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September 4, 2018: Port Washington State Bank Offers Discounted Loans for Flood Victims

Many households and businesses in Ozaukee County have been impacted by the recent heavy rains and flooding to include several of our own branch locations as well as more than a few employees and their families. As the County’s leading  local independent community bank, we would like to extend a helping hand to any Ozaukee County resident or business that might have uninsured expenses or deductibles that need to be met to restore their properties. PWSB is offering unsecured loans for this purpose at a discounted rate of 2%. We encourage all of our Ozaukee County friends and neighbors who may have a need to contact a personal banker at any one of our seven convenient locations for more details on applying for this program or to look at any other options we may have for them. “All of us at PWSB sincerely hope this offer will help take the edge off of what is likely a very stressful and expensive event for all of us,” said Steve Schowalter, President and CEO.

August 16, 2018: Port Washington State Bank Promotes Kim Kolanda

Kim Kolanda has been promoted to the position of Personal Banker II at our Cedarburg office. She faithfully exemplifies the sales and service standards set by PWSB, and she is a dedicated leader within and outside our busy Cedarburg market. Since joining the bank in early 2017, Kim hit the ground running immediately and consistently brings in high customer survey results, high levels of quality loan and deposit production and has been a leader in her industry of community banking.    

June 18, 2018: Tarrah Beyer Joins Port Washington State Bank as VP of Marketing

Tarrah Beyer carries 20 years of experience and has served a number of Wisconsin-based brands. She previously worked for Bader Rutter, a national marketing communications agency. Tarrah will be based at the bank's newest branch in Thiensville, Wisconsin, which recently celebrated their one-year anniversary in the community.

March, 2018: Port Washington State Bank Announces Promotions

Ronald Prom was promoted to the position of Information Technology Officer for the bank.  "Ron has been with our bank for 19 years and has done an exceptional job leading our various technology initiatives at the bank," said Steven R. Schowalter, Chairman/President and CEO.  "He has embraced the change our industry has seen and helped propel PWSB forward with implementation of the technology we need to service our valued customers," Schowalter continued.  "We are proud to recognize him with this promotion."

Angie Regnitz was promoted to the position of Personal Banker II at the Grafton office.  "To attain the position of PB-II at Port Washington State Bank, a personal banker must be a consistent, exemplary leader within the bank as well as throughout the community over an extended period of service to the banking industry.  Moreover, he or she must exceed sales and service expectations.  Angie beautifully embodies this description, making us thrilled to honor her achievements in community banking with this promotion," said James S. Schowalter, SVP-Chief Credit Officer.

Kelly Lambrecht was promoted to the position of Vice President Mortgage Lender.  "Kelly continues to exemplify excellence in the field of residential lending," remarked Steven R. Schowalter, Chairman/President and CEO.  "Her commitment to quality and to customer service make her very deserving of this recognition," Schowalter emphasized.

BreAnna Porth was promoted to the position of Vice President Branch Manager of the bank's Port Washington office.  "BreAnna joined the PWSB family in 2017 with 12 years of banking experience and quickly became a valued, influential member of our leadership team," commented Steven R. Schowalter, Chairman/President and CEO.  "Her approach to team building is to lead by example, and we are so pleased she is with our community bank," Schowalter continued.                                                                           


Jan 2, 2018: Port Washington State Bank Elects New Director to Board

Jeffrey W. Knorr was appointed to the board of directors.  "Jeff brings a tremendous knowledge of the business community to our bank," said Steven R. Schowalter, Chairman/President and CEO of Port Washington State Bank.  "We are pleased to have him join our community bank," continued Schowalter.  Jeffrey W. Knorr is CPA-managing partner of Mequon based Anderson, Tackman and Company, PLC.  He will join fellow directors Steven R. Schowalter, Mark D. Schowalter, James S. Schowalter, Gary D. Maples, and John Armbruster on the bank's board.