Kenneth D. Thompson

  • President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman
  • Capitol Bank
Kenneth "Ken" D. Thompson has been the President/CEO of Capitol Bank since 2003 and Chairman since 2018. Mr. Thompson has been in the Madison, Wisconsin banking industry for over 35 years, including 10 years at M&I Bank, before helping to start and grow Capitol Bank. Mr. Thompson served as a Director and past Chair of the Wisconsin Bankers' Association (2016-2022) and director of the Realtors Association of South -Central Wisconsin (2003-04). He has also served on the boards of a variety of local non -profits including Agrace HospiceCare, Inc. (since 2010, presently Chairperson), American Family Children's Hospital, Catholic Charities and the Breakfast Optimist Club of Madison. He currently serves on the boards for Hy Cite Enterprises and Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. Mr. Thompson holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from UW-Stevens Point (1983) and earned his EMBA from UW-Madison (1997). He also completed the Graduate School of Banking in Madison (2004) and is a graduate of Leadership Greater Madison (1996).