Mark is a Wisconsin native with over 35 years of experience in commercial banking. His deep connection with business owners allows him to consult on matters from expanding into new markets to adding buildings, all with the goal of helping companies grow.

    Author: Mark Sterr

    Mark is a Wisconsin native with over 35 years of experience in commercial banking. His deep connection with business owners allows him to consult on matters from expanding into new markets to adding buildings, all with the goal of helping companies grow.

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    Mark Sterr

    Author: Mark Sterr
    Date: 02/13/2019

    What Makes a Good Banking Relationship?

    It’s almost Valentine’s Day, the time of year when we celebrate the relationships we have with the people in our lives. While we’re probably not at the top of your Valentine’s Day gift-giving list, did you ever stop...

    Topics: Financing , Business Growth , General Business

    Mark Sterr

    Author: Mark Sterr
    Date: 08/22/2018

    5 Things Successful Business Owners Should Do In Tough Times

    Most businesses at one time or another will experience challenging periods where revenue dips or profitability is compromised; whether from market contraction, emerging competitors, loss of a key customer, raw...

    Topics: Financing , Business Growth , Cash Management , General Business

    Mark Sterr

    Author: Mark Sterr
    Date: 01/17/2018

    Lease vs. Buy: Which Makes the Most Sense for Startups and Other Businesses?

    Companies regularly find themselves in the position of having to invest in equipment that will allow them to continue growing their businesses. If those businesses are startups, the need is sometimes more urgent, as...

    Topics: Financing , Business Growth

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    Mark Sterr

    Author: Mark Sterr
    Date: 12/06/2017

    Small Business Acquisition: Tips for Ensuring Management & Employee Continuity

    Most every CEO or owner of a small business—whether a manufacturing company or a service provider—has a good idea of what they need to understand as they evaluate and consider the purchase of another company: they’ll...

    Topics: Business Acquisition

    Benefits of Community Business Bank