– First Federal Bank of Wisconsin announced that Brian McManus, a
20-year banking industry veteran and most recently senior vice
president of commercial lending, has been promoted to senior vice
president of lending and executive officer of First Federal Bank.
In his new role as SVP of lending, McManus is responsible for
growing the lending and depository relationships of the bank while
managing and monitoring the quality of the existing loan portfolios.
McManus joined First Federal Bank in 2018 as SVP of commercial
lending. Prior to joining First Federal Bank, McManus worked for BMO
Harris Bank (formerly M& I Bank) leading the asset based lending
division and later managing a special assets management unit team
for BMO with employees across the Midwest. He also spent 10 years
working for Wells Fargo’s asset based lending group as an analyst,
collateral examiner, and lender.
McManus serves as chairman of the St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
Advisory Board and the St. Francis Economic Development Committee,
is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, and a youth
Headquartered in Waukesha, First Federal Bank of Wisconsin is a
community bank serving the financial service needs of consumers and
businesses since 1922.