Peoples Hires Corey Barnes as Retail Sales Manager

Peoples Hires Corey Barnes as Retail Sales Manager


Wausau, Wis. (June 13, 2024) Peoples State Bank announces Corey Barnes as Retail Sales Manager in Wausau. Barnes will be responsible for leading branch retail sales and service efforts.

“Corey brings nearly 20 years of experience in the financial services industry to Peoples. His knowledge of working with both mid-sized and large banks will be critical to our continued success,” said Jeffrey Saxton, Peoples State Bank vice president, and retail group leader. “We’re confident he will be a significant addition to our leadership team while supporting the growth we’re experiencing.”

Barnes most recently worked in a leadership position at a local credit union. He is looking forward to joining Peoples in this newly created role.

“Peoples State Bank is well-known and respected in the area,” said Barnes. “I’m excited to join Peoples and contribute to their success as a strong community bank that supports local economic growth. I plan to use my energy and skillset to motivate, lead, and encourage positive productivity while remaining dedicated to serving our customers.”

Barnes is a Wausau native who has lived in central Wisconsin nearly all his life. He holds a sales management degree from Minnesota South-East Technical College and a marketing degree from Western Wisconsin Technical College. He enjoys spending time with his family and volunteering at several organizations in the Wausau area.

Peoples State Bank is a community bank headquartered in Wausau, Wisconsin, serving north, central, and southeast Wisconsin from eleven full-service banking locations in Marathon, Oneida, Vilas, Portage, Waukesha, and Milwaukee Counties, and loan production offices in Dane and Milwaukee Counties. Peoples was founded in 1962 and has total assets in excess of $1.4 billion. Peoples is an Equal Housing Lender and Member FDIC. More information about Peoples can be found at

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. PSB Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Peoples State Bank, trades its common stock under stock symbol PSBQ on the OTCQX Market.