Community fuels National Exchange Bank
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The staff at the Howards Grove location of National Exchange Bank & Trust is comprised of (from left) Sierra Birr, Cheryl Klauck, Tracy Kracht, Lori Korlesky, Carol Knoener, Diane Sabrowksy, and Timothy Stielow. Not pictured is Sharleen Meinnert.

National Exchange Bank & Trust is an independent, family-owned financial institution that has been held in high regard as one of the highest rated financial institutions in the Midwest for many years.

Their strength comes from community.

National Exchange Bank believes in investing in the communities they serve. It has consistently been a leader in lending to homeowners and businesses in its markets.

National Exchange Bank & Trust is an advocate for education and financial literacy in its communities. Each year banker volunteers offer to give bank tours to local schools and student organizations and visit their local schools to give presentations on savings and credit. This past school year 30 bankers from National Exchange Bank & Trust presented to more than 700 students.

“We strive to provide our community members with the best banking products available, along with the kind of local, friendly service you expect from your community bank,” said Cheryl Klauck, assistant vice president and regional operations leader at the Howards Grove office on Wisconsin Drive.

As a locally owned financial institution, National Exchange Bank is an independent bank with big bank abilities. Its commercial lending limit is more than $30 million, and it has a number of commercial banking solutions to help local businesses be more efficient. From business internet banking and payroll/ direct deposit services to simple checking accounts for business owners; there is something for any business banking need.

In the past two years, National Exchange Bank has introduced new technology into its product offerings including mobile banking with remote check deposit and online account opening.

They also continue to improve the benefits offered to their customers. Debit and credit card customers have the benefit of earning rewards for their everyday purchases from the same rewards program. This means qualifying purchases made using either type of card can combine points to earn a reward sooner. Rewards offered include gift cards, name brand merchandise and travel. National Exchange Bank & Trust is a

locally owned, independent bank with 27 locations throughout east central Wisconsin. For more information about National Exchange Bank & Trust, visit