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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 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.
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.
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 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 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 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'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 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 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.
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 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 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 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.
Jackie started her career in Real Estate in 2005. She found the most joy in her career by helping individuals and families purchase, sell and refinance their homes. Growing up in a small town in Southwestern Wisconsin has helped Jackie relate to the small town feeling of the Northwood's since she relocated here in 2010. When Jackie isn't at work, you will find her spending time with her family; fishing, hunting, playing or watching sports. She is an active volunteer for Teach Children to Save through the American Bankers Association, a board member for the Rib Lake School District, a member of the Spirit Lakes Improvement Association, an Ambassador for the Medford Area Chamber of Commerce and a sponsor for the Silver Creek Sportsmen's Club.
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 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.
Terra has been in the banking industry for over 16 years, 15 of which have been with AbbyBank. Terra’s strength is finding ways to make banking more about the customer. AbbyBank has been fortunate enough to grow with Terra. Starting as a teller, she transitioned to the loan department for 5 years, prior to her appointment as Consumer Lender. Terra participates in Reality Fairs at local schools and loves to spend her free time with her family.
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.
Carol brings a new level to making banking about the customers. Her eagerness to make our customers happy and provide the best products for each individual's needs is one of Carol's best attributes. Carol resides in the Athens area and enjoys working with customers.
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'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.
Wausau and Weston 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.
Pam has strong roots in the Medford Community, as this is her hometown. She has always been in the Customer Service industry because she enjoys meeting new people and helping her customers by building long lasting relationships. Pam's background includes Marketing which allowed her to pursue her philanthropic side. Pam is very active in her community. She is on the board for Stepping Stones in Medford, helps with the Medford School District, and the Humane Society along with several other fundraisers. Her most recent charitable event is near and dear to her heart. She helped her family start the Aaron Hartwig Memorial Softball Tournament for her nephew who passed away. All of the money raised goes to local scholarships in the Medford area.
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 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.