Executive Officers

Dan Westrope

Dan Westrope

262-560-7346

Chairman & CEO

With over 35 years in the banking industry, Dan Westrope’s background and knowledge of banking helps lead Ixonia Bank’s professional team of bankers to meet the needs and objectives of their customers and the communities that they serve. Prior to joining Ixonia Bank, Dan held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of National Bancshares, Inc. in Bettendorf, Iowa. Previously, he had been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of State Financial Services Corporation and State Financial Bank, both located in the Milwaukee area; and Howe Barnes Investments in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from Western Illinois University with a Bachelor of Business Degree. 

Mark Wierman

Mark Wierman

262-560-7352 

President

Mark Wierman joined Ixonia Bank in September of 2014 as its Chief Lending Officer. With 30 years experience, Mark's main responsibilities at the Bank will be managing the Bank’s commercial lending team and loan portfolio as well as leading the Bank’s new business development efforts. Prior to joining the Bank, Wierman was a senior leader of Associated Bank’s commercial banking team, heading its asset-based lending group. He is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where he obtained a Bachelors degree in Business Administration - Finance.

Wierman is active in several local organizations, including serving on the Finance Committee of the YMCA at Pabst Farms and as Finance Chair of Gethsemane United Methodist Church in Pewaukee. Mark is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Ausblick Ski Hill, and is active in the Association for Corporate Growth. Mark resides in the Oconomowoc area with his wife and three children, and enjoys outdoor activities such as golfing, fishing, and hunting in his spare time.

Beth Wnuk

Beth Wnuk

262-569-3670 

Senior Executive Vice President

Beth Wnuk joined Ixonia Bank in 2018 as Senior Executive Vice President. She is responsible for the consumer and wealth management businesses, including the branch delivery network, marketing and the bank’s enterprise-wide women in business initiative. Beth has over 21 years of financial services experience, including serving as Regional President for PNC Bank’s Wisconsin market, and as the Milwaukee Market President with predecessor, National City Bank. Most recently, Beth served as an outside Director on the Ixonia Bank Board, and was the Chief Administrative Officer and Interim CFO at Mount Mary University. Her prior banking experience also includes a variety of senior level roles in retail, product management and operations.

Beth earned a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Beth is an active community leader and has served on a number of non-profit boards. She currently serves as a director on the boards of the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation and Milwaukee Women Inc.

Jeff Versluys

Jeff Versluys

920-262-2564

Executive Vice President – Chief Operations Officer

Jeff Versluys joined Ixonia Bank in December 2005 and has led the Retail Operations of the bank since that time.  He has 25 years of experience in the banking industry, including Marketing and Retail leadership positions with 3 other Milwaukee area banks prior to joining Ixonia Bank. Jeff is a past Chairman of the Wisconsin Bankers Association Retail Section Board of Directors.  Prior to his career in banking, Jeff worked for Accenture doing information technology consulting.  He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a double major in Finance and Marketing. Jeff also completed the Senior Management program at the Graduate School of Banking in 2010.

Jeff lives in Menomonee Falls,WI with his wife and 2 children.

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