Johnson Financial Group: John J. Mau named director of corporate credit administration

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RACINE, WI. December 27, 2011.  Dan Defnet, Chief Credit Officer for Johnson Financial Group recently named John J. Mau Senior Vice President, Director of Corporate Credit Administration for the company.

In his new role, Mau will focus on refining the bank’s credit process, while working in partnership with the Regional Presidents and commercial banking teams  

“Adding John’s experience to our credit team will help us gain efficiencies in many areas of credit administration,” said Defnet.

Mau brings nearly 25 years of industry experience with him. Most recently, Mau served as Senior Corporate Manager managing credit and loan operations at BMO/M&I Bank.

Mau earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from the University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire and his Master of Science degree in Investments and Banking from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

A resident of Delafield, Mau is an active member of his community. He is the former Wisconsin Chapter President and Board Member of Risk Management Association (RMA) and also served as the Finance Committee Chair and Board Member of the Dane County Mental Health Center. Mau has been an active youth coach throughout the years coaching both soccer and basketball.

Johnson Bank is a member of Johnson Financial Group, a premier financial services company offering comprehensive financial solutions in the areas of banking, trust, insurance, investment management and leasing.  The $4.2 billion financial services company has operating companies in Wisconsin and Arizona.  Principal owners of Johnson Financial Group are members of the Samuel C. Johnson family.  Helen Johnson-Leipold is Chairman of Johnson Financial Group and Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Johnson Outdoors Inc. in Racine, Wisconsin. For more information visit and