Lake Shore Wisconsin Corp., the proposed holding company for Lake Shore Bank in Sheboygan, announced the formation of its board of directors. Joining James Meisser, who will become the nation’s first profoundly deaf bank president and chief executive officer, will be chief operating officer and controller Jeanene Meisser and chief credit officer and managing director Thomas Schueller. Other members of the board will include: Miguel Bayliss, Sheboygan; Richard Bemis, Sheboygan; Eldon Bohrofen, Kohler; Anne Grunau, Milwaukee; Edward McKelvey, Sheboygan; Stephen Skoronski, Kohler; Richard Testwuide, Bell Canyon, Calif.; Daniel Waibel, Sheboygan; and Dirk Zylman, Sheboygan. Lake Shore will be located at 615 Pennsylvania Ave. in Sheboygan and is expected to open by early third quarter 2008.
MWBank recently appointed Tom Manthy, owner of Lakeland GMC & Jeep and Pontiac dealerships in Oconomowoc and the Chevy, Pontiac and Buick dealership in Lake Mills; Keith Pollnow, president and CEO of Choice Bank of Oshkosh; and John E. Perry, vice president at Wauwatosa Savings Bank, to its board of directors.
Community Bank & Trust recently hired Michael Shadduck as vice president mortgage lending and business development for its Appleton office. Michael has over 9 years of financial experience having worked at other banks and a title company. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh with a degree in Finance.
DeWitt Ross & Stevens recently hired Peter J. Manghera to its Intellectual Property Group in Madison. Manghera’s practice focuses on preserving and exploiting investments in technology by obtaining patent protection for inventors and counseling businesses in the area of patent law. He has worked with technology in a variety of mechanical, electrical, and software fields, including: computers and other digital systems, controls and communications, implantable and diagnostic medical devices, semiconductor and micro machine fabrication, business methods of financial institutions, statistical analysis and applications, data manipulation and presentation, and others.
Jefferson Wells, a global provider of internal audit and controls, technology risk management, tax, and finance and accounting-related services, presented Kris Best with its Corporate Director of the Year Award at its Annual Kickoff Event in February. The Corporate Director of the Year Award is given to the individual who demonstrates excellence in engagement management and client service, as well as commitment and contribution to thought leadership.