Rob has helped customers finance the homes they love over 25 years. He provides superior customer service and continually goes beyond his mortgage customers' expectations. By knowing the Appleton market, he is able to offer solutions and help assist an owner in the achievement of the goal to find their dream home. Rob enjoys working with customers new to the home buying process and helping them understand the complicated steps involved.

 


David Klein
Phone# 715-298-4178    
Wausau Location
NMLS# 408344
 

David comes to AbbyBank with 32 years of banking industry knowledge, 27 of which have been in real estate lending in the greater Wausau area. David has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Marketing from UW-Oshkosh. He graduated from the Wisconsin Bankers Association's Commercial Lending School and has his Wisconsin Insurance License. He has been a member of the Everest Area Optimist Club for the past 30 years, and has served as treasurer, secretary and board member. His membership includes raising funds each year by working in the cheese curd stand at the Wisconsin Valley Fair. David enjoys working with his customers through the loan process, making sure to be with them each step of the way. He takes pride in providing great customer service which creates a continual robust relationship.

Personal Bankers

Karla Feldbruegge
Phone# 715-316-6242
Abbotsford Location

Karla's expertise as a Personal Banker keeps many of our Abbotsford customers returning. With over 35 years at AbbyBank, Karla continually earns the respect from her customers with the extension of her knowledge and warmth of helping our friends and neighbors.

 

 


 

Carmen Woiak
Phone# 715-316-6215
Abbotsford Location

As an Athens resident, Carmen's strong work ethic and great customer service relationship experience allow her to provide the best financial options to her customers. As a community banker, Carmen believes in being a part of our community and has volunteered her time at the Athens Fair, Fall Fest and as a Sunday School teacher for Trinity Lutheran Church.

 

 


Sam Olson
Phone# 920-560-5837

Appleton Location

Sam's positive attitude and great customer service skills allow her to help customers make great decisions on financial products and services. She continually helps our customers save time and money, by walking through ​the opportunity of using eBanking, eStatement, Mobile Banking and other electronic services that benefit our customers. Sam volunteers at various AbbyBank sponsored events.

 

 


Sharon Jagodzinski
Phone# 715-298-4173
Wausau Location

Sharon was raised in Colby, WI and earned her degree in Economics and Political Science at Valparaiso University. Sharon makes banking about her customers by utilizing her working business and banking experience. Sharon stays busy with her young family and volunteers her time with the Wausau West Youth Wrestling Club.

 

 


Heather Schulz

Phone# 715-298-4175
Weston Location

Heather joined the AbbyBank team with over 18 years of community banking experience in the greater Wausau area, 13 of which have been ​as a Personal Banker. Her passion is to strengthen our customer's financial knowledge to help them achieve success, taking pride in delivering quality service and building strong relationships. She is very involved in her daughter's school volunteering for several fundraisers, chaperoning field trips, chaperoning Girl Scout trips and camps, along with chairing an event for the entire school that celebrates Catholics Week, and designing the school's yearbook.

 


Tracy Engman
Phone# 715-298-4187
Wausau and Weston Locations

Tracy joins the AbbyBank team with 17 years of personal banking experience. She presently holds an Associate's Degree in Human Services, and has attended the Wisconsin Bankers Association's Mortgage Lending School. Her in-depth and well-rounded understanding of personal banking, lending, training and management, will ensure her to be a great asset to our bank and our customers. Striving to meet customer's needs, as well as, providing outstanding customer service, are top priorities for her. Currently she serves on the Board of Directors for the South Area Business Association, is involved in Junior Achievement and volunteers at the Wausau Children's Museums after school program. When Tracy isn't working or volunteering, you will find her spending quality time with her family.


Yolanda Aguilera
Phone# 715-804-3059
Medford Location

Yolanda has strong roots in the surrounding Medford Community as Stetsonville is her hometown. She is fluent in both Spanish and English and enjoys working with and meeting new people. Yolanda gives each customer the time, tools and support they need to reach their goals. When she is not working, Yolanda enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.

 

 

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