Peoples Announces Staff Promotions for 2022

Wausau, Wis. (January 20, 2022) Peoples State Bank President and CEO Scott Cattanach announces the following promotions:
Adam Siewert headshotAdam Siewert was promoted to vice president, commercial banker, Wausau – Stewart Avenue location. Siewert has been part of the commercial banking team since joining Peoples in 2018. He works with business owners and operators to assist them with their commercial banking needs. Siewert has become an integral part of the commercial team, lending his coworkers ideas on products and relationship-building.
Michelle Lulich was promoted to vice president, commercial loans and operations, Wausau – Stewart Avenue location. Lulich joined Peoples in 2005. Her team is responsible for all commercial banking documents. Additionally, Lulich took on the task of commercial loan compliance, ensuring our commercial customers and the bank’s work with them is done in a manner that conforms to all federal and state banking regulations.
Matt Maigatter was promoted to assistant vice president, commercial banker, Waukesha location. In his role, Maigatter worked diligently with business customers in the Waukesha area before, during, and after Peoples purchased Sunset Bank & Savings in 2021. As a commercial banker, he provides our customers with the sound advice and professional expertise they need to be successful business owners.
Jose Pimienta, Jr. was promoted to assistant vice president, commercial banker, West Allis location. Joining Peoples in 2016 as the second employee hired in the Milwaukee area, Pimienta has built strong relationships with both his business customers and fellow employees. He helps business owners understand Peoples’ products and how they can benefit from our services. In a short time, Pimienta has grown from a business portfolio manager to a business relationship manager to his new position as vice president – commercial banker.
Seth Wage headshotSeth Wage was promoted to assistant vice president, commercial banker, Wausau – Stewart Avenue location. Wage has become a “go-to” credit expert on the commercial banking team while at the same time helping our business owners with their lending and loan options. Hired in 2016, Wage worked on the retail team before joining the credit department. He was promoted to a commercial banker in 2019 and became an assistant vice president with this promotion.
Amanda Schessler was promoted to officer, commercial portfolio supervisor, Wausau – Stewart Avenue location. Since becoming the supervisor of the commercial portfolio team in 2021, Schessler helped meet aggressive deadlines, especially with the purchase of Sunset Bank & Savings and the commercial loan documentation transition. Schessler’s team plays a critical role in ensuring commercial loan paperwork is completed accurately and on time for our customers.
Jen Cassell headshotJennifer Cassell was promoted to officer, human resources generalist, Wausau – Stewart Avenue location. In four years at Peoples, Cassell has expanded her initial role as human resources generalist. Cassell is responsible for most of the bank’s employee documentation, including payroll, benefits, compliance, and annual state and federal paperwork filing. Cassell is participating in the Wausau Region Chamber’s Transformational Leadership program to build on her leadership skills.


Theresa Woellner headshotTheresa Woellner was promoted to officer, loan operations process manager, Wausau – Stewart Avenue location. Woellner has deep experience at Peoples, having joined the bank in 1987. In her current role, Woellner ensures the bank’s customers receive accurate loan documents, which are provided promptly. For more than 30 years, Woellner has demonstrated Peoples’ commitment to customer service and the ability to work hand-in-hand with her coworkers.


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Peoples State Bank is a community bank headquartered in Wausau, Wisconsin, serving north, central, and southeast Wisconsin from ten full-service banking locations in Marathon, Oneida, Vilas, Waukesha, and Milwaukee Counties, as well as a commercial loan production office in Stevens Point, WI.