Current Positions


Vice President, Commercial Lending

Location: St. Paul Metro

Our client is a bank with a $157 million in assets operating three banking centers in western Wisconsin.  Their bankers provide sound advice and solutions to the small-to-midsize business market. This well respected bank is committed to being a top performing financial institution for the benefit of stakeholders, bank clients, and the communities it serves.  They pride themselves in having the technology and banking fundamentals of a large bank with a commitment to small town values of responsiveness, creative solutions and successful partnerships throughout the community

Position Profile

The Vice President, Commercial Lending will be joining a team of 4 lenders to manage and grow the current $30 million portfolio. This lender will focus on commercial lending to include C&I, small business and CRE loans while developing and expanding client relationships. The lending focus will be loans ranging from $500k to $3 million in the St. Paul metro market east to Eau Claire, Wisconsin. 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 $10MM; comprised of relationships with companies with annual revenue of up to $50 million and a minimum of 3 years commercial lending 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,, 414-273-8244

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