First Federal Bank names McManus SVP of lending

Freeman Staff

June 28, 2019

WAUKESHA – 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 soccer coach.

Headquartered in Waukesha, First Federal Bank of Wisconsin is a community bank serving the financial service needs of consumers and businesses since 1922.