Forward Bank promotes four executives


Marshfield – Forward Bank’s board voted in favor of promotions for four corporate officers at its May meeting.

Megan Genteman has been promoted to Vice President / Director of Depository Operations. She oversees the deposit handling operations team for Forward. Genteman brings over 14 years of financial services experience to the Forward Bank team.

John Kaprelian has been promoted to vice president / retail manager. It provides strategic direction and oversight for frontline staff serving the 9 communities served by Forward Bank. Kaprelian brings 12 years of experience in financial services.

Chris Mueller has been promoted to Vice President / Chief Compliance Officer. He guides all bank staff through the ever-changing world of banking regulations. Mueller has been in the financial services industry for 24 years.

Holly Zopfi has been promoted to Vice President / Director of Lending Operations. She started at Forward as a personal banker and held positions in office management and mortgage lending. Zopfi has over 15 years of experience in financial services.

“Each person promoted has played an important role in the bank’s success,” said Bill Sennholz, CEO of Forward Bank. “Their advancement in our organization represents our goal to develop and recognize our talent base. The skills and experience of our management team continue to position Forward for a bright future.

Forward Bank is an independent, customer-owned community bank that operates for the benefit of its depositors while offering no-charge deposit options, loan fees, and lower rates. The Bank continues to be community driven by proudly supporting local clubs, businesses, sports, organizations and schools.

Forward Bank currently has offices in Colby, Greenwood, Marshfield, Medford, Park Falls, Phillips, Stanley, Thorp and Withee. For more information, please visit

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