WPS: National trade group recognizes WPS Bank for loan production

Contact: Ellen Foley


(608) 226-8089


MADISON, Wis.—July 30, 2014—WPS Community Bank is among the top independent banks in the nation for loan production, according to a trade group’s new ranking.

The July edition of ICBA Independent Banker magazine included WPS Bank in its list of the top 100 overall industry loan producers. With $91 million in total assets, the bank’s total loans to total assets ratio was 88%. The bank ranked third in Wisconsin and 42nd overall in the nation among independent banks.

WPS Bank “has been highly successful in providing loans to individuals, families and small businesses,” according to Camden Fine, President and CEO of the Independent Community Bankers of America, which publishes the magazine. “Clearly, your community bank goes above and beyond in serving your customers while delivering impressive lending results that help your community thrive,” Fine said.

“We are very pleased to be recognized for our willingness to provide the needed loan funds to support the financial needs of our community and, more importantly, to do so in a safe and sound manner,” said WPS Bank President & CEO John Hecht.

About WPS Community Bank

Founded in January 2009, WPS Community Bank provides personalized banking services to individuals and small to mid-size businesses in Dane County and throughout Wisconsin. The bank is a subsidiary of Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation (WPS). To learn more about financial services provided by WPS Community Bank, please contact any of the friendly personal bankers at 608-224-5550, or stop by the bank at 5900 Gisholt Drive, Madison, Wis. Website: www.bankwps.com.