our-history-2xProudly Serving the Coulee Region Since 1858

Operating as Western Wisconsin's oldest community bank, State Bank Financial has continued to help communities and businesses open, expand and thrive.

Over the years, State Bank Financial has grown in both assets and branch locations. The bank was originally formed by two young business men, E.N. Borresen and J.M. Holley, and opened at 227 Main Street. Over the years of operation, State Bank Financial has led with a number of banking services. Including, the area's first branch location in the town of Shelby (1972), the first walk-up window on Main Street (1974), and the "state of the art" Auto Bank (1978).

As a community bank, State Bank Financial has been heavily involved in community service and support. Our commitment to continue to serve the community through local ownership remains the same as it was back in the 1800's…to help communities, individuals, and businesses open, expand, and thrive.

Our Mission

To exceptionally serve the communities we touch and enable all State Bank Financial clients, associates and shareholders to achieve their financial goals.

You will see our mission reflected in how we do business with you, what we offer, and even in a simple conversation with a bank employee. This mission truly dictates everything we do at State Bank Financial.

What You Can Expect from Us

Local decision making, a local board of directors, and experienced, friendly bankers who are equipped with the knowledge and power to make quick decisions are just a few of the many benefits our customers have the privilege to expect when working with us.

Retail, Business, and Investments

Value-added products and services:

  • Deposit Accounts – A wide range of deposit accounts for both business and personal customers to maximize your financial position.
  • Loans – Custom-tailored lending opportunities, including leasing, that suit your particular personal, business, or agricultural needs.
  • Online and Mobile Banking Solutions – Time-savings services that make banking easier to manage than ever.
  • Treasury Management – From collections, disbursements, information reporting, and fraud protection solutions, we provide our business customers with the comprehensive conveniences to help them run efficiently.
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"On my very first call to State Bank Financial it was completely different," said Lydia Rybarczyk, owner of Fantastic Sam's hair salon in Tomah as she recalls the process of buying the salon. "They just said...'we can help you' and they did."  Rybarczyck related how Colin Fleming, VP of the Small Business Advisory Group at State Bank Financial and his team came out and met with her and began the process of helping her achieve this dream.

"I often tell people that the Small Business Advisory Group at State Bank Financial genuinely is in the business of helping owners open, expand and thrive. And when you are part of that it certainly is a fantastic partnership," said Fleming.

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