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Farmers & Merchants State Bank

The staff at Farmers & Merchants State Bank is here to help provide you with the best banking services available. Our Board of Directors helps determine the direction of the bank, and considers what will be best for the communities we serve. Please take a moment to browse through our staff so you know who you’re speaking with when you stop by our offices.

  • Waterloo Office

  • William E. Campbell

    William E. Campbell

    President & CEO | NMLS ID#615943

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Executive Officers Phone: (920) 478-7003 Get in touch with me

    Bill Campbell has been with Farmers & Merchants State since 2001, and currently serves as the bank’s President and CEO. In his current role, Bill is responsible for overseeing the bank’s operations, especially in terms of being a resource for senior management. Bill has been in the banking industry since 1983, and has customers in a variety of ways, including as a teller, personal banker, loan officer just to name a few. Bill takes great pride in continuing to develop the bank’s staff to provide a better customer service experience.

    Away from the office, Bill enjoys spending time with his wife, Brenda. They have a terrier named Banjo, and love cheering for the Green Bay Packers and the Wisconsin Badgers, especially the hockey and football teams. Bill is also an active member of the community, volunteering his time with the Marshall Scholarship Foundation and the Jefferson County Realtors Association. He is also a past member of the Lake Mills Fire Department.

  • William Hogan, CPA

    William Hogan, CPA

    Executive Vice President & CFO

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Executive Officers Phone: (920) 478-7007 Get in touch with me

    William Hogan has been a member of the Farmers & Merchants State Bank team since 2004. In his role as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, William is responsible for making sure the bank’s finances are managed responsibly. He makes sure the bank’s resources are used wisely, from basic office supplies to monitoring the bank’s treasury management.

    William and his wife Lynne have one son and one daughter. William cheers for the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers and the Texas A&M Aggies, where his daughter is currently a graduate student. William volunteers his time at the local food pantry. He is also a distinguished toast master and a green belt in karate.

  • David Stronach

    David Stronach

    Vice President, Commercial Lending | NMLS ID#615941

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Executive Officers Phone: (920) 478-7000 Get in touch with me

    David Stronach came to Farmers & Merchants State Bank in 2002. As Vice President of Commercial Lending, David oversees the bank’s commercial lending staff. He develops relationships with the business community to help expand the bank’s customer base while providing financing solutions to local business owners.

    David is an avid sports fan, and cheers for all the major teams from Wisconsin, specifically the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers and the University of Wisconsin Badgers.

  • Marshall Office

  • Kim E. Abraham

    Kim E. Abraham

    Vice President, CMO & Branch Mgr.

    Location: Marshall Office Division: Executive Officers Phone: (608) 655-1628 Get in touch with me

    Kim Abraham has been with Farmers & Merchants State Bank since 2002 and currently serves as the bank’s Chief Marketing Officer and Bank Manager for the Marshall office. Kim is responsible for a lot of things at the bank, including overseeing special events, developing relationships, cooking egg bakes or marching in local parades.

    Kim and her husband Jeff are the proud “personal attendants” to Sweetness, a sheltie shepherd named after Walter Payton. Obviously, Kim is a huge Chicago Bears fan, and also cheers for the Blackhawks and Cubs. She is also a board member for the Waterloo Food Pantry, and is active in the Marshall Business Association, especially in planning special events.

  • Waterloo Office

  • Barbara J. Hennessy

    Barbara J. Hennessy

    Vice President Commercial Lending | NMLS ID#615935

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Commercial Lending Phone: (920) 478-7018 Get in touch with me

    A graduate of Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Barbara Hennessy has been with Farmers & Merchants Bank since 1994. As Vice President of Commercial Lending, Barbara helps business owners and farmers in Marshall and Waterloo find the right business lending or ag lending solution that will allow them to get started or continue to thrive.

    Barbara is proud to live and work in Waterloo, and is involved with community causes that help keep the city strong. Barbara is active in the Waterloo Food Pantry and the Waterloo Carousel.

  • Malinda Weisensel, CFP®, AVP

    Malinda Weisensel, CFP®, AVP

    LPL Financial Advisor

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Financial Services Phone: (920) 478-7019 Get in touch with me

    If you’re looking for a Jack of all trades for Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Malinda Weisensel has done it all since joining the team in 2007. Whether it’s been assisting with maintenance and technology support or helping customers pursue their financial planning goals, Malinda does her best to make things clear and understandable for everyone. She takes pride in being a problem solver, and uses her diverse skill set to make sure she finds the solution that is right for each customer.

    Malinda and her husband Brett have been married for 12 years and have two daughters, Halle and Kennedy, and one dog. In addition to participating in the bank’s community activities, Malinda also enjoys coaching her daughters’ sports teams. Even though she grew up in Deerfield, she’s happy to live in Marshall, where she loves cheering for the Packers, the Badgers and her daughters’ sports teams.

  • Brad Chadwick

    Brad Chadwick

    Mortgage Lender & Universal Banker

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Mortgage Lending Get in touch with me

    Brad Chadwick has done a little bit of everything since joining the Farmers & Merchants State Bank in 2007. In his current job as a mortgage lender, he is responsible for helping customers purchase or refinance their homes. He also helps customers with personal loans, opens deposit accounts and answers customer questions about bank services.

    Brad loves animals, and has a few pets with his girlfriend. He volunteers his time with the Waterloo Dog Park, the Watertown Humane Society and the local food pantry. He also loves cheering for the Green Bay Packers and the Wisconsin Badgers.

  • Marshall Office

  • Scott Cochems

    Scott Cochems

    Vice President Commercial Lending | NMLS ID#1084068

    Location: Marshall Office Division: Commercial Lending Phone: (608) 655-1473 Get in touch with me

    Scott Cochems came to Farmers & Merchants State Bank in 2011 and brings more than 15 years of commercial lending experience to our team. As Vice President of Commercial Lending, Scott is responsible for new business development and growing and maintaining the bank’s commercial loan portfolio while remaining a resource for local business owners.

    Scott is married to Melanie, a teacher in the Middleton Plains School District. He is active in the local Rotary Club and enjoys cheering for the Wisconsin Badgers and Green Bay Packers. 

  • Joy Probst

    Joy Probst

    AVP Retail Banking/Bus. Banking Coord. | NMLS ID#615929

    Location: Marshall Office Division: Personal Bankers Phone: (920) 478-7012 Get in touch with me

    Joy Probst has been with Farmers & Merchants State Bank since 2003. She is currently the Assistant Vice President of Retail Banking and Business Banking Coordinator. Joy’s responsibilities include everything from opening new accounts for personal and business banking customers to helping connect business customers with cash management services that allow them to operate more efficiently.

    With her husband Tom, Joy has two children and two grandsons. She is active in several bank-supported causes, including Wiener and Kraut Day and the Marshall Fireman’s Parade. When it comes to sports, Joy loves to cheer for the Green Bay Packers and the Wisconsin Badger football team. 

  • Kyler Kabat

    Kyler Kabat

    Mortgage Loan Originator | NMLS ID#1008823

    Location: Marshall Office Division: Mortgage Lending Phone: (608) 655-1632 Get in touch with me

    Joining the Farmers & Merchants State Bank in 2013, Kyler Kabat currently serves as one of the bank’s mortgage originators. In that role, Kyler is responsible for helping bank customers find the mortgage option that will help them afford their dream home. Kyler is also currently attending Madison College for a degree in Finance.

    Kyler married his wife, Jennifer, in 2014 and he is close with his parents and brother, Kaden. Kyler loves sports, especially the Badgers, and the outdoors where he enjoys camping, hiking and spending time on the water. Kyler is active as a leader in his church youth group and has participated in the Fort Atkinson Food Drive, as well.

  • Ann Renforth

    Ann Renforth

    Universal Banking Supervisor

    Location: Marshall Office Division: Universal Banking Get in touch with me

    Since 2005, Ann Renforth has been helping Farmers & Merchants State Bank’s customers find the banking services they need, whether that’s opening a new account or applying for a loan. As a Universal Banking Supervisor, she helps implement programs to train our teams to tend to customer needs, regardless of the service they are interested in. She is also part of the bank’s leadership group.

    At home, Ann and her husband, Bob, have been married for 20 years and have three daughters: Melanie, Cassie and Ally. She and Bob love supporting their girls by attending extra-curricular activities. Ann is currently the President of the Waterloo Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Chamber’s Board of Directors. She’s also active with the Waterloo Booster Club and the local food pantry.

  • Waterloo Office

  • Board of Directors

    Board of Directors

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Board of Directors

    Standing from left to right:  William Hogan, Gene Davis, Terry Hellenbrand, Andrew Griggs and Terry Weisensel.  Seated from left to right:  James Beyer, William Campbell and Dr. Joe Arena.