Inc. has announced that the Wauwatosa-based company recently
elected two new members to serve on the board of directors.
On Jan. 28, the
Board of Directors of Waterstone Financial elected Ellen S.
Bartel and Kristine A. Rappe to serve on the board. Bartel and
Rappe are already directors of the company's subsidiary bank,
WaterStone Bank SSB.
serves as special advisor to the Wisconsin Energy Foundation
following a 30-year career with Wisconsin Energy Corp.,
according to a company statement. She sits on the Marquette
University Board of Trustees, the boards of Froedtert Memorial
Lutheran Hospital and Partners Advancing Values in Education and
is chair of the board of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater
Bartel has been
the president of Divine Savior Holy Angels High School in
Milwaukee since 1998. Prior to her employment at DSHA, Bartel
held several positions at Alverno College, with the most recent
being vice president of Institutional Advancement.
Bartel was added
to the company's compensation, nominating and executive
committees, while Rappe was added to the it's compensation and
executive committees. Both were added to the class of directors
whose terms expire at the 2016 annual meeting of stockholders,
the statement said.
"Kris and Ellen
have been members of our Bank Board since June of last year,"
said Doug Gordon, president and Chief Executive Officer of
WaterStone Bank. "They have already had an impact on Bank
operations and now will join our Holding Company Board to assist
in navigating our future growth and safety."
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