Securant Bank & Trust: To host grand opening at new Elm Grove branch

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Week of March 16 festivities include daily drawings and vacation getaway grand prize

Milwaukee, Wis. (February 12, 2009) – Securant Bank & Trust invites the public to visit its newly opened Elm Grove branch located in the Autumn Grove Plaza at 12960 W. Bluemound Rd., just east of Elm Grove Rd. Beginning March 1, visitors can register at the bank for daily drawings that will take place at the Elm Grove branch during its Grand Opening Week that begins March 16.

“We’re excited about our new Elm Grove location because it is in a highly visible location that will help us continue to grow in the retail and commercial areas by helping our clients thrive,” said David Davis, Securant Bank & Trust president and CEO. “Our bank is growing; we have a strong capital position and money to lend,” Davis said. Securant Bank & Trust focuses on serving owner-managed businesses and clients with an eye on their financial future. The Elm Grove branch, which opened February 2, has lobby and drive-up hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays.

“We’re proud to be part of the Elm Grove community and invite the public to visit us now and during our Grand Opening Week when we’ll have a daily drawing for gift certificates, including a grand prize vacation getaway worth $1,500,” said Spencer Mather, assistant vice president of commercial banking, who is leading bank operations at the Elm Grove branch. “We enjoyed seeing our first guest Steve Onsager of Infratrol Manufacturing Corp. in the bank last week.”

Grand opening festivities will include daily drawings for gift certificates from neighboring merchants. Gift certificates for Takara Japanese Restaurant, Wisconsin Vision, Elements Therapeutic Massage, Wine Cellar of Wisconsin, Elm Grove Perk & Pub and Elm Grove Travel will be given away during the daily drawing. Securant Bank & Trust will also be offering a special rate of 3.5% on its Capital Investor Money Market during Grand Opening Week at its Elm Grove location only.

Securant Bank & Trust’s recently launched wealth management group will be based at the new 3,289-square-foot Elm Grove location. Wealth management services, led by Steve Corbisier, senior vice president, include financial planning, brokerage, trust services, and private banking.

The 95-year-old Securant Bank & Trust has been serving southeastern Wisconsin for 95 years. The bank’s other sites include its headquarters in Milwaukee and branches in Menomonee Falls, Hartland and Slinger.

About Securant Bank & Trust

An independent bank in operation since 1914, Securant Bank & Trust, formerly known as Milwaukee Western Bank (MWBank), specializes in serving small- to mid-sized, owner-managed businesses. The bank offers the full complement of commercial and personal financial products including checking, credit card services, loans, equipment leases, mortgages, online banking, financial planning and wealth management services. The bank has current assets of $215 million and a long history of building strong, lasting relationships with its customers. For more information, visit