Wausau, Wis. (September 3, 2019) Jeffrey Saxton, vice president of mortgage at Peoples State Bank, has recently completed the Graduate School of Banking (GSB) program at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Saxton’s graduating class marks the 75th year of the school.
Over the course of 25 months, the program helps banking leaders through a curriculum of advanced management education and is widely recognized as the nation’s leading and most progressive banking school.
“I feel strongly that my Graduate School of Banking experience will enhance my career,” said Saxton. “It’s given me the knowledge and network to be a leader in the banking industry.”
GSB students acquire a broad knowledge and understanding of major bank functions and their interrelationships and develop the skills required to lead and manage effectively.
“Jeffrey exemplifies Peoples values through his daily interactions with his mortgage lending team and our customers,” said Maureen Jorgensen, senior vice president of retail sales and service. “His leadership is an asset to our community banking team.”
Saxton (NMLS# 524081) leads the Peoples mortgage division, providing direction on creative and custom solutions for home buyers throughout Wisconsin. He has more than 14 years of banking/lending experience.
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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 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 $900 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 bankpeoples.com.