Wisconsin Bank & Trust: Rick Cushman named Madison Market president

March 26, 2021 — MADISON, WI — Wisconsin Bank & Trust is pleased to announce that Rick Cushman has joined the organization as Madison Market President. He will be responsible for leading and growing the bank’s presence in the Madison market, and surrounding areas.

“Rick has built an impressive 35-year career and reputation in the banking industry and his experience will support Wisconsin Bank & Trust’s goals of continued growth in the Madison market,” said Doug Kohlbeck, Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Banking at Wisconsin Bank & Trust.

Rick earned both his Bachelor of Science and Masters of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Parkside, and is also RMA credit certified. He has been actively involved in the Madison area as a member of Rotary, and has previously served on the boards of the YMCA and Madison Development Corporation.

Of his recent hiring, Cushman said, “I’m excited to be joining the Wisconsin Bank & Trust team, which has a reputation for excellent customer service and providing financial products and services that customers value.  I look forward to helping the organization achieve their goals of being a top-performing banking organization that actively contributes to the vitality of the community where we live and work.”

About Wisconsin Bank & Trust

Wisconsin Bank & Trust (WBT), a subsidiary of Heartland Financial USA, Inc., (NASDAQ: HTLF), is a business-focused community bank with assets of more than $1.2 billion. With 13 banking centers and one loan processing office, Wisconsin Bank & Trust serves customers in the Madison, Milwaukee, Green Bay, Sheboygan, Monroe and southwest areas of Wisconsin. WBT offers a wide range of personal and business banking, private client and mortgage lending services. For more information, visit www.wisconsinbankandtrust.com or call 608.203.1214. Wisconsin Bank & Trust is a member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.

About Heartland Financial USA, Inc.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. is a $17.9 billion diversified financial services company providing commercial and retail banking, residential mortgage, wealth management, investment services and insurance services.  Heartland currently has more than 130 banking locations in more than 100 communities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, Texas and Wisconsin.  Additional information about Heartland Financial USA, Inc. is available at www.htlf.com.