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Vice President, Commercial Lending

Location: Dane County, Wisconsin

Our client is a community bank headquartered in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin where the focus is on delivering genuine, personal service to businesses and consumers.  As a leader in business lending and technology, they take pleasure in providing customized solutions for their clients and customers. They believe in making a difference using their key values of integrity, respect, ownership, candor, team, performance, success and responsibility. They strive to improve the communities they serve by working as a team to help their clients succeed.

Position Profile

As the result of a recent acquisition, the Bank is looking to deepen their presence in the Dane County market building on the current Poynette and Cambridge locations. The Vice President, Commercial Lending will be joining a team of 3 lenders to manage and grow the current $90 million Dane County portfolio. Depending on the candidate’s background and experience, the role will either be an individual contributor or a team lead with lending responsibilities.  This lender will focus on general community bank lending with a C&I emphasis while developing and expanding client relationships. The lending sweet spot will be loans ranging up to $4-5 million with a $8 million hold. This position is responsible for selling across a full suite of cash management products and services and maintaining personal involvement with key accounts.  The lender is required to employ a variety of business development techniques and sound credit analysis to serve new and existing customers.  He/she will be knowledgeable of commercial credit lines as well as a variety of other loan and bank products to best serve the credit and deposit needs of clients.  This individual will be active in his/her center of influence; continually building a banking trust in present and future customers.  He/she must be comfortable making business development presentations to a wide variety of business types and cross selling commercial/cash management products.

Position Requirements

The ideal candidate is a well-respected lender with an established, successful presence in the market place and a robust center of influence. A proven commercial lending track record working with a portfolio of at least $20MM; comprised of relationships with companies with annual revenue of $1 million to $50 million and a minimum of 5 years sales and relationship management experience are required. A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related discipline is a must.  The successful candidate will also possess a strong background in commercial credit analysis with formal credit training. He/she must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Strong business/sales acumen and a complete understanding of the art of making a sales call and relationship based sales with superb follow up are essential.

Compensation & Benefits

Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

 

Contact:           W. Ambrose Coffou, Ambrose@ambgrp.com, 414-273-8244

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