Independently-owned Ixonia Bank announced that as of April 1, 2020, they have added a team of more than eighty mortgage professionals. A nationwide lender with corporate offices based in Waukesha, Wisconsin, Novus Home Mortgage focuses on a streamlined borrower experience through innovative technology and a common-sense approach to lending. The focus is always on the customer, and that is where alignment between the two companies begins.

The decision to expand only strengthens the objectives of Ixonia Bank: providing customers with more than typical financial products and banking services. With more than 35 years of experience in the banking industry, Chairman and CEO, Dan Westrope says, “We are excited about the opportunity to team up with a talented and successful group of mortgage professionals. This combination of a hundred-year-old-plus customer-focused community bank with a dynamic mortgage team led by Eric Egenhoefer, will extend and diversify Ixonia Bank’s financial services delivery platform.”

Established in 2019 by Eric Egenhoefer, Novus Home Mortgage has 18 branches in eight states and is continuing to grow. Over the next few years the mortgage market will continue to evolve – where the focus becomes more on innovation and efficiency. “With the stability and security Ixonia Bank is able to provide us, our platform will become even more powerful as we look to expand and grow.” says Eric. “This is truly a win-win relationship for the bank and all of our employees.” There has never been a better time to aligned with a bank, especially one with the entrepreneurial spirit Ixonia has.

About Ixonia Bank – For over 100 years, Ixonia Bank has been offering a full suite of commercial banking products and an array of financial services including personal checking, savings, loans, and wealth management services. Ixonia Bank was established in 1918 in Ixonia, Wisconsin; since then the Bank has grown to offer services at seven locations throughout Jefferson, Milwaukee, and Waukesha Counties. To learn more about Ixonia Bank, please visit the Bank’s website at Member FDIC. Ixonia Bank NMLS#: 423065

About Novus Home Mortgage – Established in 2019 Novus Home Mortgage is now a division of Ixonia Bank. Headquartered in the Greater Milwaukee area, Novus is committed to creating a simpler, more efficient and more transparent mortgage process. It leverages the industry’s most innovative technology to provide 24/7 transparency, streamline the entire process and minimize effort for all parties. Novus delivers exceptional customer service, along with an extensive offering of loan products ranging from FHA, VA and conventional loans to niche products. For more information, visit