Jody Jansen, Wild Rose, senior vice president of commercial banking at Hometown Bank in Wautoma, recently joined CAP Services’ Board of Directors.
Jansen joins Lucy Rowley, Patrick King and Robert Wedell as Waushara County representatives on CAP’s 21-member board. As a board member, Jansen will helps guide the agency’s policy and strategy as it works toward its mission to transform people and communities to advance social and economic justice.
“I look forward to being able to give back my time and experience to such a worthwhile organization,” said Jansen. “CAP Services has assisted many of my commercial clients with loans and business development programs throughout the years; however, as I have learned, there are many more vital services CAP provides that truly transform people and communities.”
Jansen served on CAP’s Business Development Loan Committee for two years prior to taking the seat on the board.
“Jody has a great relationship with our agency and the community,” said Mary Patoka, CAP’s president and CEO. “His commercial lending experience has proven an asset to our Loan Committee and will certainly continue to be a tremendous asset to our Board of Directors.”
Jansen has more than 26 years of business banking experience, working in a variety of communities in CAP’s central and eastern Wisconsin service area. He has been with Hometown Bank since October 2014.
Jansen also serves on the Waushara County Economic Development Corporation Board. He has held past board and leadership positions with the Tri-County Economic Development Corporation Board – Green Lake, Marquette, and Waushara Counties, the Berlin Business Improvement District Board; the Waushara and Green Lake County Habitat for Humanity Board; the Green Lake County Bankers Association; Berlin Fox River Days and Wild Rose Watercross.
CAP Services, Inc. is a private, nonprofit community action agency that has been advancing social and economic justice for low-income people in Marquette, Outagamie, Portage, Waupaca and Waushara counties since 1966. For more information visit capservices.org.