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Angie Salewsky has been promoted to Vice President/Assistant Cashier at the Farmers & Merchants Bank & Trust.

Angie Salewsky - Vice President/Assistant Cashier
Press release by Marguerite Lozier July 2014

Angie Salewsky has been promoted to Vice President/Asst. Cashier at the Farmers & Merchants Bank & Trust, Marinette.

Salewsky started at the bank in October, 1989 as a teller at the bank’s Pine Tree Mall Branch. She transferred to the bookkeeping department in 1997. She was promoted to Assistant Vice President/Bookkeeping Supervisor in 2005.

Bank President, Tom Maxwell, said “Angie is an extremely dedicated employee. She’s usually the first one to arrive each morning and her promotions through the years are well deserved. She sets an outstanding example for all of our employees by her commitment and willingness to learn new skills. She’s a leader who proves that hard work and knowledge will be recognized and rewarded.”

Angie serves on the local committee for the March of Dimes and is active in fund raising for the American Cancer Society. Angie resides in Menominee with her husband, Troy.


Thomas K. “Max” Maxwell has been promoted to Executive Vice President at the Farmers & Merchants Bank & Trust

Thomas K "Max" Maxwell
Press release by Marguerite Lozier January 2014

The Board of Directors of the Farmers & Merchants Bank & Trust has promoted Thomas K. “Max” Maxwell to Executive Vice President. His promotion is in recognition of his performance and contributions to the success of the loan department.

Maxwell will continue to direct and promote all areas of lending and supervise the bank’s loan officers. His office is located at the bank’s downtown location at 1644 Ludington Street.

A native of Marinette he graduated from Marinette High School, then obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from UW Madison. He is presently attending the Graduate School of Banking at UW Madison.

Active in the community he is a member of the Marinette Kiwanis and the Peshtigo Urban Development Action Grant Revolving Loan Committee.  He is also a member of the UW-Madison Alumni Association

He and his wife, Lisa, and three daughters live in Peshtigo.

Shannon Parrett has been promoted to Vice President at the Farmers & Merchants Bank & Trust.

 

Shannon Parrett Vice President
Press release by Marguerite Lozier July 2014

Shannon Parrett has been promoted to Vice President of the Farmers & Merchants Bank & Trust.

She has been employed by the bank since 1984. Initially hired as a teller she moved into operations. In 1989 she was named Internal Auditor and was promoted to Assistant Vice President in 1995. She became Branch Manager of the Marinette Branch, located at 2811 Roosevelt Road in 2010.

Her new responsibilities include compliance and internal audit. Shannon attended Northeastern Wisconsin Technical College and specialized in accounting, after graduating from Stephenson High School. Shannon is a graduate of the Wisconsin Bankers Associations Compliance and Operations Schools and the Bank Administration Institute’s Internal Auditing School.

Bank President, Tom Maxwell said “Shannon has been a valuable employee for many years. She’s been given increased responsibilities which she’s earned through hard work and learning new skills. We’re pleased that she’s part of our dedicated team that provides excellent services to our customers.”

Active in the community her service includes serving as a volunteer on the Boards of the Menominee Catholic Schools Endowment Fund, the Resurrection Parish Finance Council, the Menominee and Stephenson High School’s Business Departments Advisory Committees and the Advisory Board of the Wisconsin Banker’s Operations School.

Shannon resides in Menominee with her husband, Ronnie, and their sons, Zach and Braeden
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Steve Votis has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer at the Farmers & Merchants Bank & Trust.

Steve Votis Senior Vice Presideent
Press release by Marguerite Lozier January 2014

Steve Votis has been promoted to Senior Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer at the Farmers & Merchants Bank & Trust.

“This promotion recognizes the excellent job Steve has done in developing new business and establishing relationships with both new and existing customers said President Tom Maxwell. He added that he’s a real asset to this bank.

Votis provides lending and advisory services to area businesses and is responsible for consumer, mortgage and commercial loans at the bank’s downtown location at 1644 Ludington Street. He also supervises the bank’s loan support staff.

Votis joined Farmers & Merchants Bank & Trust in January, 2010.

He has 22 years of banking experience in all areas of lending. He entered the field after graduating from Ripon College with a degree in business management. He recently completed the degree requirements from the University of Wisconsin’s Graduate School of Banking.

Votis is the past president of the Peshtigo Chamber of Commerce and serves on the board of directors of the Peshtigo Area Economic Development Corporation. He is involved in Big Brother/Big Sisters and a mentoring program at Menominee Catholic Central School. He is a former member of the board of directors of Marinette Downtown Development Authority and Habitat for Humanity. Votis resides in Peshtigo.


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