Chay named VP of mortgage lending at PWSB

News Grpahic Staff

July 16, 2019

PORT WASHINGTON — Port Washington State Bank announced last week that it is welcoming Linda Chay as vice president of mortgage lending. Chay joins the bank’s team of mortgage experts who have more than 100 years of combined experience in home lending.

“Clients who value having the choice of working face-to-face or mouse-to-mouse from the initial application to closing choose Port Washington State Bank, and Linda’s expertise and friendly demeanor, will ensure a stress-free experience, whether buying a new home or refinancing an existing one,” said James S. Schowalter, SVP-Chief credit officer.

Chay has almost 20 years of diverse banking experience, with her most recent focus on mortgage lending and investing.

Port Washington State Bank is a full-service community bank, locally owned and operated for 120 years. Headquartered in Port Washington, the bank is principally owned and led by the third-, fourthand fifth-generation descendants of the founder. The bank has locations in Port Washington, Belgium, Fredonia, Saukville, Grafton, Cedarburg, Thiensville and Mequon. With assets of $600 million, it ranks in the top 15 percent of banks as to size in Wisconsin. Visit for more information.