Wisconsin Community Bank: Wealth Management Group on Bloomberg Professional Services


Polly Hauser, SVP Wealth Management Group


Madison, WI – April 20, 2011 – Andrew Douglas, Chief Investment Officer for the Wealth Management Group of Wisconsin Community Bank has been selected as an economic forecast contributor by Bloomberg Professional Services. This economic indicator survey reports various economic projections, or forecasts, of approximately sixty institutions. The projections include areas such as GDP, CPI, unemployment, interest rates, etc. “We are very proud of Andrew for achieving this accomplishment”, commented Bruce Rehmke, Executive Vice President, Wealth Management Group.

As Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer for the Wealth Management Group of Wisconsin Community Bank and Heartland Financial USA, Inc., Douglas is responsible for determining investment policy and setting investment strategy for Wealth Management client portfolios. He also heads the market and economic research functions for the Wealth Management Group. Andrew received his BS and MBA degrees from the University of Tennessee – Martin and earned his designation as a Chartered Financial Analyst in 2002. He has over ten years of investment management experience and joined the company in 2005.

About Wealth Management Group

Wealth Management Group services are provided through Wisconsin Community Bank with more than $2 billion in assets under its supervision. Unlike a brokerage arena, clients give WMG complete discretion to buy and sell securities on their behalf, making its role crucial. Staff members are highly credentialed, knowledgeable and experienced in their various areas of expertise. Further information about the Wealth Management Group can be gathered at http://www.wmgplanonit.com.

About Wisconsin Community Bank

Wisconsin Community Bank, a member of Heartland Financial USA, Inc., operates offices in Fitchburg, Cottage Grove, Madison, Middleton, and Monroe. 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. Photo of Andrew Douglas attached.