Ixonia – March 2024: Dennis Sampson, Senior Vice President and Director of Commercial Lending at Ixonia Bank, has been recognized as a 2024 Notable Commercial Banking Leader in a special editorial feature by BizTimes Media, that recognizes accomplished professionals who serve the financial needs of businesses across the region.

“I have been in banking in the Milwaukee area for 40 years, and Dennis is one of the best lenders I have ever worked alongside with,” states Mark Wierman, Ixonia Bank President. “He is a true team player and consummate professional.  He is well-liked and respected by his colleagues and his clients.”

Greg Larson, Ixonia Bank CEO, adds “We congratulate Dennis for this recognition. His commitment and expertise have not only helped propel our organization forward, but have also contributed greatly to his clients’ success.”

Dennis’ impact on Ixonia Bank comes not only from his own high level of performance, but also from how he leads his team of commercial bankers. Dennis leverages the valuable lessons from his time in the Army Reserves to lead by example, consistently dedicating extra time to meet with and mentor the Bank’s junior lenders.

Dennis’ lending expertise encompasses both commercial real estate and commercial / industrial loans. His specialties also include providing financing and leasing for service and technology-focused businesses and manufacturers. He is also well-versed in complete treasury management solutions including the latest fraud protection solutions for business. Additionally, he has excellent credit skills, and is also strong at new business development.

Over the last two years, Ixonia Bank has welcomed five new lenders to the team, and Dennis has excelled in integrating them into the fabric of Ixonia Bank’s culture. The results have been impressive, with Ixonia Bank growing its loan portfolio by over 20% in 2023.

Dennis is based out of Ixonia Bank’s Main Office in Ixonia at W1046 Marietta Avenue.