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Johnson Financial Group names Jim Popp President of Johnson Bank

Mr. Popp will officially join Johnson Financial Group in May of this year.

By - Mar 8th, 2017 09:46 am
Jim Popp. Photo courtesy of Johnson Financial Group.

Jim Popp. Photo courtesy of Johnson Financial Group.

Milwaukee, WI – March 8, 2017 –  Thomas M. Bolger, President and Chief Executive Officer of Johnson Financial Group is  pleased to announce the appointment of long time Milwaukee banking executive James R. Popp as President of Johnson Bank and EVP of Johnson Financial Group.

“Our commitment as a leading financial services partner in Wisconsin is strengthened today as we officially announce news that Jim Popp has accepted an offer to join Johnson Financial Group,” said Bolger. “Jim brings a seasoned perspective of what it takes to succeed in the Wisconsin marketplace. He understands and values the approach we take to serving our customers and communities as a family-owned business.” Mr. Popp has served in the banking industry since 1988. Most recently, he served as market president of Chase Bank in Wisconsin and Minnesota and the managing director for Chase Middle Market Banking in Wisconsin.

“Jim’s a great cultural fit too,” continued Bolger. “Bringing nearly 30 years of financial services experience, Jim’s knowledge of the industry in the markets we serve will be a great complement to our team and directly impact our growth plans.”

Mr. Popp will officially join Johnson Financial Group in May of this year. A resident of Mequon, Popp is a prominent and active member of the Milwaukee community having served on numerous statewide organizations and partnered with several nonprofits during his career.

Johnson Financial Group is a premier, privately owned financial services company offering comprehensive financial solutions through Johnson Bank, Johnson Insurance and Cleary Gull Advisors. As trusted partners, Johnson Financial Group associates work together to sustain thriving futures for business, individuals and communities. The $4 billion financial services company operates in Wisconsin, Arizona and Minnesota. Principal owners of Johnson Financial Group are members of the Samuel C. Johnson family. Helen Johnson-Leipold is Chairman of Johnson Financial Group in Racine, Wisconsin. For more information visit, and

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