Meet Our Business Bankers

Baylake Bank Business Bankers help business owners set their companies up for success by working on their business debt structure, treasury management needs and recommending other value-added products. A properly structured banking relationship always adds value to a company.

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Jamie Alberts
Market President, Bay Region
City Center Financial Center
920-431-3690 
Sturgeon Bay Financial Center
920-743-5551 

Service Area
Brown County
Door County

I take great pride in being an active and trusted advisor with my business clients. Building long-term customer relationships is dependent upon personalized, quality service with a focus on doing what is right for the customer. Baylake Bank and I would be privileged to work with you.


Education:
Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Carroll University

Community Involvement:
Big Brothers Big Sisters, Volunteer
Corpus Christi Parish, Active Member
DOOR CANcer Inc., Board Member
Legion Baseball, Coach
St. John Bosco, Volunteer

Contact Jamie Alberts

Baylake Bank City Center
301 N. Adams Street, Suite 110
Green Bay, WI 54301
Phone: 920-431-3690 
Fax: 920-430-9801

Mailing address: 
PO Box 9457 
Green Bay, WI 54308-9457

Sturgeon Bay Financial Center
217 N. 4th Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-2405
Phone: 920-743-5551 
Fax: 920-743-7422

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Dave Englebert

Dave Englebert 
Senior Business Banking Officer
City Center Financial Center
920-431-3684

Service Area
Brown County
Fox River Valley

Education & Experience
Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in Management, Concordia University
Undergraduate Degree in Economics, UW-Stevens Point
17 years of experience in Business Banking with Baylake Bank

Community Involvement
Cerebral Palsy Telethon, VIP Volunteer Member (2008-Present)
Salvation Army, Volunteer (2007 – Present)
Green Bay Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer
De Pere Rotary Club (2010-2013)
Holy Cross Parish, Finance Council (2005-2009) 

Contact Dave Englebert

City Center Financial Center
301 N. Adams Street, Suite 110
Green Bay, WI

Mailing address: 
PO Box 9457 
Green Bay, WI 54308-9457

Phone: 920-431-3684
Cell: 920-412-6663
Fax: 920-430-9801

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Leslie Gast
Vice President Business Banking Officer
Sturgeon Bay Financial Center
920-746-5441

Service Area
Door County

For over 135 years, Baylake Bank has focused on the needs of our community, encouraging active involvement in the many organizations that make Door County a special place to work and live. We are truly a community bank with local decision-making to serve your needs. Whether the need is long or short term, a family-run business, corporation or municipality, please consider me a part of your team. As a commercial banker, I am eager to work for you to help your business thrive in the future.

I analyze business plans and counsel business owners. I also work closely with cash management, accountants, and attorneys to identify the best solution for my clients.

Experienced with SBA Express, 7a, 504 Program, Export Lines of Credit and leasing opportunities, I provide lines of credit, real estate mortgages, equipment term debt, and municipal borrowing. My portfolio includes a variety of industries and municipalities.

Education & Experience
Bachelor Degree in Economics, Lawrence University
Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Lakeland College
Graduate School of Banking, Wisconsin Bankers Association (Consumer Credit and Mortgage Lending)
Leadership Door County
Certified Public Accountant
Real Estate Broker

Community Involvement
Door Community Auditorium, Event Captain, past Treasurer
Door County Economic Development Corporation, Board Member, Business Retention Committee, Revolving Loan Fund
Door County Maritime Museum, Volunteer
Girl Scouts, past Leader, Service Unit Chair, Sturgeon Bay Cookie Coordinator
Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center, past Board Member and Treasurer
United Way of Door County, past Board Member and Treasurer

Contact Leslie Gast

Sturgeon Bay Financial Center
217 N. 4th Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-2405
Phone: 920-743-5551 x1041
Fax: 920-743-7422

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Michael Gilson
Market President - Lakeshore Region
Sturgeon Bay Financial Center
920-743-5551 ext. 1038

Service Area
Door County
Kewaunee County

I have years of experience and knowledge in our market area and would like to share that expertise with you. Our employees at Baylake Bank are committed to our customers and the communities we serve. Let us help you achieve your financial goals.

Education & Experience
Bachelor Degree in Business Management, UW-Oshkosh
Graduate School of Banking, UW-Madison

Community Involvement
Door County Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund Committee
Door County Maritime Museum, Board Member
Sturgeon Bay Optimist Club, Charter Member
City of Sturgeon Bay Plan Commission
City of Sturgeon Bay Revolving Loan Fund Committee
The Clearing, Board Member 

Contact Michael Gilson

(920) 743-5551 ext. 1038

Sturgeon Bay Financial Center
217 N. 4th Avenue, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-2405

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Ken Glasheen, CPA
Vice President Business Banking Officer
Sister Bay Financial Center
920-854-2326

Service Area
Door County

I enjoy getting to know my customers and determining their exact financial needs. My customers can count on me to gain an understanding of their business and provide appropriate advice regarding all of the financial elements of their business. I strive to build long term relationships with my customers where my understanding of their particular situations and commitment to their success will provide a great benefit.

Whether you desire funds for starting a new business or expansion of an existing business, I hope you will allow Baylake Bank to service all your financial needs.

Education
Bachelor of Business Administration, St. Norbert College
Graduate School of Banking
Certified Public Accountant
Small Business Administration Lending Symposium

Community Involvement
Rotary Club of Sturgeon Bay, Member, past President
Legal Aid Society, Board of Directors
Door County Economic Development, Business Retention Committee
Frances Hardy Center for the Arts, President, Board of Directors
Door County Visitor Bureau, Finance Committee Chairman

Contact Ken Glasheen

Baylake Bank Sister Bay Financial Center
PO Box 166
2438 S. Bay Shore Drive
Sister Bay, WI 54234-0166

Phone: (920) 854-2326
Fax: (920) 854-5912

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Travis LeRoy 
Vice President Commercial Banking
City Center Financial Center
920-431-3683

VP Commercial Banking at Baylake Bank - 12 years

My clients and prospective clients are assured that their banking relationship matters. My senior management team lives and works in the area, which benefits my clients with quick turnaround and a flexible underwriting process. I have lived and worked in the area all my life and giving back to the community is a top priority for me and for Baylake Bank.

Being grounded is very important in building trust with my clients. I pride myself on hard work and bringing a blue-collar attitude to the banking world. My single biggest goal is to make sure that I am not just handling transactions for your business, but rather building a relationship that can add value to reaching your financial goals.

Community Involvement:
Board Member at Great Lakes Asset Corporation March 2013 – Present
Board Member at Junior Achievement of Wisconsin March 2012 – March 2014 (2 years 1 month)
Campaign Cabinet Member at Brown County United Way January 2012 – January 2014 (2 years 1 month)
Brown County Advisory Board Member at Clarity Care, Inc. March 2010 – March 2012 (2 years 1 month)

Contact Travis LeRoy  LinkedIn

City Center Financial Center
301 N. Adams Street, Suite 110
Green Bay, WI 543

Mailing address: 
PO Box 9457 
Green Bay, WI 54308-9457
Phone: 920-431-3683
Fax: 920-430-9801

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Jeff Miller
Senior Business Banking Officer 
Sturgeon Bay Financial Center
920-746-5439

Service Area
Door County
Kewaunee County

By first working to understand the short and long-term objectives of each business owner I works with, I help my clients achieve their goals for growth, financial management efficiency, and business succession. I take great pride in the long term relationships I have developed with my clients.

Education & Experience

40 years of Business Banking experience including Credit Analysis, Operating Capital, Business Expansion, Business Start-Up and Succession.
Stonier Graduate School of Banking
Idlewild Golf Course, Co-Owner

Community Involvement
Sturgeon Bay Visitor and Convention Center, Treasurer, Secretary
Door County Community Foundation, COIN Loan Committee, Member
St. Joseph Congregation, Finance Committee
DOOR CANcer, Volunteer
David L. Spude Foundation, Volunteer
Sturgeon Bay Community Development Corporation, past President
Door County Chamber of Commerce, Finance Committee
Lake Michigan Private Industry Council (Job Training Partnership Act), past President, past Member

Contact Jeff Miller

Phone: 920-743-5551 ext. 1039
Direct Line: 920-746-5439
Cell: 920-493-4710

Sturgeon Bay Financial Center
217 N. 4th Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-2405

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Jerry Ramus
Vice President, Senior Commercial Banker
Appleton Financial Center
(920) 731-4440 ext. 5006

Service Area
Fox Valley

With Baylake Bank, companies can expect a consultative sales approach to help them achieve their short and long term business goals.  We offer a wide variety of services tailored to your business with all decisions made locally.

Education & Experience
Master of Business Administration, UW-Milwaukee
Bachelor Degree in Economics and Business Management, Ripon College
18 years of banking experience in Commercial Lending, Commercial Underwriting, and Business Banking
7 years of experience in Commercial Banking with a variety of companies and industries

Community Involvement
Appleton YMCA, Volunteer Coach 
Appleton Little League, Volunteer Coach
Grand Chute Little League, Volunteer Coach
Wisconsin Family Business Forum, past Board Member

Contact Jerry Ramus 

(920) 731-4440 ext. 5006

Appleton Financial Center
333 S. Nicolet Road
Appleton, WI 54914

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Rick Schabo 
Market President - Fox Valley Region 
Appleton Financial Center
920-731-4440 ext. 5004

Service Area
Fox Valley

Contact Rick Schabo 


(920) 731-4440 ext. 5004

Appleton Financial Center
333 S. Nicolet Road, Appleton, WI 54914

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Michelle Sternard

Michelle Sternard
Assistant Vice President
Commercial Banking Officer
Baylake Bank City Center
920-431-3690 

Service Area
Brown County

I have over 13 years of experience at Baylake Bank covering lending, credit analysis and commercial portfolio management. While I work with many industries, my specialties include small business lending, women-owned business lending, and SBA/504 lending.

Education:
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Accomplishments:
I am a two year recipient of the Pinnacle of Excellence Award, nominated by the Baylake Bank Senior Management Team and recognized for exceptional sales and service performance, achievement of results, and a proven track record of customer excellence.

Community Involvement:

Confirmation mentor, Learning Board Member and Church Council Secretary at Bay View Lutheran Church
Sturgeon Bay Girls’ Little League Treasurer
Administration Assistant for Sturgeon Bay High School Volleyball
Member of Habitat for Humanity Selection and Support Committee

Contact Michelle Sternard  LinkedIn

Baylake Bank Financial Center
301 N. Adams Street, Suite 110
Green Bay, WI

Mailing address: 
PO Box 9457 
Green Bay, WI 54308-9457
Phone: 920-431-3685
Fax: 920-430-9801

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Lindsay Tafelski
Vice President, Business Development Business Banking 
City Center Financial Center
NMLS #886167
920-431-3690 

Service Area
Brown County

I am responsible for identifying and developing relationships with small- to medium-sized business customers. I seek opportunities to provide financial solutions for both new and existing business customers by understanding industry-wide and specific issues for each potential customer.

I enjoy representing the bank in community organizations and activities. It’s a great way to support the community, meet new people, and find ways the bank can be of service to local businesses.

Education & Experience

Bachelor of Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing, Sales, and Finance Management, University of Minnesota-Duluth
Private Banking, Cannon Financial Institute
University of Wisconsin Real Estate Finance Lending School

Community Involvement:
Boys Scouts of America, Bay-Lake Council Marketing Committee Chairman
Downtown Green Bay Kiwanis Association, President
NWTC Financial Advisory Board, Board Member
Green Bay Chamber of Commerce, Member
Ashwaubenon Business Association
Wisconsin Mortgage Bankers Association
Northeast Wisconsin Realtors Association
Friends of Rawhide, Member

Contact Lindsay Tafelski

City Center Financial Center
301 N. Adams Street, Suite 110
Green Bay, WI

Mailing address: 
PO Box 9457 
Green Bay, WI 54308-9457
Phone: 920-431-3690 
Fax: 920-430-9801

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