James H. Hegenbarth, Vice Chairperson Elect

  • Market President
  • Greenwoods State Bank

James H. Hegenbarth is a bank executive who has been in the industry since 1985 and is currently serving as Market President of Greenwoods State Bank in Lake Mills, Wisconsin. He served as President/CEO and Board member of Park Bank, Madison, WI, from August 1991 to January 2024. Under his guidance, the bank grew from $80 million to $1.5 billion in assets. Prior to Park Bank, Mr. Hegenbarth was employed by First Bank N.A. (now US Bank). Mr. Hegenbarth was recognized as the Wisconsin Bankers Association (WBA) Banker of the Year for 2020. He has served on the WBA Board of Directors and Government Relations Committee, the American Bankers Association FHLB Committee, American Family Children's Hospital at University of Wisconsin Board, and held numerous other leadership positions on non-profit and civic organizations in the Dane County, Wisconsin area. Mr. Hegenbarth is a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and earned his undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin -Madison.