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Brandon Karaba Receives Top 10 Under 40 Award

Wausau, Wis. (June 4, 2018) Peoples State Bank congratulates Brandon Karaba, mortage loan officer in Rhinelander NMLS# 412960, for being selected as a Forward Rhinelander Top 10 Under 40 award winner.
  • June 04, 2018

Wausau, Wis. (June 4, 2018)Peoples State Bank congratulates Brandon Karaba, mortgage loan officer in Rhinelander NMLS# 412960, for being selected as a Forward Rhinelander Top 10 Under 40 award winner. 

The Top 10 Under 40 program recognizes the top 10 young professionals in Rhinelander who make a difference in the community and in their industries. Award winners are selected by a panel of community judges based on business success, mentorship/leadership, and civic/philanthropic activities. Karaba was chosen from nearly 50 outstanding nominations for his career achievements and dedicated community service.

Karaba began his career in banking as a personal banker shortly after college and is now a mortgage loan officer at Peoples State Bank, where he has been for 13 years. He is a member and former president of Kiwanis, president of the Athletic Booster Club, and a commissioner for the Rhinelander Police and Fire Commission. He is also a volunteer basketball coach and has organized and ran the Rhinelander High School Alumni Basketball Tournament for the last 13 years. 

“I’m very flattered and honored to receive the award. I’m just trying to do what so many others have done before me. I remember all the times my parents helped out at basketball tournaments, baseball games, and anything else that we were involved in as kids,” Karaba said. “I’m just trying to do my part and give back to a great community.”

“Brandon has built a strong following of customers for Peoples through great service and a commitment to the Rhinelander area. His ‘can do’ attitude and engaging personality continue the strong foundation of local business leaders with a love for the Northwoods,” said President and CEO Scott Cattanach of Peoples State Bank.

Peoples State Bank would like to congratulate all the Top 10 Under 40 award winners for their dedication and commitment to our community. 

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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 more than $845 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

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