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Russ Plewa joins Johnson Bank as Senior Vice President – Commercial Banking Relationship Manager

Plewa comes to Johnson Bank with 28 years of experience in financial services.

By - Oct 10th, 2017 04:17 pm
Russ Plewa. Photo courtesy of Johnson Financial Group.

Russ Plewa. Photo courtesy of Johnson Financial Group.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin. October 10, 2017.  Gus Hernandez, Regional President of Johnson Bank in Milwaukee announced that Russ Plewa has joined the bank as Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking Relationship Manager.

Plewa comes to Johnson Bank with 28 years of experience in financial services. He specializes in partnering with middle market companies to finance growth, expansion projects, dividend recaps, business transitions and acquisitions. His focus is on middle market businesses and he is an expert in tax exempt bond financing. Plewa is experienced in working with companies in various industries including: metal fabrication, foundries, forging and machining, plastic injection, thermoforming, blow molding, distribution, logistics, and technology-based businesses.

Plewa received his Bachelor’s degree in finance from Marquette University and his MBA from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. He also is a certified public accountant. Plewa is past president and board member of Midwest Business Brokers & Intermediaries (MBBI) and is active with the Boy Scouts of America as a leader of Troop 532.

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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