Jody Rupple Lowe
Communications professional Jody Rupple Lowe joined the
Waukesha State Bank Board of Directors, according to an
Lowe, president and managing director of The
Lowe Group, which she founded in 2002, specializes in investor
communications for financial services companies, public
relations and investor relations.
“We’re happy to welcome Jody to the Waukesha
State Bank family as part of our board of directors,” said Ty R.
Taylor, president and CEO, in a statement. “She not only brings
nearly 30 years of professional experience in financial
communications, but she brings a wealth of knowledge about
Waukesha State Bank, our community and our customers.”
Prior to launching The Lowe Group, she spent
16 years with Strong Financial Corporation, investment advisor
to the Strong Funds, where she directed media relations and
corporate communications, according to the announcement. In that
role, she also managed community and government relations for
As a high school and college student, Lowe
worked as a part-time teller at Waukesha State Bank. She also
managed the bank’s “Rent-A-Kid” service during the summer, a
program that sent students to assist community members with
babysitting, yard work or other odd jobs. In addition, Lowe’s
father, Keith Rupple, served as a bank officer and employee for
37 years, retiring in 1994 as the vice president and manager of
commercial lending, according to the announcement.
Lowe also serves on the board of the Milwaukee
Press Club, the Wauwatosa Plan Commission, the United Performing
Arts Fund Campaign Cabinet, Tempo Milwaukee, Milwaukee College
Prep and the Wauwatosa Public Library Foundation. She resides in
Wauwatosa with her family.
Waukesha State Bank is one of the largest
locally-owned and independent banks in Wisconsin, with
full-service offices in Brookfield, Delafield, Mukwonago,
Muskego, New Berlin, Oconomowoc, Pewaukee, Sussex and Waukesha.