As the Regional Commercial Banking Manager for
Bank Mutual, Russ Plewa is responsible for leading
the commercial banking teams in both Green Bay and
Eau Claire. In addition, Russ also continues his
direct commercial banking activities with mid-market
companies located throughout Wisconsin. Russ has
over 20 years of experience financing growth
companies, expansion projects, dividend recaps, and
merger and acquisition deals. His expertise spans
multiple industries including:
Metal fabrication, foundries, forging, and machining.
Plastic injection, thermoforming, and blow molding.
Distribution and logistics.
Technology based businesses such as retail
internet, cloud management, and software.
Russ is known for his financial expertise and business
acumen. Some notable areas he exceeds in include:
Helping clients with closing management
buyouts and business acquisitions.
Tax-exempt financing in conjunction with
plant expansions and business acquisitions.
Advising clients with high growth and leverage.
Ownership transition with privately held companies
using seller paper.
Russ is past President and board member of the Wisconsin Chapter
of Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries. He also
is active in his community as Leader and Advancement
Chair of Boy Scout Troop 532. He served as a board
member and president of the Marquette University
Alumni Association from 2000-2008; and was treasurer
and audit committee and executive committee board
member for Lakeside Curative Services and board
member of Franklin Educational Foundation. Russ
earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from Marquette
University and his MBA from the University of Wisconsin-
Milwaukee. Russ has held his CPA license since 1998.
2600 N. Mayfair Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Office Phone: 414-257-8219