DUBUQUE, IA—Jeffrey Mozena, President and CEO of Premier Bank, is pleased to announce the hire of Chad Wagener as Vice President, Commercial Lender.

“As we continue to grow, we sought to add a commercial lender to our team who could provide the unparalleled customer service our clients deserve, while gaining the capacity to welcome additional commercial clients and projects,” added Mozena. Wagener’s responsibilities will include creating and sustaining relations with commercial banking clients, providing commercial loans and deposit solutions with services tailored to meet each client’s needs. 

Wagener joins Premier with an extensive 15-year background in commercial lending experience—most recently serving as a Vice President, Business Banking at Dubuque Bank & Trust. Wagener is a graduate of Iowa State University and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Tippie School of Management (University of Iowa).

As an active member of his community, Wagener currently serves as vice president of the Dubuque Main Street board of directors, and recently served as past president of the Dubuque Jaycees. Wagener has also served on the All The Way Home—Tri-State Veterans conference board, and has been active with the Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce.

For more information please contact Jeffrey Mozena at (563) 588-1000.

Premier is a community bank committed to providing attractive account options with cutting-edge technology while supporting Dubuque and the surrounding area’s civic, educational and charitable organizations. Premier Bank has $271 million in assets and three locations in Dubuque.