As of January 1, 2013, the standard maximum FDIC deposit insurance amount will be $250,000.



Keith E. Pollek, President and CEO: Keith is responsible for the overall operation of the bank.  He brings over 30 years of banking experience plus four years in manufacturing management to his role at the bank.  He has a passion for helping local small and medium-sized businesses to grow and prosper as this leads to more jobs in the community.  And "more jobs" leads to greater vitality in the Burlington and Lake Geneva communities we serve by creating a positive ripple effect for all of us!  Keith serves on the bank’s Board of Directors, is a member of the Burlington Rotary Club, and is also a Director for the Transitional Living Center. 



Barbara A. Bakshis, Executive Vice President/Commercial Lending: With a diverse banking background spanning three decades, Barb has served in various leadership and management positions throughout her career. In her role as Business Banker, she has developed an expertise in a variety of SBA loan products. As past President of the Burlington Area Chamber, she recognizes how important it is for business owners to feel they have a banking partner in their corner to assist them with the varied financial needs of their business. Healthy businesses fuel jobs and that fuels the local economy. Helping make things happen for businesses is something she takes great pride in. Barb serves as Director for the United Way of Racine County and is on the Advisory Committee for Business Lending Partners and was invited to serve on Rep. Paul Ryan’s Small Business Advisory Board.  She is a founding organizer of the bank and former Director now serving on the Asset/Liability Committee.   





Jeffery A. Schmid, Senior Vice President, Chief Support Officer: Jeff joined the bank in March 2004 and has held various management positions in his span of 29 years of banking, including compliance, audit, operations and information security. Jeff's primary focus for Fox River State Bank is managing bank operations and regulatory oversight. Jeff currently serves on the Government Relations Committee and the Advisory Board for Compliance Officer School for the Wisconsin Bankers Association.  He is, also, a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager and Certified Risk Professional. 




Jean A. Scherrer, Senior Vice President of Retail Banking: Jean manages the retail banking area for Fox River State Bank and has been with the bank since it opened its doors for business in 2003. Jean’s retail banking career began when working as a teller for a small community bank over 20 years ago. Through bank acquisitions and mergers, Jean gained knowledge and experience working for a large corporate bank but realized that community banking is where her heart is. Jean leads the retail banking team at Fox River State Bank where they are committed to creating the “experience” customers feel when they walk through the door. “It is both motivating and gratifying to be of service to our customers and the communities we serve.”




Kimberly Gillmore, Vice President – Support:  Kim’s career of over thirty years in financial payment networks has encompassed numerous roles/responsibilities in Bank Operations.  She has been a member of the Fox River State Bank staff since January of 2008 and currently supervises the daily processing of deposits and loans.  Kim maintains certification as an Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) and serves as the BSA Officer.  





David Barnett, Vice President - Commercial Lending: David began his banking career at age 19 as a night data processor and has held various banking positions over the past 27 years.  He has worked at several large corporate financial institutions and truly knows the value of a small community bank.  In 2005, David received his graduate degree from the University of Colorado Graduate School of Banking.  David's career with Fox River State Bank began in 2008 during which he spent three years helping increase deposit relations for the organization.  In February of 2016, he returned to Fox River State Bank to help open the location in Lake Geneva which has been his hometown since 2005.  David brings a wealth of banking knowledge including deposits, mortgages, and commercial loans.  As President of the Geneva Lake West Chamber of Commerce, David understands that small business customers are what makes a community strong.  He also believes that banking is a wonderful career that allows people's dreams to come true.


Ron Moersfelder, Vice President - Commercial Lending: Ron joined the bank in May 2016.  He has 40 years of banking experience throughout the Burlington market and Lake Geneva and Delavan, as well.  He is a member of the Burlington Rotary Club and is a Past Rotary President.  Ron's background and experience comes from working in a Community Bank as part of a team that provides customers with a full array of financial products and services delivered with superior personalized service.





Geri Henningfield, Assistant Vice President & Controller:  Geri came to Fox River State Bank in March 2011.  She has a BBA in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.  Additionally, she is an alumni of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as well as the Canon Financial Institute’s Internal Audit Programs.  Having served in a variety of banking roles both at the customer-level and operationally, Geri came to us with more than 20 years of local banking experience.  While recently serving as the bank’s credit analyst, her previous experience in bank internal accounting operations and external reporting has brought her to her present role as Controller.  She will work with other members of the team to manage the accounting function including the budgeting, financial statements, and taxes.


Mallory Elsbury, Assistant Vice President - Credit Administration and Human Resources: Mallory came to Fox River State Bank in February 2014. She has an MBA in Management and Human Resources Management from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Having started out in community banking as a teller almost a decade ago, Mallory’s experience has predominately been on the deposit side, having historically worked in Deposit Operations and Cash Management roles. Upon joining Fox River State Bank, she served as the bank’s Credit Analyst. Following the growth of the bank, Mallory has been able to combine her education and work experience to transition into her current roles as the bank’s Credit Officer and Human Resources Officer.


Georgia Schuch, Administrative Officer: Georgia joined Fox River State Bank in February 2008 as a Business Banking Assistant where she carried out administrative tasks relating to commercial loans.  In her present role, she continues to assist commercial lenders with their customers and functions as the secretary to Fox River State Bank's Board of Directors; however, her real passion lies in customer satisfaction.  Georgia takes great pleasure in being part of the team that services the Burlington and Lake Geneva communities.