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Debra R. Lins   -   Experience & Background

MidAmerica Bank Board Member (2012 - 2016)

Wisconsin Bancorp, Inc. Director (2013 - 2016)


State of Wisconsin Life, Health, Property and Casualty Insurance Licenses (current)

Founder, Director and CEO/President

Community Business Bancshares, Inc. & Community Business Bank (n/k/a Wisconsin River Bank) - Sauk City, WI

May 1993 - August 2012
  • Founded Community Business Bancshares, Inc. in 1993.
  • Founded Community Business Bank, attaining $65 million in footings in 18 years.
  • Spearhead organization's ongoing strategic planning.
  • Experienced manager with over 30 years of leading, motivating, training and managing people.
  • Orchestrated two successful Wisconsin only stock offerings raising $3.8 million in capital for bank's holding company.
  • Led all phases of capital exploration, evaluation and selection, with most suitable choice a partnering with larger community banking organization. Result was a "change of control" providing new capital of $3.16 million and liquidity for remaining shareholders.
  • Directed all phases of planning and construction of bank building (1994), and leasehold build-out for two bank branches.

Vice President/Senior Lender

First Business Bank of Madison - Madison, WI

January 1990 - May 1993

Instrumental in setup and opening of first Wisconsin "niche" business bank, First Business Bank of Madison, with $45 million growth in first 36 months.

Vice President/Senior Lender

M&I Bank of Southern Wisconsin f/k/a Valley Bank - Sauk City, WI

August 1979 - February 1983

Loan Officer

Badgerland Financial, f/k/a Federal Land Bank Association of Baraboo - Baraboo, WII

February 1983 - January 1990

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    MBA, Emphasis: Management
    1980 - 1984

  • Lakeland College, Sheboygan, WI
    Bachelor of Arts (Magna Cum Laude), Major: Business Administration Minors: Economics and Behavioral Science
    1977 - 1979

  • Silver Lake College, Manitowoc, WI
    1976 - 1977

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