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Matthew Lemke Named FSB Leader

We are excited to welcome Matthew Lemke as the new president of First State Bank. Matt succeeds Bob Van Asten who is retiring on March 31 of this year.

Matt’s extensive experience in bank operations and visionary leadership style will help shape First State Bank’s culture and continued commitment to providing fantastic experiences for our customers and communities.

Matt began his banking career in 2004 as a personal banker at JP Morgan Chase in Appleton. He advanced his banking knowledge and leadership skills in his roles as senior branch manager at Associated Bank in Appleton from 2005 to 2010, and as director of retail/market manager for Baylake Bank’s Green Bay and Central Wisconsin branches from 2010 to 2016. Matt joined Investors Community Bank in Manitowoc in 2016 where he served as senior vice president of banking services before his promotion to executive vice president – chief retail and deposit officer in 2021. Most recently, Matt has been the executive vice president and chief operating officer at Bristol Morgan Bank in Oakfield.

“First State Bank has a long history of serving its customers, communities, and employees.  I am excited to join an outstanding team and look forward to carrying on that dedication to delivering a meaningful community banking experience,” said Matt. 

Matt will also be elected to First State Bank’s board of directors on January 23. Bob Van Asten will continue in his role as CEO until his retirement, after which Matt will become president and CEO.

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