Lots of banks want to be your partner. We can promise something more authentic. We’ve been in business for more than 100 years and we believe we’ve earned the right to take the long view to help customers succeed. INSIGHTS with Ixonia Bank is a series of conversations from experts and leaders connected to Ixonia Bank who provide insights to help you succeed in business and in your financial journey. Expert financial counsel. Proven leadership. Uncompromising character. All at higher levels.
INSIGHTS with Ixonia Bank Episodes
Mark Wierman, President of Ixonia Bank, discusses personal and business financial strategies that can be utilized to lessen the negative impact of a challenging economic times.
A discussion with Wendy Sowinski, Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking at Ixonia Bank, about the questions and lingering myths currently surrounding the offerings for businesses that came out of the CARES Act.
Dan Westrope, Ixonia Bank Chairman & CEO, and Eric Egenhoefer, President & CEO of Novus Home Mortgage, sat down to discuss the benefits and challenges of integrating two businesses during a pandemic.
Dennis Sampson, Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking, and Pete Pittlekow, President of Hy-Test Safety Shoe Service, discuss the service Hy-Test provides, how they help companies comply with OSHA, and how they’re adapting during the pandemic.
Jan Britt, Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer with Ixonia Bank, sits down with Kelly Renz, CEO of inVantage and Professional EOS® Implementer, to discuss Emotional Intelligence and it’s importance to business leaders.
Ryan Detrick, CHARTERED MARKET TECHNICIAN, and Chief Market Strategist from LPL Financial Research, chats with our Chairman & CEO about the 2021 Economic Outlook.
Tom Pasch, Vice President of Commercial Banking, and Steve Board, Business Development with Maranatha Baptist University in Watertown, talk about the importance of building relationships within the community and developing a servant leadership culture on campus.
Jan Britt, Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer with Ixonia Bank, has a conversation with Susan Lubar, Founder and President of Growing Minds, to discuss why and how companies big (and small) should integrate wellness / mindfulness into their organization.
One has to constantly be aware of the evolving tactics cyber criminals are utilizing to get your money and personal information. Corina Kasten, Vice President of Customer Solutions / IT with Ixonia Bank, discusses some of the ways businesses and individuals can protect themselves.
Jeff and Briana, experienced financial advisors with Ixonia Wealth Management, share what makes Ixonia Wealth Management unique, and what approach they take on short- and long-term investment horizons.
A company or organization needs to both think about what solutions they provide and how people seek those solutions online. Lori Highby, Founder and Owner of Keystone Click, a women-owned digital marketing agency located in Milwaukee, shares more in this episode of INSIGHTS.
Patrick Lubar, Assistant Vice President of Commercial Banking at Ixonia Bank talks with Joey Zocher, Ph.D. and Executive Director of TransCenter for Youth to learn more about TransCenter for Youth and its important mission in education within the Milwaukee area.
Suzanne Kelley, President & CEO of the Waukesha County Business Alliance joined Ixonia Bank’s Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking, Wendy Sowinski, on a webinar to discuss the current state of Waukesha County’s business community.
Tom Pasch, Vice President of Commercial Lending sits down with the personable Bob Mudler, President of Total Waste Solutions, to discuss his company as well as Watertown community projects he is involved in via 4th Corner LLC.
Karla Lauersdorf, Vice President of Retail Banking, sits down with Erin LaCombe, Assistant Vice President and Watertown Area Manager, to discuss what it means to them to work at a community bank, specifically at Ixonia Bank.
Allison Christenson, SHRM-CP and Payroll & Benefits Specialist sits down with Laura Ferree, Engagement Director at Glacial Community YMCA / YMCA at Pabst Farms to talk about the importance of wellness in the workplace and how our partnership with the YMCA helps us achieve our goals.
Lauren Ruff, Assistant Vice President and Marketing Director with Ixonia Bank, sits down with Jeff McClellan, Senior Vice President of Creative at Branigan, a marketing communications group based in Milwaukee, to discuss what businesses should consider when it comes to branding. Listen for a few tidbits and tools you can use!
Well known in the Metro Milwaukee area for being an active member of the local business and hospitality industry, Omar Shaikh spent some time recently chatting with Patrick Lubar, Vice President of Commercial Banking at Ixonia Bank, to talk about their vision for transforming Milwaukee into a destination city.
Kris Falkner, President & CEO of Server Products joined Ixonia Bank’s Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer and Director of Human Resources, Becky Messmann, on a webinar to discuss how she became a leader of a multi-generational family-owned business based in Southeastern Wisconsin.
Ixonia Bank sits down with Matt Spransy, the organizer behind the locally-renowned Magic Mansion Concert on the Porch events. He is taking his winning formula for producing music events to create the family-friendly Twilight Concert Series at Fowler Park.
John Steindorf, CEO and President of S.R. Sales Company (SRS), discusses with Dennis how his company directly partners with OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) like Eaton, Cummins, Twin Disc, to warehouse inventory which would otherwise be unavailable for purchase.
How a company responds to a crisis can have huge implications on their brand and future. Tom Branigan, CEO at Branigan, speaks with Lauren Ruff, Assistant Vice President and Marketing Director with Ixonia Bank, about the importance of businesses having a plan for managing a crisis.
Companies of all sizes are facing challenges regarding the Covid-19 vaccine and workplace safety. With over 37 years of experience, Alan Seneczko, an Employment Law Attorney at Wessels Sherman Joerg Liszka Laverty Seneczko P.C. law office in Oconomowoc, provides context from a legal standpoint on what employers can and can’t do based on the current law.
Jeff and Briana, experienced financial advisors with Ixonia Wealth Management, share their take of the economy so far in 2021, the status of the stock and bond markets, inflation and a look ahead to the rest of 2021 into 2022.
Mayor Emily McFarland of Watertown, Wisconsin, talks about the exciting projects taking place including the renovation and expansion of the library, and the redevelopment of its historic downtown space. She also shares City efforts to help make Watertown a thriving business community and make it a destination for new business.
In a webinar for our “Women in Business Speaker Series,” Sue McKenzie Dicks, Vice President of Healthy Culture at Rogers Behavioral Health & Director of Rogers InHealth, shared some resources and strategies as we consider what we can do to support mental wellbeing, resilience, and a healthy workplace culture.