Wisconsin Community Bank: Elects John K. Faust to Board of Directors

MEDIA CONTACT:

Thomas J. Wilkinson, Chairman and CEO

(608) 203-1201 or [email protected]

MADISON, Wis. – Thomas J. Wilkinson, Chairman and CEO of Wisconsin Community Bank announces the election of John K. Faust to its Board of Directors. John will join existing directors, Lynn B. Fuller, Thomas J. Wilkinson, Kevin S. Tenpas, Vernon J. Jesse, J. Cory Recknor, Robert A. Reffue, Susan M. Schmitz, Steven F. Streff, Larry A. Swalheim and Marshall D. Zwygart. In making the announcement, Wilkinson stated, “We are excited to have John join our Board. He is a highly successful executive with deep experience in the real estate world. His business acumen and financial insights will be a valuable addition to our Board,” added Wilkinson.

Faust is the President and C.F.O. of Horizon Development Group, Inc. based in Madison, Wisconsin. John graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. John developed his real estate expertise by working as the manager of J&D of Madison, Ltd., a regional development property management firm specializing in Alzheimer care facilities and commercial motel development.

He has served on the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) Tax Credit Advisory Committee, is a Board Member of Construction Resource Network Group and has been a member of the Finance Council at his local church for the past 5 years.

About Wisconsin Community Bank

Wisconsin Community Bank, a member of Heartland Financial USA, Inc., has assets of $474 million. The bank operates offices in Fitchburg, Cottage Grove, Madison, Middleton, Sheboygan, Green Bay and Monroe. With headquarters at 8240 Mineral Point Road, Madison, Wis., Wisconsin Community Bank offers a unique composition of credit and deposit services. The bank is a member of FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender. Visit http://www.thewcb.com or call (608) 203-1200 to learn more.