New CEO at Wisconsin Bank & Trust

Wisconsin Bank & Trust announced that Curtis Chrystal has been named president and CEO, effective January 1, 2018!

J. Cory Recknor, chairman of the Wisconsin Bank & Trust board of directors, said, “We are excited to have Curtis join our executive leadership team. His industry experience, operational know-how and commitment to the community will be invaluable as we continue to deliver banking, investment and insurance solutions to Wisconsin residents and businesses. His background includes significant expertise in commercial lending, commercial real estate and agricultural lending.”

Chrystal has over 35 years experience in banking, including his most recent position as president and CEO at Rocky Mountain Bank. His years of bank credit and lending experience includes positions as business banking manager and president and CEO at banks in Montana, Iowa and Kansas. He has a long history of civic involvement and volunteerism serving as a director on the Boys and Girls Clubs of Yellowstone Endowment Foundation.

Chrystal holds a degree from the Iowa State University and the University of Wisconsin – Madison Graduate School of Banking, and is an avid Harley Davidson rider. He and his wife Kara love the outdoors and own a farm in west central Iowa.

Current president and CEO, Kevin Tenpas, who has led the bank since 2013, will be assuming the position of president and CEO of Rocky Mountain Bank in Billings, Montana. Both banks are members of Heartland Financial USA, Inc., a Forbes Best Bank 2017.

Welcome Curtis!

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