Wausau, Wis. (January 7, 2019) Peoples State Bank announced the promotion of Brandon Karaba to assistant vice president – mortgage loan originator.
Karaba has consistently ranked as one of the top mortgage producers for Peoples over the past two years.
“We have such a strong team of mortgage lenders,” said Karaba. “My customers are always impressed with the work ethic and willingness of everyone at Peoples to make sure the loan process is easy for them.”
“As a community bank, we appreciate Brandon’s desire to give back to Rhinelander and the Northwoods through his involvement in coaching and guiding our youth in sports—along with his support for other community organizations,” said Peoples State Bank Northern Market President Craig Lau.
Karaba—a native of Rhinelander—was a standout for the Hodags basketball team and has served as an assistant varsity coach for seven years. He is the president of the Rhinelander Athletic Booster Club, a Kiwanis member, and has organized an annual basketball tournament for 13 years, recently renaming it the Russ Johnson Memorial Alumni Basketball Tournament after the passing of Johnson in 2016.
As a mortgage lender, Karaba helps customers obtain financing for home purchases. He’s been with Peoples for 15 years.
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Peoples State Bank is a community bank headquartered in Wausau, Wisconsin, serving north central Wisconsin from nine full service banking locations in Marathon, Oneida and Vilas Counties, as well as commercial loan production offices in Milwaukee and Stevens Point, WI. Peoples provides financial services to business owners and individuals, as well as investment and retirement planning services through Peoples Wealth Management, a division of Peoples. Peoples was founded in 1962 and has total assets in excess of $880 million. PSB Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Peoples State Bank, trades its common stock under stock symbol PSBQ on the OTC Markets Exchange. Peoples is an Equal Housing Lender and Member FDIC. More information about Peoples can be found at www.bankpeoples.com.