Johnson Bank: Ron Cockle named director of mortgage banking at Johnson Bank

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Racine, Wisconsin, September 3, 2014 – Peter X. Engel, Executive Vice President of Consumer Banking at Johnson Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Ron Cockle as Senior Vice President – Director of Mortgage Banking Services for Johnson.

“Our mortgage line of business has been and will continue to be a critical part of our company’s success,” said Engel. “Ron’s extensive background in the mortgage industry and his 32+ years of experience make him uniquely qualified to lead our team in this dynamic market.”

In his new role, Cockle assumes the overall responsibility of the mortgage line of business, leading the mortgage teams in both Wisconsin and Arizona.

A resident of Nashotah, Wisconsin, Cockle has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from UCLA, and has lived in the Milwaukee area since 1994. He is an active member of the Wisconsin Mortgage Bankers Association. Also as an active member of his community, Cockle has served and supported numerous organizations and causes over the years.

Johnson Bank is a member of Johnson Financial Group, a premier financial services company offering comprehensive financial solutions in the areas of banking, wealth and insurance. The $3.9 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 in Racine, Wisconsin. For more information visit http://www.johnsonbank.com and http://www.johnsonins.com