At Ixonia Bank, our mission is to passionately serve our clients to help them define and achieve financial and personal success.  To this end, we have created exclusive programs that we hope will benefit you:

Women In Business Speaker Series

May 16 Access to Capital WIB

Access to Capital: For Continued Growth

Date: May 16th, 2019 | 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Venue: Embassy Suites Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel (1200 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield)

If you or a business owner you know is looking to learn more about traditional and non-traditional means of obtaining capital to grow a business - we hope you can join us for this upcoming luncheon event! Ixonia Bank is proud to host a panel of local experts who will share information on various sources of capital, & how to determine which sources are appropriate for your business. Our panel members are:

 - Jim Injeski - Chapter Chair and Business Mentor with SCORE SE Wisconsin
 - Lucy Waldhuetter - Loan Officer with the Waukesha County Center for Growth
 - Tom Pasch - Vice President of Commercial Lending at Ixonia Bank
 - Lynne Keckeisen - Loan Officer with the Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC)

Moderating our panel of experts will be Wendy Baumann, President and Chief Vision Officer of WWBIC. We will also hear from a local entrepreneur, Lydia Sobol, the story of how her and her husband utilized multiple sources for funds to start and grow their business.

Experts from the following organizations will be available before and after to answer any specific questions relating to your financial situation at our Small Business Resource Stations: Ixonia Bank, WWBIC, Waukesha County Center for Growth, SBA, WHEDA and SCORE.



MAR 12  Jenne Meyer

Power of Brand 

Date: March 12th, 2019 | 11:30AM - 1:30PM
Venue: Embassy Suites Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel (1200 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield)

Jenne Meyer, Ph.D., a professional marketing consultant and educator, will share tools and techniques to help you build and cultivate an authentic brand strategy. Whether you are trying to build a company and client base or want to establish yourself as an industry thought leader, you'll learn to empower your true brand!


NOV 13  Susan Marshall

Lead with Backbone 

Date: November 13th, 2018 | 7:30AM - 9:00AM
Venue: Marriott Milwaukee West (W231N1600 Corporate Ct, Waukesha)

Susan Marshall, Professional Speaker and Author of Of Beauty and Substance - a Backbone Guide for Women, will discuss how to re-energize your leadership skills to better shape your effectiveness with employees and your business. You will leave this invigorating event with techniques and ideas on how to take on the most challenging obstacles.


MAY-9  Tina Chang Syslogic

Women Driving Innovation 

Date: May 9, 2018 | 11:30AM - 1:30PM
Venue: Embassy Suites Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel (1200 S Moorland Rd, Brookfield)

Innovative thinking can help bring new ideas and energy to your role as a leader. Tina Chang, CEO of Syslogic, will share her thoughts on success and why she believes it’s important to know yourself, and develop your sense of curiosity and teamwork to lead effectively and drive results at this invitation-only event. 

Content Piece: Event Recap

Why You Need to Take Time to Think

 FEB-20  Wendy Baumann WWBIC

Discover Your Why, Grow Your Business

Date: February 20, 2018 | 11:30AM - 1:00PM
Venue: Wine Maniacs Wine Bar & Bistro (W359N5002 Brown St, Oconomowoc)

As a business owner, it's easy to answer the question "What do you do?" But you really need to ask yourself "Why do I do what I do?" Wendy K. Baumann, President and Chief Visionary Officer of the Wisconsin Women's Business Corporation (WWBIC) will share firsthand her perspective on the importance of finding your "Why" via the stories of many entrepreneurs and business owners she has encountered. She will also provide practical tips and ideas of how you may use and capitalize that information to start growing your business now.

Content Piece: Marketing Strategies & Tactics 

 OCT-25  WIB-Panel Event-OCT25

Women In Business: Success, Failure, & Everything in Between

Date: October 25, 2017 | 11:30AM - 1:30PM
Venue: Sharon Lynne Wilson Center (19805 W. Capitol Dr, Brookfield)

An inspiring luncheon and panel event that features local women entrepreneurs and executives with a range of business and personal experiences. Our stellar cast of panelists will discuss what challenges they've faced and how they overcame them. Panelists: Jennifer Bartolotta, CEO of Train-2-Gain; Peggy Coakley, CEO & President of Coakley Brothers; Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-Founder of Harqen & Founder of CRS; Cynthia LaConte, CEO & President of Dohmen.

Ixonia Seminar Series


Common Sense Employment Law 

Date: April 30, 2019 | 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Venue: Ixonia Bank - Community Room (W1046 Marietta Avenue, Ixonia)

In today's ever litigious society, the fear of lawsuits often clouds and almost paralyzes the decision-making process when it comes to the workplace. We will be hosting Alan Seneczko, Attorney & Managing Shareholder of the Oconomowoc Office for Wessels Sherman, who will share refreshingly "Common Sense Points" and the latest trends.

Register Here!


AUG 21- RED  IX Talent Aug21

8 Steps to Attracting High Quality Employees 

Date: August 21, 2018 | 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Venue: Ixonia Bank - Community Room (W1046 Marietta Avenue, Ixonia)

When was the last time you did a culture audit or defined your employer value propositions? Doing so will help you stand out and attract high-quality employees to your business. Please join us and Scott Seroka, Principal and Certified Brand Strategist with SEROKA, to learn about improving recruitment and retention of top talent.

FEB-13-Red  IX Seminar Series - TaxReform-FEB13

What the New Tax Law Means to You: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act 

Date: February 13, 2018 | 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Venue: Ixonia Bank - Community Room (W1046 Marietta Avenue, Ixonia)

In December 2017, the most significant reform of the U.S. tax code since 1986 was passed. As many of the effects are still unknown, Vrakas CPAs + Advisors will help shed some light on what can be expected as a result of the reform. Topics covered in this "lunch & learn" format include changes impacting individuals such as new rates, brackets, and repeal of personal exemption.  Additionally, Vrakas will discuss changes impacting businesses include C-Corp tax rates, new deduction for sole proprietors, and increase in Sec. 179 expensing.

NOV-9-RED  IX Seminar Series - EconOutlook-NOV8

2018 Economic Outlook

Date: November 9, 2017 | 3:30PM - 6:00PM
Venue: Sharon Lynne Wilson Center (19805 W. Capitol Dr, Brookfield)

Nearly one year into a Trump Presidency, what do the economic trends, challenges and opportunities look like for 2018? How will emerging markets and overall economic outlook, both locally and nationally, impact your business? Our featured speaker, Dr. Abdur Chowhury, Professor of Economics at Marquette University, will share his views of what businesses can reasonably expect. Join us afterwards for networking, cocktails and refreshments!


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