Waukesha State Bank announces retail staff promotions

Freeman Staff

Feb. 14, 2019

WAUKESHA — Waukesha State Bank recently announced the promotions of Mondi Hernandez, Angela Mierzwinski and Katie Reiners to assistant vice president — bank manager.

They will continue to be responsible for all aspects of daily operations, including business development, personnel management, customer service, lending, relationship management and community service at their respective offices.

“Mondi, Angela and Katie have been instrumental in Waukesha State Bank’s success, and these promotions are reflective of the commitment they have made to serving the Waukesha, Oconomowoc and Brookfield communities respectively,” said Devon Arnold, Waukesha State Bank vice president — retail banking manager.

A native of Waukesha, Hernandez has nearly 15 years of industry experience and started her career with Waukesha State Bank in 2005. She has held varying positions at the bank including teller, assistant teller supervisor and personal banker before being promoted to bank manager of the former Silvernail Road office in 2014.

She transitioned to bank manager of the West Sunset Drive office in 2015 and then to the bank manager of East Racine Avenue office in 2016. Hernandez holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice with a minor in sociology from the University of Wisconsin — Parkside and is active in community organizations within Waukesha County serving on the Waukesha Choral Union board and volunteering with Hadfield Elementary School’s Reader’s Café and SecureFutures.

Angela Mierzwinski earned her associate’s degree from the University of Wisconsin — Waukesha and started her career with Waukesha State Bank in 2008. She has held various positions during her tenure from teller to customer service representative, assistant teller supervisor, teller supervisor, and personal banker before being promoted to bank manager of the Meadowbrook Road office in 2013.

She transitioned to bank manager of the Oconomowoc office in 2016, and is active in Waukesha County nonprofit organizations serving on the board of the Oconomowoc Chamber of Commerce and as a volunteer with Junior Achievement and SecureFutures. In October, she was honored with a Certificate of Excellence from the Wisconsin Bankers Foundation for efforts in advancing financial education in Wisconsin.

Katie Reiners joined Waukesha State Bank in 2010 as a teller. She served as an assistant teller supervisor, teller supervisor/personal banker and personal banker before being promoted to bank manager of Waukesha State Bank’s Brookfield office in 2013. Reiners is a Waukesha native and graduate of Waukesha County Technical College with an associate’s degree in real estate. She is a member of Waukesha State Bank’s employee volunteer group, Helping Hearts, though which she organizes various volunteer projects and community service opportunities throughout the year. In addition she currently serves as treasurer for the Hope Center’s board of directors and volunteers with Hadfield Elementary School’s Reader’s Café and SecureFutures.