— Steven R. Schowalter, chairman, president and CEO of Port
Washington State Bank has been selected to serve on the American
Bankers Association’s Community Bankers Council.
attended the ABA Community Bankers Council meeting in Washington,
D.C., from Oct. 2 to Oct. 4. During this meeting, bankers talked at
length about the current challenges facing community banks across
the country, including recent regulations, pending legislation,
cybersecurity and Fintech innovations.
banks play such an important role in our banking industry and this
appointment gives me the opportunity to represent Wisconsin and
advocate for the continued success of America’s hometown banks,”
Community Bankers Council, which meets twice a year, is made up of
approximately 100 bankers from institutions with generally less than
$3 billion in assets. Members are recommended by the respective
states’ banking association president and appointed by the ABA
recently been honored for 50 years of service to the Wisconsin
banking industry and was the Wisconsin Community Banker of the Year
PWSB is a
locally owned, 118-year-old independent community bank with more
than $550 million in assets serving the greater Ozaukee County
market through a network of seven offices, employing 110 local
residents, the news release added.