BROOKFIELD, Wis. (June 30, 2014) – Ridgestone Bank received the Wisconsin SBA Volume Lender Award at the 25th Annual Lender’s Conference in the Wisconsin Dells last month.  Ridgestone Bank’s Wisconsin SBA loans totaled $46.8 million in fiscal 2013.

“I am pleased with the achievements of our team,” said Bruce Lammers, president and CEO of Ridgestone Bank. “Our focus continues to be on government guaranteed loans for small and mid-sized businesses throughout Wisconsin and the Midwest.  It’s always good to see the number of customers we have been able to help through alternative lending options utilizing SBA loan programs.”

Ridgestone Bank is a privately-held bank with locations in Brookfield, Wis. and Schaumburg, Ill., as well as lending teams in Indianapolis, Green Bay, Wis. and Wausau, Wis. Founded in 1995, the bank is a leader in small business and government guaranteed lending nationwide and also provides retail banking services, including checking, money markets, CD’s, and other convenience services at its branch locations.  Distinguished by the SBA as an “SBA Preferred Lender,” Ridgestone Bank is the 7th most prolific SBA lender in the nation is the number one SBA lender in Illinois and is the number one SBA lender in its asset size in Wisconsin.  Ridgestone Bank is a leader in USDA lending in the United States and has been recognized as a valued partner by the USDA for its commitment to small businesses.  For more information, call 262-789-1011 or visit


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