Ixonia Bank is proud to announce the promotion of Karla Lauersdorf, from Assistant Vice President – Client Experience Manager to Vice President – Branch Banking. Karla will oversee all branch locations, in addition to managing Ixonia Bank’s Oconomowoc Lakes Plaza Branch located at W359N5002 Brown Street.

Karla has nearly 25 years of experience in the banking industry and joined Ixonia Bank as a Branch Manager in 2008.  In addition to being Branch Manager, her civic involvement and leadership have been recognized by the Hartland Chamber of Commerce with “Ambassador of the Year” and “Rising Star” awards.

“Her managerial strengths combined with her familiarity and involvement in the Lake Country area will provide a solid foundation for continued growth in retail banking here at the Bank,” stated Dan Westrope, Chairman & CEO of Ixonia Bank. “And her knowledge in the industry will be an immense resource to those who she will work closely with.”

With Karla transitioning into her new role and office location, Steven Kirst, Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager will move to our Downtown Milwaukee office located at 611 East Wisconsin Avenue.  He will oversee branch operations and assume an expanded role as a Small Business Lender.

Steve has worked in banking for nearly 20 years and has served as a Branch Manager for almost 15 of those years.  He joined Ixonia Bank in 2019.

“Steve brings valuable banking expertise as a branch manager which has aided him in working with a variety of customers including consumer, mass affluent and small business owners while developing meaningful relationships. We know he will continue to excel and help us grow our Milwaukee customer base,” states Dan Westrope.

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 www.ixoniabank.com. Member FDIC.  Equal Housing Lender. Ixonia Bank NMLS#: 423065