Peoples Voted Best Bank and Best Mortgage Company

Best of Marathon County 2021 WinnerWausau, Wis. (July 6, 2021) — Community members have voted Peoples State Bank as the 
“Best Bank” and “Best Mortgage Company” in the Wausau Daily Herald 2021 Best of Marathon County Awards. Peoples Wealth Management was also recognized as a top-two finalist in the “Best Financial Planning” category. 

Peoples has received the community choice vote as the best bank for the tenth year in a row and the best mortgage company honor for the third straight year. 

“Holding this recognition for ten years is truly an honor,” said Scott Cattanach, Peoples State Bank president and CEO. “We work hard to provide a high level of service, products, and digital functionality to our customers, as well as support our community through numerous charitable endeavors. It’s the essence of community banking, and we are so thankful to have community support.”  

“The mortgage team takes great pride in winning this award again, every year since the inception of the category,” said Jeff Saxton, Peoples State Bank vice president – retail group leader. “This award shows how our customers feel about the service provided to them and the trust they have when choosing to work with Peoples for their home financing.” 

Cattanach notes Peoples employees are heavily invested in the communities where they work, giving back more than 5,675 hours of volunteer time in 2020. Employees are encouraged to donate their time and talent to non-profit organizations, sports teams, schools, clubs, and community programs. Employees are provided 20 hours of volunteer time off (VTO) per year to make it easier to volunteer during their normally scheduled work hours. 

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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.