We are assisting our client, Ladysmith Federal Savings & Loan in Ladysmith, WI with the selection process for their next President/CEO due to the impending retirement of the long-term incumbent. LFSL is a well-established, independent, community-based and full-service mutual financial institution with approximately $55 million in assets, serving the banking needs of the area since 1934 (please see their website at www.ladysmithfederal.com). As a mutual association, they are the only locally-owned and operated financial institution in Ladysmith. Their focus is on meeting the community’s needs for financial services in a friendly, helpful, trustworthy, and proudly small-town manner.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the new President/CEO will continue their success by:
Providing visionary leadership
Developing and implementing key strategic initiatives
Effectively managing and retaining talented employees
Achieving short and long term financial objectives
Ensuring compliance to mitigate risk
Anticipating industry and area trends
Active participation in civic and community activities
Ideal candidates will possess:
At least a bachelor’s degree in business or banking related area (or equivalent experience), graduate school of banking education preferred
At least 10 years of senior management experience in at least two major areas of banking (lending, deposits, operations, etc.)
A passion and an aptitude for small-town community banking are essential
Proficiency with core banking systems (Fiserv Cleartouch or similar) and strong Excel skills
Excellent character and commitment to doing the right thing - always
LFSL offers an attractive compensation and benefits program.
If this opportunity sounds interesting, we’d love to hear from you! Please apply through Wipfli’s client career portal.
About Ladysmith Federal Savings & Loan
LFSL is a well-established, independent, community-based and full-service mutual financial institution with approximately $55 million in assets, serving the banking needs of the area since 1934 (please see their website at www.ladysmithfederal.com).