Joe Loebl was recently hired as vice president and bank secrecy officer for Port Washington State Bank. Loebl joins PWSB with 17 years of experience in financial services, including 13 years as Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance professional. In prior positions, he investigated suspicious activity, conducted systems training, oversaw audit and exam preparation, assisted with technology issue remediation, and helped develop strong financial crime professionals.
In the role as BSA Officer of PWSB, Joe will leverage his experience to oversee the development, implementation and administration of all aspects of the BSA program. This position monitors compliance with state and federal laws and regulation that all banks follow to protect customers and society as a whole.
“We’re very happy to have someone with Joe’s credentials and tenure in this role,” commented James Schowalter, president and chief operating officer. “Joe has focused on continuous education throughout his career, something we value at PWSB,” Schowalter added.
Loebl received his bachelor of arts in economics at Denison University. Additionally, he is certified by the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS) and has a certificate in Fraud Prevention with the American Banking Association. Loebl also actively seeks out continuing education courses at UW-Milwaukee to expand his interests outside of financial services.