Waukesha State Bank launches private banking

Freeman Staff

July 10, 2019

WAUKESHA — Waukesha State Bank has added private banking to the services it offers through its 13 locations in Waukesha County.

The full-service community bank also hired Ron Jahnke to serve as vice president – private banking officer.

“Private banking opens the doors to a different segment of the market and gives us the opportunity to introduce more affluent members of the community to the excellent array of financial services and expertise that Waukesha State Bank offers coupled with the friendly service and individualized care our bankers have been delivering for 75 years,” said Victor J. Schultz, president of Waukesha State Bank Wealth Management, in a statement.

Jahnke comes to Waukesha State Bank from Associated Bank Private Client Services where he served as vice president - private banker. He has more than 25 years of financial experience specializing in private banking, commercial banking and branch management. Jahnke will be responsible for managing private banking relationships as part of the wealth management division of Waukesha State Bank, according to the announcement.

Jahnke is a certified wealth strategist and earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities. He is active in the local community, serving on the board of directors for the Waukesha Education Foundation and as a member of the United Performing Arts Fund’s Westside Committee. Jahnke and his family reside in Waukesha, and he will be based at Waukesha State Bank’s Oconomowoc office located at 1227 Corporate Center Drive.

“We are pleased to welcome Ron to our wealth management team,” added Schultz. “He has an extensive background in private banking, which positions him well to offer high-touch, insightful customer service to the affluent individuals of Waukesha County.”